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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 a day of support, resources and pampering to community members in need. The Day of Dignity is all about connecting those in need with free items, resources and services, including: 

  • Free Haircuts
  • Free Food (including fresh produce!)
  • Personal Care Product Pantry
  • Resource Tables
  • Creative Outlet: Art & Writing activities
  • Foot Pampering Station: washing, nail painting and free socks
  • Spiritual Support

Day of Dignity Activities

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

  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Alcohol-Free Mouthwash
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream

Drop off any donation items from August 23-September 5 in collection boxes located at the following Fargo locations:

  • Broadway Square (201 Broadway N.)
    • Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:00 pm
  • The Depot (701 Main Ave.)
    • Monday-Friday from 7:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Valley Senior Services (2801 32nd Avenue 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 collected will be given away in a Personal Care Pantry at our Day of Dignity event. Any items not claimed are then packaged into Personal Care Bundles and distributed through the Gladys Ray Shelter or Engagement Center.

Broadway Square is hosting a Personal Care Pantry during our Day of Dignity event for community members in need. The pantry is stocked with these donated, unopened, full- and travel-sized items:

  • Shampoo/Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Alcohol-Free Mouthwash
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream

Any items not claimed during this event will be packaged into Personal Care Bundles and distributed through the Gladys Ray Shelter or Engagement Center.

Professional stylists from Salon 3|5 and Great Clips are providing free haircuts for those in need from 12:00-2:00 pm.

Mask use during the haircuts is requested, and masks will be made available.

Growing Together Community Gardens is providing some of the fresh produce they've grown at their community gardens to attendees of the Day of Dignity. This produce is available for people to take on a first come, first served basis. They will also have postcards with more information about the community gardens and how to get involved.

Sandy's Donuts is providing some of their delicious donuts and coffee, Spicy Pie is donating pizza and Jimmy John's is providing some wrapped half loaves of bread. 

Resource Tables are on-site during Day of Dignity for people to learn about and connect with some of the resources available in the downtown Fargo area. People can talk to representatives from organizations, including:

  • Harm Reduction Division of Fargo Cass Public Health (including the Gladys Ray Shelter, Withdrawal Management Unit, Street Outreach Program, Mobile Outreach Program, Harm Reduction Center and the Downtown Engagement Center)
  • Fraser, Ltd. 
  • Rescue House Church

The opportunity to be creative is important too. Art and writing supplies are provided for shared use at the Creative Outlet station, along with drawing and writing prompts- or draw or write about whatever inspires you. Art and writing supplies are given away at the end of the event to those who have participated in the activities during the Day of Dignity event.

A representative of the Plains Art Museum is on site helping lead the creative activities and to provide information on free art opportunities at the museum.

The Rescue House Church is offering free foot washing, nail painting and free socks. 

They also offer prayer requests and spiritual support to those interested.