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Together We Rise Benefit Concert - Minnesota Foster Care

Author: Danny Mendoza
Date: March 26, 2012

"On Saturday March 31 at 9 p.m. there will be a benefit concert at the Fargo VFW. This concert will benefit Together We Rise, a non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of foster children across the U.S. Together We Rise is run 100 percent by volunteers and the money raised goes to help build bikes, provide duffle bags and educate foster children to increase graduation rates.

The concert will feature two bands and an acoustic duo. Jared Swanson and Daniel Ellenson will perform together as well as the bands Go Murphy and 3rd and Main. All the money from cover charges and some drinks sale will go to Together We Rise.

The concert is put on by MSUM students Katie Schroepfer and Sam Bruers. Their goal is to raise $500. People can donate to their donation page by going to"

- The Advocate - Minnesota State University, Moorhead