(Fargo, ND) -- The 16th annual Giving Hearts Day is set to take place this Thursday. More than 560 charities will be raising money through donations, including educational organizations.
"There is the kind of charities that simply enhance quality of life. So there is education charities. all sorts of private schools now across North Dakota are in Giving Hearts Day," said Pat Traynor, the Executive Director of the Dakota Medical Foundation, the organization which sponsors Giving Hearts Day.
Last year, more than $26 million was raised during the campaign. The event first started back in 2008, with only 40 charities. Money is raised for organizations across North Dakota and northwest Minnesota. Use the link below to learn more.
LINK: Giving Hearts Day