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The seventh annual Giving Hearts Day is set for this Thursday, Feb. 13. Four local nonprofits, including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Detroit Lakes & Perham, Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Foundation, Hospice of the Red River Valley and Lakes Crisis & Resource Center. All online donations of $10 during that 24-hour period will be matched. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Nonprofits reach out for help through online fundraiser

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Each year since 2008, the Dakota Medical Foundation and Impact Foundation have joined forces to create a unique “virtual” fundraising event known as Giving Hearts Day (GHD).


This 24-hour, online give-a-thon has dramatically increased the fundraising success of charities of North Dakota and western Minnesota — and this Thursday, Feb. 13, four local nonprofits are joining in the fun.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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