Community Partnerships

Community Partnerships

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Our Community Partners

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Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley

Our Foundational Elements

Visions Statement - WHAT WE WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD: We envision renewing and restoring hope to those individuals and families in need.

Mission Statement - WHAT IS OUR WORK: Their mission is to demonstrate love and compassion by connecting furniture/household items with individuals and families in their time of crisis and challenge.

Purpose Statement - WHY WE DO OUR WORK: Their purpose is to fill a void in the community by helping transform a residence into a home.

Core Values - THE ROCK OF VALUES WE BUILT UPON: They are unwavering in their values as they work together to build their organization. These values are the foundation and they manifest in all development and impacts of the Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley. Grace. Respect. Compassion.

Guiding Principles - OUR GUIDE AS WE CONNECT, WORK, BUILD, AND EVOLVE FURNITURE MISSION OF THE RED RIVER VALLEY: They take their values one step further and establish guiding principles for all of their work. They ensure that every action of Furniture Mission of the Red River Valley is filled with love and hope.

New Life Center

Our Mission

Purpose Statement: To foster meaningful relationships in a healthy Christ-centered community based on Respect, Encouragement, Accountability, and Love. We provide a path forward for people who are homeless and hurting that will help them discover value, find hope, and move from a life of merely surviving to truly thriving.

Mission Statement: To serve people who are on the journey from homeless and hurting to whole and healthy by meeting basic needs and transforming lives through the love of Christ.

Vision Statement: To see those who look to New Life Center for help move from a life of merely surviving to truly thriving.

Down Home

Who We Are: Down Home is made up of powerful movers and shakers in our community who choose to be Boots on the Ground in the battle against homelessness.

Our Mission: Down Home empowers lives by furnishing homes for families and individuals emerging from homelessness.

Our Vision: Down Home envisions a community where everyone lives in a supported, stable, and nurturing home.

Homeless Connection

Opening Doors for Youth

Overview: Thanks to the Youth Homeless Demonstration Project (YHDP) grant funded by the North Dakota Continuum of Care, Pathfinder Services of ND is able to provide support to individuals experiencing housing insecurity, launching two new initiatives, the North Dakota Housing Hub and Pathways to Success.

Housing Hub: North Dakota Housing Hub is designed to function as a central location of regional resources for individuals and agencies searching for housing and supportive services.

Pathways to Success: Pathways to Success' goal is to improve infrastructures for YYA experiencing homelessness in rural counties in ND.

Heaven Helpers Closet (701)


Heaven Helpers Closet (701) is a non-profit ministry that operates under the umbrella of Heaven Helpers Soup Cafe. Our team is dedicated to modeling the compassionate and selfless way that Jesus lived by serving individuals and families who are struggling to meet their basic needs.

Our Mission: is to provide free clothing to those who need it most. We offer a wide selection of clean and beautiful clothing, including bedding, blankets, and personal care items such as towels, washcloths, shampoo, soap, as well as footwear. Our priority is to offer our guests a dignified shopping experience where they can select the items that they need.

We are neither a thrift store nor a retail establishment. Our focus is on providing free clothing to those in need in our community. As a registered 501(c)(3) organization, all donations to Heaven Helpers Closet (701) are tax-deductible. We rely on the generosity of our community to provide monetary donations and clothing items to help us continue our mission. Please visit our Monetary and Physical Donations page to learn how you can support us.

We are always looking for volunteers who share our mission and values. We welcome Christ-loving, kind-hearted individuals to join us in helping shoppers and processing clothing donations. Please visit our Volunteer page to sign up and share your time with us.

Thank you for your support and for helping us make a positive impact on the lives of those in need in our community.

United Way of Grand Forks

LIVE: Our programs help neighbors meet their basic needs such as safe housing and adequate food. Together, we are providing opportunities for families to move from uncertainty to stability. Helping them secure a place to call home and a brighter tomorrow.

WORK: Our programs create a pathway to financial stability. We equip people with the tools needed to thrive in the workplace. With your help, neighbors in our community can secure a successful future for themselves and their families.

