The Salvation Army

Salvation Army kicks off fifth annual Coats for Kids and Families drive

Donations will be collected throughout all Hornbacher's locatioins.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)– For the fifth straight year, KVRR is proud to partner with the Salvation Army for their Coats for Kids and Families. “It may seem crazy to think about winter already but people will be purging, people are going to be cleaning, people are going to be trying to get clutter out of their house,” Salvation Army of…

New Life Center collecting donations

The thrift store is teaming up with 97.7 to pick up donations at the Luther Family Ford Parking Lot.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — The New Life Center in Fargo is collecting clutter to help people in need. The thrift store is teaming up with 97.7 to pick up donations at the Luther Family Ford Parking Lot. It’s all in an effort to help with Fargo’s Cleanup Week. People are donating things like sporting goods, clothing, jewelry, and bikes. Team…

Salvation Army comes in shy of 2020 Red Kettle campaign goal

As a result, of the pandemic, the red kettles were down $60,000 from the previous year

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army wraps up last year’s Red Kettle campaign as they announce the results of their largest fundraiser of the year. With implications of the pandemic, the Salvation Army says they anticipated many more people in need of help in 2020 compared to previous years. As a result, the red kettles were down $60,000 from the…

West Fargo Family Displaced, Loses Pets In Fire

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Family pets are lost to fire in a West Fargo mobile home. Crews dispatched around 12:30 Sunday afternoon to 429 B Street on a report of a structure fire. They arrived to find the home in flames. No one was home at the time. Fire officials tells us there is significant damage and a number of…

Slumberland donates beds to children for Homes for the Holidays

"Whatever small part we can do is great I'd love to see more organizations step up and help out."

FARGO, N.D. — Holidays have come early for some local families after receiving some much needed donations. It’s like waking up to a Christmas morning. Slumberland Furniture is helping support local families in need of beds through its annual Making Homes for the Holidays program. “We are doing our giveaway the Homes for the Holidays, where we give out mattresses…

Salvation Army will have Red Kettle bell ringers out this year

The Salvation Army is taking safety precautions to protect their bell ringers

FARGO, N.D.- The Salvation Army still have Red Kettle Bell Ringers this holiday season, but there are some new rules they will be following. Bell ringers will no longer wear fabric aprons, bells and kettles will be sanitized and bell ringers will wear Salvation Army masks. The Salvation Army will have a QR code reader on the bells if there…

Coats for Kids & Families Will Be Handed Out By Appointment

you can also register for Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Boxes.

FARGO, N.D. — The Salvation Army is distributing free winter apparel, but it will look different this year. There will not be a large “Coats for Kids and Families” distribution event due to the ongoing pandemic. Clothing will be given out by appointment only from October 1st through the 30th. When you call to set up a time, you can…

Free Haircuts, Shampoos for Kids Going Back to School

The Salvation Army teamed up with Josef's School of Hair Design for the annual event

FARGO, N.D. — The 11th year of The Salvation Army’s Cuts for Kids event sees fewer people due to COVID-19. Capt. Jeanette Jensen with The Salvation Army, says, “Here in our Cuts for Kids event, there’s a lot that’s different. We’re now battling a global pandemic.” The event that saw roughly 125 children get free haircuts had more precautions this…