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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 kicks off annual Red Kettle campaign

The campaign goal is to raise 1 million dollars this year!

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The Salvation army kicks off their annual Red Kettle Campaign at the West Acres Mall. This year’s goal is to raise $1 million providing support for people in need. They hope with the raised goal they will be able to help families who may be facing challenges due to inflation. “Last year we raised $976,000. So…

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…

Coats For Kids drive begins

You can drop off your donations at any Hornbacher's location

FARGO-MOORHEAD (KVRR) – It was a nice day in the 80’s, but it’s never too early to think of keeping warm in the winter. You can help those less fortunate by donating winter gear to The Salvation Army’s Coats For Kids drive. Bins are at all eight Fargo-Moorhead Hornbacher’s locations until September 30th. Items needed include, of course, coats, boots,…

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…

Anonymous donor leaves $5,000 at Fargo Salvation Army

(courtesy, Salvation Army)FARGO (KVRR) – There was quite a surprise Wednesday for the Fargo Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign. Volunteer Kristi Simmons says an anonymous man made a visit to the downtown building Wednesday and left $5,000 in cash. Simmons says the man didn’t want to draw attention at the kettle locations, so he decided to come straight to the…

Slumberland Furniture gives beds to kids in need

How they brought tears of joy and smiles during its Making Homes for the Holidays.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – In 27 years Slumberland Furniture says it has donated a couple thousand beds to kids in need during the holidays. “This is going to be a huge surprise for her, so I thank you guys a lot. It’s making me emotional, so thank you,” Mom of three Tacinca L said. “Some of the kids that we’re…

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…