Tag: Salvation Army

Brainerd Salvation Army Exceeds 2020 Goal Despite Setbacks

(BRAINERD) The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army surpassed its Red Kettle Campaign goal of $155,000 by $18,000 for a total of $173,250 even though the nonprofit had 600 hours fewer in 2020 of bell-ringing than the previous year, and with about half the number of volunteers, because of COVID-19 concerns. The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army surpassed…
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January 2, 2021 0

LIVE Update from the Salvation Army’s Toy Distribution

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/17/2020) Thursday, Kris Norton and Mike Bolstad were live on location to highlight this season’s Salvation Army Toy Drive. Captains Jim and Lee Brickson explained that this has been a heartwarming showing of support from the Borderland community.


December 17, 2020 0

Toy Drive Flourishes in Time of Need

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/17/2020) International Falls – Captain Jim Brickson with the Salvation Army joined The Morning Show yesterday for Let’s Talk About It. Brickson says that the toy drive, located at the radio station, has been a success. While the toy drive has seen over 500 toys collected, numbers have dwindeled for volunteer…
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December 17, 2020 0

Brainerd Lakes Community Day of Caring Thursday

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (12/14/20) Brainerd, MN — It’s the season of giving, and the ringing of bells by red kettles in the area marks giving to the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army. After ringing bells last week, we spoke with Captain Jeff Curran about the plan’s for this year’s Day of Caring. And how is…
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December 14, 2020 0

Bell Ringers needed in Lakes Area

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (12/7/20) (Aitkin County) — Bell ringers with the Salvation Army are still needed this holiday season and there are numerous opportunities in Aitkin County and the Lakes Area. Paulbeck’s County Market in Aitkin has available two-hour shifts through Wednesday, December 23rd. To sign up, call Kari Paulsen at 218-735-6121, email, or…
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December 8, 2020 0

Salvation Army’s largest yearly fundraiser enters its most crucial month

By Kris Norton, Kris@ksdmradio.com (12/02/2020) The Salvation Army has two new captains for this year’s holiday season: Captain’s Jim and Lee Brickson. Cpt. Jim Brickson joined The Morning Show Wednesday to promote the Red Kettle Drive, and shared that the coronavirus pandemic has thrown a wrench in the beginning of the ringing season – both…
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December 3, 2020 0
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Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign in need of volunteers

By Kris Norton, Kris@KSDMradio.com (11/25/2020) International Falls – As the holiday season approaches, the Salvation Army’s Red Kettles are out in full force. Captain Lee Brickson, International Falls, joined The Morning Show to discuss the ongoing need for bell-ringers, and the new protocol that have been put in place to keep everyone safe this holiday…
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November 25, 2020 0

Salvation Army Looking for Bell-Ringer Volunteers

Volunteers to ring bells for the Salvation Army are needed to staff kettles at various locations throughout Brainerd, Nisswa, and Pequot Lakes. Another Red Kettle goal is 1,500 volunteer hours with new procedures this year designed to help the community stay safe and help businesses stay open during the pandemic. The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army…
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November 21, 2020 0

Captain Jim Brickson with the Salvation Army – “Save Christmas” campaign in full swing

International Falls Salvation Army Captain Jim Brickson joined The Morning Show for Let’s Talk About it. The Red Kettles are out in full force, Cpt. Brickson shares how you can volunteer your time.


November 19, 2020 0
Salvation Army Red Kettle

Let’s Talk About It: Captain Jim Brickson and the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

The ongoing pandemic has not changed the Salvation Army’s intent to continue its Red Kettle Campaign, but it has drastically changed the demand for their assistance. Captain Jim Brickson, of the Salvation Army, joined The Morning Show for Let’s Talk About It ahead of the campaign’s opening day Friday. Cpt. Brickson shared the challenges in…
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November 13, 2020 0