Big Brother Big Sister to Benefit from Annual RDO Caters Taters for Charity Event

RDO Equipment Co. and R.D. Offutt Company announce that Big Brothers Big Sisters will be the benefitting charity for the companies’ annual charity event, RDO Caters Taters for Charity. The 2014 event will be held on November 6, 2014 at the Doublewood Inn in Fargo, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is America’s leader in one-to-one youth service, with over a century of proven success in creating positive friendships that benefit children, volunteers, families, neighborhoods, and communities. In the Fargo-Moorhead area, BBBS has been a program of The Village Family Service Center since 1973. School based mentoring was added in 1998.

Susan Smith, BBBS Director, said, "We are so excited to be chosen as the charity for this year’s Caters Taters event. Every penny raised will go directly towards helping us forge strong and lasting relationships between children and adults mentors in our community. This event will help us change children’s lives."

2014 marks the 15th anniversary of the potato luncheon event, which has raised nearly $320,000 for local charities including American Cancer Society, Make-A-Wish of North Dakota, Hospice of the Red River Valley, Sanford Children’s Hospital, Special Olympics North Dakota, and most recently, Project Ignite Light.