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Salvation Army hands out over 800 Christmas meal boxes

It may not be having it's annual Christmas dinner, but it's still providing meals to those in need this holiday season

FARGO, N.D. –  The Salvation Army’s “Operation: Rescue Christmas” is underway. Cars were lining up outside of the Fargodome as early as 8 a.m. to pick up their food box. The Salvation Army handed out over 800 of them to families in need of a helping hand this holiday season. “We are prepared. We’ve thought this through. We have a…

Firefighters in the metro ring the bell for the Salvation Army

This year they will be ringing bells at 26 kettles throughout the community.

FARGO-MOORHEAD –  Fargo-Moorhead firefighters take part in the annual ‘Ring the Bell’ fundraiser to raise money for the Salvation Army. Every year off duty Firefighters compete with law enforcement and realtors to see who can raise the most money. This year they will be ringing bells at 26 kettles throughout the community. Bruce Anderson with the Fargo fire department has…

Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving food boxes will feed over 500 families

With 512 families registered, the Salvation Army doubled its numbers from previous years

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army will be feeding record numbers for the area this Thanksgiving. Over 500 families registered for the event, more than double from last year. With the COVID-19 pandemic, it opted for a drive-thru pickup instead of serving the dinner on site. Those who registered came to the Fargo Civic Center to pick up their food boxes…

Salvation Army kicks of season of giving with 2020 Kettle Campaign

Annual fundraiser helps support local families

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Are you hearing a ringing in your ear? You may not be alone. The Salvation Army is ringing their bells and kicking off its 2020 Kettle Campaign. The annual fundraiser is one of the organization’s largest campaigns. This year’s goal of $900,000 will go to help local families Due to the pandemic, things may be looking a little…

Salvation Army will have Red Kettle bell ringers out this year

The Salvation Army is taking safety precautions to protect their bell ringers

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army still have Red Kettle Bell Ringers this holiday season, but there are some new rules they will be following. Bell ringers will no longer wear fabric aprons, bells and kettles will be sanitized and bell ringers will wear Salvation Army masks. The Salvation Army will have a QR code reader on the bells if there…

Salvation Army Fargo to begin holiday fundraising early to “rescue Christmas”

The Salvation Army has created several ways for people to donate safely.

FARGO, N.D.–The Salvation Army is starting its holiday fundraising campaign early in order to help those affected most by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Salvation Army Fargo, circumstances surrounding the pandemic could cause a 50 percent decrease in red kettle donations, but almost three times as many people will need the Salvation Army’s help by the end of the…

The Salvation Army Gets Ready To Host Its Annual Coats For Kids And Families Drive

KVRR has been a sponsor of the Coats for Kids and Families Drive for the last four years.

MINNESOTA & NORTH DAKOTA – The Salvation Army kicks off its annual Coats for Kids and Families Drive with some help from Hornbacher’s to make sure families are prepared for the winter. Many families in the metro will soon be able to take winter gear off their checklist without feeling the financial strain. “Folks have to pay rent, they have…

Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army Serving Take-Out Meals Only

Individuals will continue to receive breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and on Sundays

FARGO, N.D.–The Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army is serving take-out only meals and will no longer serve meals in the service center in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their goal is to avoid group gatherings while still supporting those most in need. Individuals will continue to receive breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday and on Sundays. The Salvation Army is keeping with…

Charity camp features athletes for a good cause

Nearly 100 kids from across the metro participated

FARGO, N.D. — “I started t-ball probably when I was 4, and I never stopped from there. I hope I can keep playing it, maybe in college a little bit. It’d be fun. I really like playing baseball,” says 15-year-old Abram Anderson of Fargo. Anderson says he’s loved baseball ever since he can remember. So you can imagine his excitement,…

Heavy Snow Causes Roof Collapse In Jamestown

Everything inside Electronic Doctors is considered a total loss.  

JAMESTOWN, ND (NEWSDAKOTA) – A roof collapsed on a business building in Jamestown Thursday night. The roof of the building at 210 Business Loop W fell in after heavy snowfall causes stress that proved to be too much for the structure. Everything inside Electronic Doctors is considered a total loss. The building also includes the Jamestown Salvation Army Thrift Store,…