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throw away 14 million tons of clothes each year.Aisles of clothes in Salvation Army store Instead of tossing away that outdated sweater, pair of pants, or outfit that no longer fits, consider donating them to The Salvation Army...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

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...

Donations down $2.3 million across Minn. and N.D.

Added on December 19, 2016

At this time last year, $5.3 million was donated to the Christmas Campaign in outstate areas of Minnesota and across North Dakota. Donations to kettles so far this year sit at $4.5 million, a $800,000 million decline...

Determined officer gets creative when outdoor bell ringing canceled due to cold

Added on December 16, 2016

On what is traditionally the busiest day for donations to kettles, the Saturday before Christmas, all outdoor bell ringing will go silent Saturday...
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