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Captains Jim and Lee Brickson headed to serve in Brooklyn Park

Added on January 21, 2015

During their nearly eight years of service to Albert Lea and Freeborn County, Captains Jim and Lee Brickson left quite a mark on the community and will take with them a wealth of experience…

Now hiring counselors for Northwoods Camp

Added on January 20, 2015

Northwoods Camp in Finlayson. Minn. serves as a great summer job and is now accepting counselor applications through March 1, 2015…

Helpful tips to rid yourself of clutter and help others

Added on January 15, 2015

At the end of every season, clearing out the clutter from your home not only refreshes your space, but can also help others. Read through our six tips on reorganizing and keeping clutter at bay…

Sometimes a meal is more than just a meal

Added on January 12, 2015

Sometimes, a meal provided by The Salvation Army is needed by somebody who can afford their own food just as much as it is needed by somebody who cannot…

Donors show how to pass down philanthropic vision

Added on December 23, 2014

Gary and Helen Bergen find a unique way to pass down a philanthropic vision through their children by creating a donor advised fund…

Yearend giving strategies can save you money

Added on December 22, 2014

The Tax Man cometh. Donating to The Salvation Army from your stock portfolio, mutual fund or IRA account at year’s end can help you save tax dollars while simultaneously serving people in need…

Donations double Friday and Saturday

Added on December 18, 2014

If you drop a buck or two into a red kettle in Albert Lea this weekend, it will be twice as nice for the Albert Lea Salvation Army. You can also double your gift online right now…

Seven creative ways to fundraise for your Online Red Kettle

Added on December 11, 2014

Bypass the same-old ways of raising money and do something unique. Be a fundraising superstar this year and have a little fun while raising money for those in need…

50 degrees Saturday makes for balmy bell ringing weather

Added on December 10, 2014

We’re still a few days out, but the weather forecast calls for the possibility of 50 degrees in the Midwest this weekend and it couldn’t come at a better time for The Salvation Army in Minnesota and North Dakota…

The history of the Salvation Army red kettle

Added on December 8, 2014

Ever wondered how the red kettle tradition started? Wonder no more…

Kwik Trip supports Red Kettle Campaign with canisters

Added on December 4, 2014

The Salvation Army and Kwik Trip stores in Minnesota are hosting their third annual coin canister donation drive to support the Red Kettle Campaign…

5 reasons to ring a virtual bell

Added on December 4, 2014

The season of giving is here – and it’s always better to give than to receive. This year, try giving back to those in need by creating your own Online Red Kettle and becoming a virtual bell ringer for The Salvation Army…

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