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Pay It Forward January 17, 2018

Bell Employees Raise Funds for Fallen Officer’s Family

Officer Paul Lazinsky

When an Arizona law enforcement officer lost his life in the line of duty, Bell employees teamed up to help his family.

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Pay It Forward January 17, 2018

Donation Benefits Mobile Food Shelf

Produce at East Side Neighborhood Services High Rise Mobile Food Shelf

Ben Haarsager used his Pay It Forward donation to help make sure low-income seniors and people with disabilities have something to eat.

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Pay It Forward January 02, 2018

Bell Bank and Matt Cullen Team Up to Give Kids VIP Experience

Family meets Matt Cullen

We’re honored to partner with Matt and his Cullen Children's Foundation to give kids from Fargo and St. Paul children's hospitals a VIP experience at Minnesota Wild hockey games this season.

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Pay It Forward December 20, 2017

Showing Support for Troops Stationed Overseas

Care packages for soldiers

Some of our employees spent their time and Pay It Forward donations helping make sure soldiers serving overseas are not forgotten over the holidays.

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Pay It Forward December 19, 2017

Donation to Help Family of Officer Killed in Line of Duty

Officer Bill Mathews with wife and son

After Wayzata police officer Bill Mathews was killed in the line of duty, the community rallied around him, donating funds to help his family.

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Pay It Forward December 03, 2017

Kindness for the Knechts

Michael Knecht family with Bell Bank employees

Michael Knecht was diagnosed with cancer and found out his daughter has type 1 diabetes all in the same year. When Bell employees found out, they stepped in to help.

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Pay It Forward December 03, 2017

A Bike for Carter

Carter Kava with Bell Bank employees

He was once too anxious to ride a bicycle, but now 10-year-old Carter Kava zooms around town with a giant smile on his face, thanks to a Pay It Forward donation.

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Friends and Family December 03, 2017

Paying It Forward to Our Friends & Family

Brenda Messerschmidt and family members

Each year, every Bell Bank employee receives time off and a gift card through the Friends and Family program to spend doing something fun with loved ones. Here are just a few of our 2017 Friends and Family stories.

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Pay It Forward December 03, 2017

Make a Riff

Dale Cook with Nathan Pehler of Make a Riff Foundation

Music was an important part of Dale Cook’s life growing up, so when he learned about a foundation to help kids who can’t afford equipment and lessons, he knew he wanted to help.

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Pay It Forward December 03, 2017

Caring for the Connors

The Connor family with Bell bank employees

After the Connor family of West Fargo lost their home to a fire, the community surrounded them with love and support.

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