Fargo Group Raises Funds to Help Local Restaurants “Feed the Angels”
FARGO – As the mother of two daughters on the Fargo North Spartacas dance team, Danette Nicoloff knows what it’s like to raise money for an organization, but COVID has changed everything.
âAfter the girls’ season was canceled, there was a big part of my life that was gone. I decided I needed to do something that not only would fill that void in my life, I wanted to help others for this crazy time, âshe said. noted.
It was at this point that Nicoloff came up with the concept of “Feeding the Angels,” where she would seek donations to pay for food from local restaurants and then deliver the meals to healthcare workers.
With the help of other dancing moms and friends, she created a âGo Fund Meâ page to raise the funds needed to purchase food. An anonymous donor takes the note for the first round of donated meals. Nicoloff says they hope to help healthcare workers in Essentia, the VA and Sanford. At this point, they buy food from The Shack on Broadway, Blackbird Woodfire Pizza, Twist, and Urban Foods Catering and hope to collect more.
Nicoloff says that as a former small business owner, she knows the margins are often very slim and that âFeeding the Angelsâ would be a way to help businesses and healthcare.
âAfter seeing story after story about how frontline workers are under tremendous pressure, I thought it would be a win-win situation,â said Nicoloff. gratitude in difficult times. “
Nicoloff says they don’t have firm dates for delivery, but hope to start within the next two weeks.
If you would like to help, visit the Feed the Angels ‘Go Fund Me’ page.