Kettle Campaign

Salvation Army Exceeds $900,000 Red Kettle Campaign Goal

There was one anonymous donation of $250,000

FARGO, N.D. — The results are in…the Salvation Army announces how much money they raised during the 2018 Kettle Campaign. After volunteers put in over 7,000 hours the month and a half before Christmas, the Salvation Army exceeded its goal of $900,000 with a grand total of $1,129,992.32. Major Jerry O’Neil joined the Salvation Army in Fargo last summer with is…

Salvation Army Makes Final Push towards $900,000 Kettle Goal

Volunteers set up shop outside several metro locations

FARGO, N.D. — On the last day of its Kettle Campaign, the Salvation Army tries to reach its annual $900,000 goal. Volunteers set up shop at various locations across the metro, including West Acres, to encourage some last–minute donations. Leslie Hagemeister has been volunteering with the Salvation Army, but this marks her first Christmas Eve ringing the bells. She says she…

And the Winner of the Salvation Army Kettle Challenge Is…

All three teams raised over $74,000 combined

FARGO, N.D. — Local law enforcement, firefighters and realtors all went up against each other in the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Challenge. After ringing these bells for hundred of hours over the course of three days, the winner is the realtors for collecting over $29,000. “Our strategy is to have kettle matches. Having several businesses and individuals match at our kettle…

Two Decades of Service: West Fargo Woman Teaches Kids to Help Others

Barb Sinner has volunteered with the Salvation Army for the last 24 years

FARGO, N.D. — There’s just something about ringing bells and seeing the smiles on her kids faces that fires up Barb Sinner to help others each holiday season. “It’s something that we look forward to. It’s something that the kids really look forward to. They were excited all day, and it’s pretty hard to have that wear off on you,” Sinner…

“Law Enforcement Day” Drums Up Volunteers to Support Salvation Army

Officers from the Fargo and Moorhead Police Departments were among the participants

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Police officers stood outside several stores across the metro ringing bells for the Salvation Army. The officers from various branches of law enforcement look to collect the most money in their competition against firefighters and realtors. Volunteers from the Moorhead Police Department stood outside Hornbacher’s on Main Avenue throughout the day. Some say the opportunity to help out…

Salvation Army Plans to Raise $900,000 through Its Red Kettle Campaign

KVRR's Rob Kupec Helped Kickoff The Campaign

FARGO, N.D. — As winter nears, you might see a slew of red kettles popping up around the metro. The Salvation Army is planning to raise $900,000 this winter through its annual Kettle Campaign. Last year, the Salvation Army fell just short of its $900,000 goal, raising just over $850,000. In her first year leading the charge, Major Vangie O’Neil says…