Life 97.9 Listeners Provide Essentials for At-Risk and Homeless Youth

FARGO, N.D. (October 2, 2020) – KFNW(Life 97.9) listeners were asked to donate deodorant, body wash, and shampoo for local non-profit, Fraser, Ltd., at Life 97.9’s summer Sticker Stops from June – September 2020. These items will help children, at-risk and homeless youth, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

A total of 78 sticks of deodorant, 87 regular sized bottles of body wash, and 72 regular sized bottles of shampoo/conditioner were donated. Other items collected included 51 travel-sized bottles of shampoo/conditioner, 45 bars of soap, 35 travel-sized bottles of lotion, and 52 other body care items. Furthermore, $70 was raised which will supply the funds for extra items to be bought. In summary, an estimate of $1290 in total support was raised!

Fraser, Ltd. is the longest serving non-profit in North Dakota. They meet the needs of children, youth, and adults. Services and resources offered at Fraser, Ltd. include independent living support, residential services, and day support services for people with disabilities; childcare services for children who are typically developing and children with special needs; and transitional youth services which provide skill training and basic needs resources for transition age youth (16-26).

Public Relations Administrator at Fraser, Ltd., Barb Grabar, said, “Deodorant, body wash, shampoo/conditioner, soap, etc. are all basic needs we use every day. Thank you, Life 97.9, for making a difference for the at-risk and homeless youth Fraser, Ltd. supports.

Life 97.9 Listener Engagement Director, Carly Viland, said, “Together we can fill the gaps where there are needs in the Red River Valley area. It’s been a joy to partner with Fraser, Ltd. and help spread their mission.”

Pictured L – R: Life 97.9 Listener Engagement Director, Carly Viland; Fraser Ltd. Public Relations Administrator, Barb Grabar; Life 97.9 Morning Show Host, Allen Jones

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