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It’s never been easier to become a bell ringer

Added on October 31, 2014

The Duluth Area Salvation Army has an urgent need for bell ringers, and lots of them, starting November 7.

Hundreds of bell ringing volunteers needed

Added on October 29, 2014

If you listen closely you might be able to hear that anticipatory ring in the air. Literally hundreds of Duluth Salvation Army volunteers are needed this bell ringing season from the first day, Nov. 7, to the last day, Dec. 24. Good news too, there are locations throughout Duluth, both inside and outside…

Knitters fashion hats, mittens, scarves, and you can help

Added on October 22, 2014

It’s been said if you teach a man to fish he’ll be fed for a lifetime, something very similar could certainly be said about a needle and thread—to teach a person to keep them clothed for the cold days ahead…

Tax advantages of an appreciated stock donation

Added on September 25, 2014

The stock market has bounced back since the Great Recession, with some stocks appreciating more than 100, 200 or even 1,000 fold. These gains can provide big tax advantages for stockholders interested in…

Duluth basketball tournament a success

Added on September 24, 2014

Boys and girls grades 12 and under from the Duluth area were invited to compete in the “Dunkin’ in Duluth” outdoor three-on-three basketball tournament and free throw competition at Hillside Sports Courts…

Work is a blessing not reserved for the rich

Added on August 29, 2014

Labor Day is an appropriate time to recall the historic keystones of Salvation Army ministry, which were founded on the idea that work is accompanied by an identifiable spiritual element…

School supplies a godsend to mother with cancer

Added on August 25, 2014

Normally, Brittany Tornow wouldn’t have had the strength to drive to The Salvation Army in Virginia, Minnesota. “You caught me on a good day today – usually I’m in bed,” the Eveleth resident explained, while waiting in line to pick up new school supplies for her two kids, ages 6 and 7…

Five reasons you should consider volunteering

Added on July 21, 2014

How do you spend your time? In one year, we each have 8,760 hours to utilize. With work, classes, and family time, schedules can easily fill up, but devoting a little time to volunteering yields a whole lot of benefits, especially for those who want to different explore career options…

Back-to-school collection to benefit local kids

Added on July 17, 2014

Local Shopko stores are collecting school supplies as part of the “Tools for School” program for families served by The Salvation Army…

Match: Donations double during July to help even more people

Added on July 1, 2014

The Duluth Salvation Army food shelf will have a chance to turn-around the summer slump in food donations through a matching grant from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless…

In prison ministry, victories outweigh defeats

Added on June 24, 2014

The Salvation Army’s prison ministry serves inmates at 14 state and federal prisons in Minnesota and North Dakota. It’s challenging work, but very rewarding…

Summer volunteerism combats family boredom

Added on June 17, 2014

“I’m bored” is just about the last phrase parents want to hear from their children during summer. Luckily, we have a few solutions that are fun for the whole family. Join us as we continue to do the most good throughout the summer to make our community a better place to live…

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