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Winter coats available starting Saturday for those in need

Added on October 10, 2014

The chill is in the air and before you know it the holidays will be here. The Fargo Salvation Army is well aware of this and kicks off it’s coats for kids and families distribution Saturday…

Service to God and man: Local officers’ journey to leadership

Added on October 3, 2014

When Byron Medlock first asked his then-girlfriend (now wife) Elaine if she’d like to pursue parallel careers as Officers in The Salvation Army, she said “No way! and we won’t be discussing it anymore.” Twenty-eight years of service later, she now recognizes that God had been calling her to share love and acceptance through The Salvation Army all along…

Change of seasons calls for change in efforts

Added on September 18, 2014

When the leaves change colors, mornings and evenings are met with an extra crisp in the air, and coats come out of the closets, The Salvation Army shifts into its busiest time of the year…

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…

Free haircuts for back-to-school

Added on August 19, 2014

Josef’s Schools of Hair Design, 627 NP Ave. N., is partnering with the Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army to provide students (grades K-12) with free haircuts for school. This is the only event that will be offering free haircuts in the area…

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…

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…

Free youth lunches in Fargo all summer

Added on June 16, 2014

The Mobile Outreach Meals (MOMs) program is held every weekday at three Fargo locations, where kids ages 0 to 18 are invited to stop by for a fresh, nutritious lunch from Salvation Army staff and volunteers…

Got an hour? Help serve lunch to kids in need this summer

Added on June 6, 2014

Looking for a volunteer opportunity that you can do over your lunch hour? Help serve local youth a lunchtime meal at a Fargo park as part of the Mobile Outreach Meals (M.O.M.) program…

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