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Helping Hands

  •  Pancake breakfast: University Lutheran Church is holding a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ground Round, 2800 32nd Ave. S., Grand Forks. The breakfast will include pancakes, sausage or bacon and a beverage for $5, which will be used to support a mission trip to Ecuador. Info: (701) 775-4745.
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  •  Live auction: Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 2 and its Auxiliary will hold its annual fundraising live auction at noon Saturday at the East Grand Forks American Legion, 1009 Central Ave. N.W. Funds raised will be used to support projects for veterans. Info: (218) 791-9613.
  •  Fun night fundraiser: The Heritage Foundation (Heritage Village) is holding its Spring Fun Night Fundraiser starting at 5 p.m. Saturday at the VFW in East Grand Forks. Tickets are $25 and will include dinner, a silent auction, games, door prizes and raffle drawings. Info: (218) 773-0471.
  •  Linen sale: Altru Alliance is holding its first linen sale fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 20 and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 21 in the lower level of Altru Hospital. Proceeds benefit Altru patients and families. Info: (701) 780-5125.
  •  Pancake breakfast: The VFW Past Commanders Club of Post 3817 is sponsoring a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon March 22 at the VFW, 312 DeMers Ave., East Grand Forks. Pancakes and sausage or biscuits and gravy will be served for $6 per person. Proceeds will assist veterans, their families and other charitable needs. Info: (701) 773-2481.
  •  Fire Hall Theatre fundraiser: Amy Muiderman will teach a cooking class introducing participants to the wonderful world of rice dishes from 2 to 4 p.m. March 22. Save your spot by emailing Amy atakevinm@centurylink.net or calling (701) 599-2348; space is limited. The class is $50, with funds going to help repair the Fire Hall Theatre’s bricks and mortar. Info: (701) 599-2348.
  •  Purses with a Purpose: Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons is hosting Purses with a Purpose from 6 to 9 p.m. March 25 at the Ramada Inn. The event will include a plated dinner, entertainment, and a live and silent auction. Gently used purses will also be available for purchase. Tickets are $25, and the deadline to purchase them is today. Info: (800) 437-4399.
  •  Park fundraiser: Kiwanis Park in Grand Forks has been selected for Macy’s “Heart Your Park” program. Through March 31, customers at Macy’s in Grand Forks can donate $1 or more to benefit Kiwanis Park. Macy’s will match the total customer donation dollar for dollar across all stores up to $250,000.
  •  Stewart benefit: Anthony Stewart suffered frostbite over the Christmas holiday and had to have six fingers amputated. A benefit supper and silent auction will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 5 at the Lancaster (Minn.) Community Center to offset medical, travel, rehab and future prosthetics costs. You can also help by contacting James Stewart by March 31 to donate items for the silent auction. Info: (218) 681-3396stewart@mncable.net.
  •  Troop donation: “Authors Supporting Our Troops” is looking for published authors to send original signed copies of their book to the project, which will send the books to troops stationed in Kuwait and Afghanistan. You can also support the project by contacting authors and asking them to donate or by purchasing an “Authors Supporting Our Troops” T-shirt. Info: Armand Rosamilia,armandrosamilia@gmail.com.
  •  Discount card fundraiser: The Boy Scouts of America’s Northern Lights Council has launched its first discount-card fundraiser called Eagle Camp Card, an initiative is designed to help scouts pay their own way to summer camp. The cards are wallet-sized and sell for $10, featuring one-time deals and reusable discounts from local businesses. To buy a card contact the Northern Lights Council at (701) 293-5011.
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