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Broadway Square, in collaboration with the Harm Reduction Division of Fargo Cass Public Health and the FM Coalition to End Homelessness, is offering support, resources, products and pampering to community members in need.

The Day of Dignity is all about connecting those in need with free items, resources and services.

This event has two parts, targeting two unique segments of our community.

First, Broadway Square is hosting a personal care product Dignity Drive from July 8-August 24. We are asking community individuals and businesses who are able to donate unopened personal care products detailed below at our prearranged drop-offs. We are also looking for businesses willing to offer free food or services for our Day of Dignity event - if you would like to participate, please email manager@fargobroadwaysquare.com

Second, we welcome all community members who need a helping hand to make their way to Broadway Square on August 28 between 12:00 and 2:00 pm for our official Day of Dignity event. Attendees are welcome to learn about community resources available and receive free products, services and pampering.

Personal Care Product Dignity Drive (July 8-August 24)

Broadway Square is asking the community to donate these unopened full- or travel-sized items:

  • Sunscreen 
  • Bug spray
  • Shampoo/Conditioner 
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Alcohol-free Mouthwash
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Socks
  • Bags/Backpacks

Collection boxes are available at the following Fargo-Moorhead locations:

  • Broadway Square (201 Broadway N.)
    • Monday - Friday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • The Depot (701 Main Ave.)
    • Monday - Friday from 7:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Valley Senior Services (2801 32nd Ave. S.)
    • Monday - Friday from 8:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Courts Plus Community Fitness (3491 S. University Dr.)
    • Monday-Thursday from 5:00 am-9:00 pm
    • Friday from 5:00 am-8:00 pm
    • Saturday from 7:00 am-5:00 pm
    • Sunday from 8:00 am-6:00 pm

All items should be dropped off between July 8-August 24, and are given away in a Personal Care Pantry at Broadway Square's Day of Dignity event. Any items not claimed at the event are packaged into Personal Care Bundles and distributed through the Gladys Ray Shelter or Engagement Center.

Day of Dignity Event Activities

Resource tables showcasing the various community resources available to our community and neighbors in need are present at Day of Dignity to provide information, make connections and more. 

The following organizations are scheduled to be present:

The Dakota Barber Academy and Salon 3|5 are offering free professional haircuts and shaves to individuals at the Day of Dignity event.

Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe is joining Broadway Square's Day of Dignity event and offering a healthy, hearty community meal for all event attendees. The meal will incorporate fresh produce donated by Growing Together Community Gardens

Pay-What-You-Can contributions are accepted as comfortable to help cover costs of the meal and Heart-n-Soul Community Cafe's services.

Items collected during Broadway Square's Personal Care Product Dignity Drive (July 8-August 24) are available for community members attending the Day of Dignity event to select from. 

Any items not claimed by the end of the event are packaged into Personal Care Bundles and distributed through the Gladys Ray Shelter or Engagement Center.

Sandy's Donuts, Starbucks, and Frank's are providing a limited amount of free food and beverages for the community in need, including donuts, coffee, wraps and chips. 

Growing Together Community Gardens is providing free, fresh, seasonal produce for our Day of Dignity event. 

The Fargo Public Library is at The Square, ready to set people up with a library account, check out books, introduce their “Read and Share” book sharing initiative and make sure the public is aware of all the free resources, services, and events that are available at the Fargo Public Library.

Valerie Hanson of Body & Sole Massage & Reflexology and Pure Bliss Massage and Wellness has been doing massage and reflexology for 23 years, and is set to offer free massages during this event.

Massage may help relieve aches and pain, or relax you when you are stressed. Why not get those knots worked out?