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Toy Shop volunteer wearing Santa hat

Twin Cities: Playing Santa to thousands of local families

The Twin Cities Salvation Army began its toy give away on Saturday in Stillwater allowing parents to pick out free gifts for their children. Five more toy shops are planned through Monday Dec. 23...

December 16, 2013 | Press Releases

Woman holding toddler makes a donation to a red kettle

Photos: Common Cents Kids Day at the kettle

The Twin Cities Salvation Army and several of its partners celebrated Common Cents Kids at Byerly's in Edina. The program offers parents free tools for teaching children the value of a dollar...

December 14, 2013 | Photos

Major Jeff Strickler speaks to a Fox 9 reporter

Twin Cities half million behind Christmas campaign goal

In the Twin Cities, The Salvation Army has counted 26 days of kettle money. Out of that number only four days have raised more than last year. That unfortunate fact puts the charity behind last year by more than half a million dollars. The situation is the same around the state - and for that matter...

December 12, 2013 | Stories

Captain Jim Brickson set a new world for bell ringing - 105 hours

Thanks, Captain Brickson. Now get some rest

Captain Jim Brickson of the Albert Lea Salvation Army set a new Salvation Army world record for continuous bell ringing and raised $33,000 in the process...

December 11, 2013 | Stories

Bell Ringer El Schefers makes sport of a cold bell ringing day

Calling deer hunters, winter sport lovers

We know its cold, so we're calling on anyone who loves winter sports to gear up and volunteer to ring bells...

December 10, 2013 | Featured

Bell ringer Degra was called an angel by a passerby who witnessed her kindness in action

Grab a tissue: Heartwarming letter about bell ringer

The Twin Cities Salvation Army has received an incredible letter about a tear-jerking moment between a bell ringer and an elderly man...

December 9, 2013 | Stories

Captain Jim Brickson hugs a friend just before breaking the world bell ringing record

New bell ringing world record set at 105 hours, ends in tie

After five grueling days of non-stop bell ringing, the three contenders for the Salvation Army World Bell Ringing record have agreed...

December 9, 2013 | Press Releases

Captain Jim Brickson broke the world record for bell ringing

Officer breaks world record for ringing

Captain Jim Brickson in Albert Lea, Minn., has broken the world record for bell ringing – 80 hours straight...

December 6, 2013 | Featured

Bell in hand

Albert Lea man doubles state ringing record, still going

The World Bell Ringing Record is 80 hours. But if you ask Salvation Army Captain Jim Brickson when he plans to stop ringing, he will tell you, "When I'm the last one ringing."...

December 6, 2013 | Press Releases

Realtor Ring Day 2013 will be held in 25 states Friday, December 6

REALTOR® Ring Day in 25 states

REALTOR® Ring Day 2013 will be held Friday, Dec. 6, when thousands of real estate professionals will staff Salvation Army kettles across country...

December 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Captain Jim Brickson ringing strong at nearly 19 hours (clock in view)

Updated: Minnesota world record bell ringer going strong

Captain Jim Brickson is still in the ringing game in his competition for the Salvation Army World Record Bell Ringing title...

December 4, 2013 | Press Releases

Captain Jim Brickson is interview by local media

Minnesotan tries to take home world record for bell ringing

It's "Give Back Tuesday" Dec. 3 and Albert Lea Salvation Army Captain Jim Brickson is starting the day by attempting to break a world record for bell ringing...

December 2, 2013 | Press Releases

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