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Denny's Bucks For Bags

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Program Summary for the 2013 Flood

Non-profit organizations can earn “Denny Bucks” from the City of Fargo for donated volunteer hours in the organization’s name.  

To do so, volunteers will need to designate which organization they would like to donate their Denny’s Bucks to when they fill out the volunteer intake form at the check-in sites. The City will contribute $75 to qualified organizations for every 100-hours of sandbag filling. Organizations that contribute 500-hours or more will receive a $50 bonus. 

Eligible Nonprofit Organizations

American Red Cross, Minn-Kota Region
Salvation Army
Spirit of Fargo Fund
United Way of Cass Clay

In 2011, over 12,000 volunteers contributed 47,000 volunteer hours at Sandbag Central and made 2.5 million sandbags in 19 days.