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May 23, 2017

Finishing Touch on Fargo Marathon

Fargo Marathon finish line

When thousands of runners crossed the Fargo Marathon finish line, Bell Bank employees were there to hand out medals, water and snacks.

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April 24, 2017

Bell Team Walks for March of Dimes

march for babies photo

Look at all those cute Bell babies! With moms and dads, they enjoyed a fun day promoting healthy babies.

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March 06, 2017

Bell Wins Community Impact Awards

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Bell Bank and our employees make giving back to the community a priority. That’s why, for the fourth year in a row, Bell has been part of Minnesota Business magazine's Community Impact Awards.

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February 14, 2017

Bell Bank Employees Double Their Impact on Giving Hearts Day

giving hearts

Bell Bank employees stretched their Pay It Forward dollars even further by donating to local charities on Giving Hearts Day, a one-day fundraising event where donations to qualifying local charities are matched.

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Pay It Forward February 03, 2017

Adopt a Need Helps Families in Crisis

Help for the RACC

Bell's team bought supplies, from diapers to journals, to help families through the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center.

"Every year, I am overwhelmed with the generous hearts of my co-workers," said one team member.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Donation Helps with Smiles for Ryan

Ryan Larsen family

Bell Bank employees in Detroit Lakes, Minn., pooled their Pay It Forward funds to help with surgery costs for a customer’s child, who was born with a birth defect that prevents him from smiling.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

North Minneapolis Gym Gives Kids a Fighting Chance

Fighting Chance Boxing Club

Pay It Forward dollars helped fund the Fighting Chance Boxing Club, which provides free programming for kids in north Minneapolis.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Donation Helps Students Create Caring Culture

Liberty Middle School

Heather Heick’s Pay It Forward Donation helped Liberty Middle School in West Fargo, N.D., with anti-bullying programming.

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Pay It Forward December 07, 2016

Donation Helps Feed Hungry Children

Girl Scout group

Brent Walz’s Pay It Forward donation helped a St. Paul Girl Scout troop provide food for elementary students for three months.

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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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