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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…

Salvation Army’s 2021 Kettle Campaign begins

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Giving season is here, with red kettles and bells ringing across the Metro. The Salvation Army kicked off its Red Kettle Campaign at the West Acres Mall with donuts and coffee. This year, the campaign’s goal is to raise $1 million to help continue The Salvation Army’s services to members of our community in need.  Last…

Salvation Army’s Coats for Kids & Families drive begins Friday

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – KVRR is a proud sponsor of the Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids & Families drive. Beginning Friday, all Hornbacher’s locations across Fargo-Moorhead will accept new and gently used coats and winter apparel for children and families. Last year, the Salvation Army handed out more than 900 coats and more than 1,300 winter accessories. The biggest…

Salvation Army teams up with Josef’s School of Hair to offer free haircuts

Members of the U.S. Navy also lent a helping hand as their way of giving back.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Some lucky people get the chance to upgrade their hairstyle with a free haircut. After last year’s successful free adult haircut event, the Salvation Army and students at the Josef’s School of Hair Design came out to lift people’s spirits with fresh cuts. “Folks are still really struggling with all the dynamics of post covid life,…

Ex-Salvation Army leader pleads not guilty to child porn

RAPID CITY, S.D. – A former leader of the Salvation Army in South Dakota has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of receiving and possessing child pornography. Investigators say they seized 46 electronic items during a search this month at the Salvation Army’s Black Hills Camp. The Salvation Army says it has fired Moreno and is cooperating with the investigation….

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…