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Grand Forks News

Hundreds of hams donated in Fargo, Grand Forks

Added on December 13, 2016

The Salvation Army has partnered with Hornbacher's and Cloverdale Foods to provide 1464 hams to families in our community...

Here’s how your kettle donations add up

Added on December 5, 2016

Your donations of time and money help The Salvation Army improve, and even save lives...

Big Ring brings in big league auction items

Added on December 5, 2016

Celebrating its eighth year, The Salvation Army has once again partnered with Valley Dairy for the Big Ring in Grand Forks...

ND and MN Realtors take over kettles on Ring Day

Added on December 2, 2016

Ring Day is an annual tradition as realtors take over the red kettles and in some cases, compete against each other to raise money for a good cause...

Prayer topic: Difficulties during the holidays

Added on December 2, 2016

Ribbons, lights, beautifully-wrapped packages and joyful gatherings. This is often the picture painted of the holiday season. The "most wonderful time of the year" it's been said. But, what's left unspoken in the iconic stories and songs is the unfortunate truth that, for some, the holidays can actually be the most difficult time of the year...

It’s back: New edition of 100 notes of thanks

Added on November 22, 2016

Last Thanksgiving, we posted thank you notes from kids and adults we've served. This new batch is just as touching...

Salvation Army partners with AT&T stores for toy drive

Added on November 21, 2016

The Salvation Army and AT&T have teamed up to collect toys for kids this Christmas. The toy drive will run through Sunday, Dec. 11 at dozens of AT&T stores throughout Minnesota and North Dakota...

Bell ringing volunteer registration is now open

Added on November 3, 2016

The Salvation Army’s most popular fundraising campaign of the year is just days away from its kickoff, but you can register to be part of the fun right now. Two hours of donating your precious time to bell ring can not only change the lives of others, but yours too...

Halloween doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg

Added on October 17, 2016

According to the National Retail Federation's annual survey, total spending for Halloween is expected to hit $8.4 billion, but those in the know will spend a fraction of that by shopping at The Salvation Army Family Stores...

Army provides warmth before winter cold hits

Added on October 10, 2016

The Salvation Army Worship and Service Centers across Minnesota and North Dakota are gearing up for the cold. Army locations are providing individuals and families with coats and winter gear to make sure they stay warm this winter...

Lt. Matthew Beatty once was lost, but now is found

Added on October 6, 2016

Written by Craig Dirkes, Salvation Army Northern Division writer/photographer

Lt. Matthew Beatty still has the police dash-cam video from March 1, 2008. The footage shows his car stopped at a stoplight in a suburb of Kansas City, Kan., on a sunny Saturday morning. An angry police officer marches toward Beatty’s car and bangs on the driver’s-side wind…

8 questions to ask yourself before volunteering

Added on September 20, 2016

A good way to make sure you’re prepared to take on a volunteer position is by asking yourself these eight questions...
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