The Best of the Red River Valley 2021: Best Nonprofit Organization
Readers named Fix it Forward Ministry 'Best Nonprofit Organization' in the Best of the Red River Valley 2021 competition.
Winner: Fix it Forward Ministry
Location: Fargo, Moorhead
What is your favorite part of the job?
“We love seeing the impact that giving away a car, or repairing a car, makes on a family. It’s easy to recognize how it will make the recipient’s life easier, but so many times it’s in ways that one would never expect,” Stephen Dorsey said. “We also see how much having their own transportation helps their families and friends who were previously assisting them. We also love seeing how, when someone has been down for so long, something simple like a car can give them hope for the future that more good things can happen to them.”
How can people best support your organization?
“There are four ways that we ask for support. First is with time, we are always looking for volunteers,” Dorsey said. “Secondly, we are always looking for resources like cash donations...‘Third, we ask that people spread the word and tell their friends and family about what we are doing...Lastly, by becoming a customer of our partner, Fix It Forward Auto Care, you help support the business that supports us with free space, tools and resources.
Second place: Essentia Health
Third Place: West Fargo Events
Fourth Place: Bethany Retirement Living
Fifth Place: Sanford Health