Northern Lights Foundation hoping to offset pandemic fundraising challenges |

Northern Lights Foundation hoping to offset pandemic fundraising challenges

Created: December 07, 2021 04:42 PM

The Northern Lights Foundation comes through with no-strings-attached grants for families with kids who are facing a life-threatening illness or medical situation. 

The typically $2,500 grants help families cover costs in a stressful time. But fundraising has not been easy during the pandemic. 

Many nonprofits rely on big events to bring in an infusion of cash. The Northern Lights Foundation wasn't able to hold its big annual gala or its spunky More Cowbell fundraiser. 

"It's been really tough. It's hard to reach out to somebody and ask at this time because people have so many other things going on and their own needs and concerns at the time," foundation founder Ken Larson said. 

Larson said they are planning to ramp up fundraising efforts again and have a gala scheduled for May 6, 2022. 

You can donate to the Northern Lights Foundation now at

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