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Realtors Ring the Bells, Fill Up Kettles to Support Salvation Army

The realtors hoped to raise $40,000 in one day to help the Salvation Army

FARGO, N.D. — Realtors rang bells while encouraging people to donate to the Salvation Army. As part of their competition with the Fargo Fire and Police Departments, the realtors hoped to raise the most money to support the Kettle campaign. Their goal is to raise $40,000 in an effort to out–raise the first responders for the third straight year. Regardless of…

Early Morning Fire Damages Moorhead Apartment

Shortly after 4:30 a.m., crews responded to 1211 34th Street Circle. A second alarm was soon called and Fargo fire crews also responded.

1/1 Show Caption Hide Caption Moorhead, MN (KFGO) – Crews battled an early morning fire at a south Moorhead apartment building. Shortly after 4:30 a.m., crews responded to 1211 34th Street Circle. A second alarm was soon called and Fargo fire crews also responded. KFGO’s Don Haney is on scene and will have more information when it becomes available. The…

Salvation Army Offers Food and Company With Early Thanksgiving Meal

The meal included turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and pie

FARGO, N.D. — Even though we have one day until Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army served up an early Thanksgiving meal, open to anyone in the community. “It’s a great opportunity to help folks who are in need, it’s a great opportunity for socialization, sometimes folks— don’t necessarily need a free meal but they live by themselves, and it’s just a rotten…

Salvation Army Plans to Raise $900,000 through Its Red Kettle Campaign

KVRR's Rob Kupec Helped Kickoff The Campaign

FARGO, N.D. — As winter nears, you might see a slew of red kettles popping up around the metro. The Salvation Army is planning to raise $900,000 this winter through its annual Kettle Campaign. Last year, the Salvation Army fell just short of its $900,000 goal, raising just over $850,000. In her first year leading the charge, Major Vangie O’Neil says…

Salvation Army Sets Goal For Red Kettle Campaign

Major Vangie O'Neil says the goal is the same as last year's campaign, which raised about $856,000.

FARGO, ND – The Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army hopes to raise $900,000 during this year’s annual Red Kettle Campaign, which kicked off Thursday at West Acres Shopping Center. Major Vangie O’Neil says the goal is the same as last year’s campaign, which raised about $856,000. The Salvation Army uses the money to help with many needs including emergency rental assistance, utility bills,…

Salvation Army’s “Coats for Kids” Helps Families Bundle Up for Winter

Thousands of coats are being distributed to hundreds of families

FARGO, N.D. — Salvation Army’s “Coats for Kids” event is keeping the community warm as temperatures drop. About two thousand coats are being given to hundreds of families. “It’s really busy on Saturday mornings. People come in happy and they just love being here, and they’re very cooperative. They just need a warm coat. They come in with sweatshirts or…

Salvation Army Sets Up for “Coats for Kids,” Which Helps Families Bundle Up for Winter

Coats will be distributed starting on Saturday, Oct. 13

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The days are getting colder and some families need help bundling up. The Salvation Army is setting up for their “Coats for Kids” event, which gives families the winter weather gear they need to stay warm. Over a thousand jackets have already been donated, and there are also boots, snow pants, and other winter accessories. Over a hundred…

Navy Sailors Serve Breakfast and Lunch to People at the Salvation Army

The lunch was part of Navy Week

FARGO, N.D. — Ten members of the U.S. Navy served up smiles while helping feed people lunch at the Salvation Army. Sailors from the U.S.S. Constitution and U.S.S. North Dakota took part, giving people mac–and–cheese, salad, bread and pastries. As part of Navy Week, the sailors look to continue a tradition of taking part in at least one community service project,…

Welcoming the O’Neil’s to Fargo: New Couple Leading Salvation Army

They were in Minneapolis that past four years

FARGO, N.D. — After 32 years with the Salvation Army, a number of them in Fargo, Majors Byron and Elaine Medlock have officially passed on the torch to another couple. KVRR’s Danielle Church spoke to them about taking over and what they’ll focus on in their time here. Jerry O’Neil was born and raised in Minneapolis, which is why he knows…

Salvation Army & Sandy’s Donuts Celebrate National Donut Day

FARGO, ND – It’s a delicious day: National Donut Day. The Salvation Army and Sandy’s Donuts teamed up for a tasty fundraiser at the Fargo Theatre Friday. Free original World War One treats were given out, and there was was free music and a comedy sketch show. Volunteers also spent their morning going to 43 locations in the metro to share donuts…