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Salvation Army Distributes Coats For Kids

People were also able to register for the Thanksgiving Food Box.

FARGO, N.D. – The Salvation Army distributes coats for kids and families so they get some warmth this winter. Over the past year, The Salvation Army has been receiving donations of coats and other clothing to help those in need during the cold winter season. Some of the donations were able to find a new home as hundreds gathered outside…

Salvation Army Seeks Volunteers for Coat Distribution Event

If you are interested in volunteering, you can contact Kristi Simmons at 701-936-4214.

FARGO, N.D.–The Salvation Army is seeking volunteers to help with the Salvation Army coat distribution event. The event will be held at the Fargo Air Museum on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 from 10a.m. to 7 p.m. Volunteers are especially needed the evenings of October 4 and 5 from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. If you are interested…

Kids Get Free Haircuts at Josef’s School of Hair, Skin and Body

The "Kids for Cuts" event is in collaboration with the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. — School is almost back in session, which means parents are prepping their children’s backpacks and lunchboxes. But, the Salvation Army is helping get kids school–ready in a different way. Many say that if you look good, you feel good. “Hair is everything. No matter if you’re a male, female, child, adult, your hair makes your day,” said…

Salvation Army Teams Up With Walmart for “Stuff the Bus”

This is the first time it's been done in the F-M area

DILWORTH, Minn. — The Salvation Army held a “Stuff the Bus” event at the Walmart in Dilworth. Salvation Army chapters nationwide teamed up with nearly 3,000 Walmart stores across the country to collect school supplies for children. Shoppers can find a list of the most-needed supplies and drop them off outside the store. This is the first time the initiative…

Salvation Army Offers Shelter For Those Escaping the Cold this Week

The chapel will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is opening up its chapel to anyone who needs some shelter from the cold this week. The chapel will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Major Jerry O’Neil says the Salvation Army always tries to be available for those who need some help within our community. The non-profit also serves breakfast from 8-9…

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 Holds Free Christmas Meal, Open to Public

About 200 people were served

FARGO, N.D. — Hundreds of people get a nice, warm meal thanks to volunteers at the Salvation Army. The menu includes items like ham, scalloped potatoes, and cranberry sauce. There was also dessert with pie, cookies, and donuts. The Salvation Army served about 200 people at their Fargo location. They say the holiday is not just about food, but fellowship as…

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…