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FORCE HELP RAISE 63,701.06 FOR HOMETOWN HEROES

By Force Staff, 01/27/22, 4:30PM CST

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Fargo Force x Cross Insulation's Hometown Heroes Recap

FARGO, ND The Fargo Force have announced that the seventh annual Hometown Heroes promotional night raised $63,071.06. The event took place on Saturday, Jan. 22. With the funds raised, the Fargo Force and Cross Insulation are able to donate back to thirteen total first responder groups within Cass and Clay counties. The organizations receiving funds were voted on by the Hometown Heroes committee which is comprised of corporate sponsors, Fargo Force staff and members of local first responder groups.

Organizations submitted their requests which included the, item/training to be purchased, what the item or training would be used for and the total amount of that item.

Funds were raised through sponsorships, donations, a post-game jersey auction, chuck-a-puck contest, silent auction during the game, raffle ticket sales, merchandise sales, and a $2,500 Dakota Medical Foundation match. The Force will also donated $1 of every single game ticket sold from that night back into the pot and several sponsors pledged and donated money back per Force goal scored on Saturday.

The thirteen organizations who will receive funds (and what for) are listed out below:

West Fargo Rural Fire Department

$4,731.56 2 AEDs

Hawley Police Department

$5,000 AEDs

Argusville Fire Protection District

$2,427 Four-gas monitor/detector and supporting equipment

Glyndon Police Department

$2,684 2 AEDs and replacement pads

Buffalo Area Quick Response Unit

$7,500 LUCAS 3 chest compression system

Fargo Fire Department

$6,383.20 Rescue boat and life jackets

Davenport Fire and Rescue

$6,950 FLIKR K65 thermal imaging camera w/ case, batteries, and charger

Dilworth Fire Department

$2,235 Equipment for water/ice rescue

Kindred Fire Department

$7,000 Thermal imager camera

Glyndon Fire and Rescue

$7,326 Helmet flashlights, hoods, 2 portable scene lights, 2 thermal imagers and 2 forcible entry tools

Mapleton Fire Department

$2,742 Firefighting nozzles

Barnesville Fire Department

$3,060 Boots, helmet, hood, jacket and pants for firemen

Cass County Sheriff

$7,150 Protection for front-line deputies in crowd management situations

 

The Fargo Force and Cross Insulation would like to thank everyone who was involved in the 2022 Hometown Heroes Night. It was a huge success, and we couldn't have done it without all of you!