LEARN: Youth thrive when they receive exceptional levels of care and support. We work with families and the community to foster the growth and development of children. Together, we are creating opportunities for kids to have a brighter future. ‍

United Way - Missouri Slope Areawide United Way


We Are Proactive. Our relationship with 31 nonprofit agencies, local schools and business leaders has allowed us to have our finger on the pulse of our growing community needs. Our experience tells us that the best way to help the most people is to target our community’s most serious problems and focus on the underlying causes. It’s not just one agency who can solve a problem, it takes the whole community, working together, being proactive, to pull it off.

We Deliver Results. United Way brings people and resources together to tackle issues with research-based, proven strategies that create real results. We hold ourselves and every United Way funded program accountable to create real, measurable change in our community. This is our passion.

We Are Local.Your investment in MSA United Way goes to work RIGHT HERE in our community. Volunteers drive initiatives and programs making our community a great place to live, work, raise a family, build a business, and retire. We’re all connected, dependent upon each other, united. By giving to United Way, you join a collective group of thousands who support the common goal of improving the quality of life for all.

Arkos Health

About: In the ever-changing healthcare industry, the road to value-based care is increasingly necessary yet complex. Every step requires close coordination, and many payers and providers lack the resources, appetite, and time to shift away from the status quo.

Arkos Health is a strategic partner empowering payers to transform their provider networks, bringing value-based care to their members, and making the transition to value-based care easy for providers.

Our Approach: Arkos Health works within payers’ existing provider networks to transform those networks into value-based care delivery systems.emselves and their families.

Guided by our mission to be the trusted platform for payers, physicians, and patients in the evolution to value-based care, we address the operational gaps and bottlenecks between payers and providers, integrating best-in-class clinical, risk management, and technology capabilities.

  • Improve: Improve clinical outcomes, provider satisfaction, and the patient
  • Transform: Transform to value-based care by taking two-sided risk and tailoring that risk to payers’ needs
  • Simplify: Simplify health data exchange and quality measurement through our technology platform

Box of Balloons

Each Birthday Happy. Each Child Celebrated.

Our Mission​​

Box of Balloons Inc.'s mission is to bring joy, hope, and celebration to every child on their birthday, regardless of their family's circumstances.

We believe that every child deserves to feel special and celebrated on their special day.

In addition to our core mission, we also empower and coach volunteers in the community by providing them with training, coaching, and resources to manage their own chapter of Box of Balloons, Inc.

Together, we strive to make each birthday happy and ensure that every child is celebrated.

Our Vision
​The vision of Box of Balloons Inc. is to expand our impact across the United States, with a Box of Balloons Chapter in every state.

We envision communities coming together to provide happiness and hope to families in need, from coast to coast.

We are dedicated to fulfilling birthday wishes and empowering parents, building bridges between community volunteers, businesses, and established organizations serving families in need, so that together we can positively impact the lives of children and families across the country.

Great Plains Food Bank

Our Guiding Principles

People-Centered: We design with (not for) our neighbors and partners.

Equity, Diversity, And Inclusion: We champion understanding, acceptance, and respect among our team, stakeholders, and those we serve.

Nutrition And Food Safety: We source nutritious food and ensure food safety throughout the storage and distribution to our partner agencies and neighbors.

Data-Driven: We collect, utilize and maintain data to understand hunger’s effect on our neighbors in order to make informed decisions.

Organizational Excellence: We advance our organization to new levels of resiliency and strength through enhanced skills, resources, efficiencies, and relationships.

Nizhoni Healthcare Services

Our Mission

Through a commitment to service excellence & innovation, Nizhoni strives to provide comprehensive, high-quality home care to our clients while creating a lasting positive difference in their lives, one visit at a time.

Our Vision

Our goal at Nizhoni is to build a bridge that will provide accessible services in a way that respects the needs of each individual and does not exclude anyone. By demonstrating these fundamental beliefs, our Agency will develop a healthcare workforce that is diverse, nondiscriminatory, and ready to deliver modern healthcare.


What Is FirstLink?

FirstLink is a free, confidential service offering listening and support, referrals to resources/help, and crisis intervention 24 hours a day. FirstLink answers the 211 Information & Referral Helpline, the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, and several contract lines providing support to other human service agencies. FirstLink provides these services across the entire state of North Dakota and parts of Minnesota. To reach support, connect with FirstLink via phone, text, or chat:

  • 211 Information & Referral Helpline
  • Dial 2-1-1 or (701) 235-7335
  • Text zip code to 898-211
  • 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
  • Dial or text 9-8-8
  • Visit