Abe Tamayo

Salvation Army falls short of $1 million bell ringing goal

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – Bell ringers in the F-M metro raised $848,210.24 for the Salvation Army during the holiday season. That’s nearly 85 percent of the $1 million goal. The non-profit says no services will be cut. Realtors raised the most money, nearly $25,000.¬†Firefighters raised over $18,000 and law enforcement around $10,000. The Salvation Army thanking all bell ringers, businesses that…

Salvation Army Fargo celebrates 125 years of giving

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – The Salvation Army of Fargo celebrates 125 years of helping those in need. Staff, volunteers and the community gathered at Broadway Square. The mayors of Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead proclaimed Friday “The Salvation Army Day.” Staff also gave tours of emergency response vehicles. The Salvation Army served more than 80,000 people in 2021 through church…

Salvation Army beats red kettle goal by more than $76,000

They raised over 900 thousand dollars in 2021's Red Kettle campaign

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Salvation Army in Fargo announces it raised $976,263.05 in 2021’s Red Kettle campaign. The organization had a goal of $900,000 and raised $80,000 more than in 2020. The money goes to programs dedicated to helping people in need like feeding, utility and rent assistance and even character development. It was a community effort. Realtors brought in over…

Families get food & toys from the generosity of the community & the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – After weeks of bell ringing and collecting donations, the Salvation Army hands out toys and food to families in need. “This is not just a Salvation Army. This is the entire community rallying together to make sure that the needs of families are met for Christmas,” Volunteer & Public Relations Coordinator Kristi Simmons said. Northview Church…

House fire destroys home in rural Moorhead

Two people jump out of a second story window to escape a house fire in rural Moorhead

RURAL MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Two people jump out of a second story window to escape a house fire in rural Moorhead. Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting says they were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. “The building was pretty well fully engulfed and our focus became protecting the adjacent residents and propane tanks there,” Sabin-Elmwood Fire Department Assistant…

Salvation Army serves up Thanksgiving meal for those in need

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Volunteers gathered to give back to the Fargo community Wednesday by helping to provide a Thanksgiving meal to those in need. “Every day, Monday through Friday and Sunday evenings we provide breakfast and lunch and a Sunday evening meal to people in the community. Today we’re having a Thanksgiving emphasis as Thanksgiving is tomorrow so we’re…