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Reuse, repurpose, recycle at Salvation Army stores

Added on April 19, 2017

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away 14 million tons of clothes each year.Aisles of clothes in Salvation Army store Instead of tossing away that outdated sweater, pair of pants, or outfit that no longer fits, consider donating them to The Salvation Army...

Your clothing donations may be worth more than you think

Added on April 13, 2017

While spring cleaning, think before you toss that old stuff away. Consider donating it to a Salvation Army Store, where it helps your community and can even save you money on next year's taxes...

Giving Hearts Day raises nearly $125K for N.D. Salvation Army

Added on February 10, 2017

It’s the greatest nonprofit fundraising day of the year in North Dakota and for the second year in a row, all six Salvation Army locations in the state participated in Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 9. It resulted in donations of $124,240.09...

Christmas 2016: How much money did your city raise?

Added on February 7, 2017

Salvation Army locations in Greater Minnesota and North Dakota fell about $200,000 short of their overall goal of $9.1 million for the 2016 Christmas season, although many communities did manage to surpass their individual fundraising goals. See how your own community did...

Blog: Q&A with Major Byron

Added on February 2, 2017

My wife and I have served in The Salvation Army for nearly half our lives. The job of the corps officer, which is a local leader and pastor, includes a multitude of tasks, some joyful and some less joyful. I enjoy...

Blog: Q&A with Major Elaine

Added on February 2, 2017

Written by Major Elaine Medlock, Fargo Salvation Army administrator

Editor’s Note: We hope this Q&A with one of our local leaders will help you get to know the faces behind The Salvation Army, and understand how our organization is structured a little better.

What is your role with The Salvation Army?

I have served as a corps officer, which is a loc…

Donations will be matched Feb. 9 in North Dakota

Added on February 1, 2017

Your giving heart on Thursday, Feb. 9, North Dakota’s Giving Hearts Day, provides a pathway out of poverty for families in need...

Red River flood forecast as 20th anniversary nears

Added on January 30, 2017

The National Weather Service announced its first spring flood outlook and areas in the northern Red River Valley are at risk, especially to the north of Grand Forks near Oslo, Minn., and Pembina, N.D. Officials added, but those areas are only at risk for minor to moderate flooding, with any major flooding possible in east-central North Dakota...

Volunteer spotlight: Behind-the-scenes, but not forgotten

Added on January 24, 2017

Sheila German has been volunteering at the Salvation Army Store in Grand Rapids, Minn., for two decades. Three days a week, she comes in for five hours to sort donations of shoes, jewelry, and winter wear...

Devotional: Clinging to what you know about God

Added on January 20, 2017

Whatever happens or has happened in your life, I pray and challenge you with this thought for the new year: Let what you know about God outweigh whatever you may be feeling about God...

Four tips for planning your time off in 2017

Added on January 11, 2017

Helping others and unplugging from work both do a soul good. Here are tips for using the time you've been given in meaningful and refreshing ways...

Your year-end gift writes the story of help for 2017

Added on December 27, 2016

Now that Christmas is over, we're anticipating what next year will hold. The Salvation Army will continue to provide...
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