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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,…

Friends, Family, and Fun on Christmas Eve with the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has a special Christmas Eve meal every year for the less fortunate in our region.

FARGO, ND – For the last twenty five years, volunteers from the Community Presbyterian Church have been cooking up a special Christmas Eve dinner for the less fortunate at the Salvation Army. Dixon Moorhead has been a part of the dinners every year since they began. “We feel good about what we do. This is our gift to them, and…

Firefighters Are Trying To “Fire Up The Kettles”

It's the fire department's turn to ring the bells and try to get people to donate.

FARGO, N.D. –  The rivalry between police officers and realtors motivates firefighters to try and raise more. The purpose of this event is for all the groups to come together and raise money for a good cause. Firefighters say it also gives them an opportunity to interact with the community. “It’s just another way for us to reach out to…

Fargo Police Ring Bells for the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. – It’s not just the Sheriff’s department ringing bells. Fargo Police is also getting in on the action. Fargo Police Chief David Todd is at Osgood Hornbacher’s to help raise money for the Salvation Army. He says police want to win the friendly competition every year, but the realtors have been hard to beat. More importantly than winning…

Law Enforcement Officials Ring Bells for the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army's fundraising goal is $900,000.

FARGO, N.D. – Healthy competition has off-duty law enforcement officials ringing bells for the Salvation Army. They are competing against Realtors and off-duty firefighters to see who can raise the most money as part of the kettle campaign. This year’s off-duty officers were ringing bells at 20 locations throughout the Fargo-Moorhead community. They are hoping to raise enough money to…

The Salvation Army Serves Thanksgiving Meals To The F-M Community

People were able to attend the event at no cost.

FARGO, N.D.- The organization hosted its annual Thanksgiving meal program for anyone in need. Organizers say this meal is more than a free event, it provides an opportunity for people to come together to socialize and get to know new people in the community. Attendees enjoyed a typical Thanksgiving dinner that included mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey and homemade apple pies….