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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Banding Together for a Former Colleague Diagnosed With Cancer

Amy Suek

Bell Bank employees joined forces to help a former co-worker diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Donation Helps Zookeeper Care for Orphaned Kangaroo

Beth Fedje

Beth Fedje used her Pay It Forward donation to help a zookeeper take care of an orphaned kangaroo joey.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Cyclist Rides Across U.S. to Raise Money for Fargo Nonprofit

Paul Shol Legacy Tour

Steve Swanson contributed his Pay It Forward funds to the Paul Shol Legacy Tour, a cross-country bike tour to raise money for the Legacy Children’s Foundation.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Bell Bank Employees Give School Supplies Surprise

School supplies surprise

Three Bell Bank employees pooled their Pay It Forward funds to surprise people in the Fargo-Moorhead community with gift cards to be used for school supplies.


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Pay It Forward December 02, 2016

Bell Bank Employees Ring It Forward

ring it forward photo

Bell Bank employees in the Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo areas rang Salvation Army bells at all of the kettle sites across the community Nov. 18.

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Pay It Forward September 22, 2016

Pay It Forward Helps Children Newly Adopted from Ukraine

Linda Lieser, a receptionist in Bell Bank’s Alexandria, Minn., branch, used her Pay It Forward funds to help some children from Ukraine develop their English skills over the summer.

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Pay It Forward August 15, 2016

Northern Cass Softball Gives to Teammate's Family

The Northern Cass Jaguars softball team took advantage of an opportunity to make a difference for a family involved in the program.

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Community Connect July 25, 2016

Legacy Children's Foundation

A Bell Bank Pay It Forward Community Connect donation is helping a Fargo nonprofit acquire a place to operate.

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Pay It Forward June 27, 2016

Hero Hunt

JaNell Carpenter, HSA analyst at HealthcareBank, gave Pay It Forward funds to support a cause for soldiers with an all-expense paid day of upland hunting, sporting clays, prizes, breakfast, lunch and camaraderie with fellow servicemen/women.

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Pay It Forward May 27, 2016

Sewing It Forward

One January day when Emily said she was bored, Tammy took her to the library and they found a book about sewing projects to sell. That’s where they got the idea for the owl bag pattern.

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