Hollywood's Josh Duhamel chose to golf for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch in the Play It Forward charity golf event to be broadcast on WDAY and InForum on May 31 at 6 p.m.
Duhamel, a North Dakota native, said, “I chose to play for Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch because of the incredible work they do helping children get the treatment they need and providing a safe environment for them to live, learn, and heal. The Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch headquarters is in Minot, my hometown, which has a special place in my heart.”
The event also features professional golfers Tom Hoge and Amy Olson, and professional hockey player, Matt Cullen.
In the weeks leading up to the event, Bell Bank and other local sponsors will be MATCHING donations (up to $100,000) to Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch and four other charities. To donate, go to https://dmfhelpinghearts.org/playitforward/ before June 1, 2020.
Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch is a Christian residential treatment and educational center for children and their families. The Ranch helps the most troubled, complicated and amazing kids by providing best-in-class psychiatric therapy and trauma-informed care, where staff look kids in the eye, walk with them, and help them become their best selves. In addition to Residential Treatment Facilities in Fargo, Bismarck, and Minot, the Ranch provides Outpatient Psychiatric and Psychological Services, and Spiritual Life Programs. Its on-campus school, Dakota Memorial School (DMS), provides a personalized education for kids who have psychiatric, behavioral and trauma issues.