Tag: Salvation Army

KSDM/KGHS, Salvation Army and I’Falls Fire and Ambulance Toy Drive 2021

A great big thanks to the wonderful community of Int’l Falls and surrounding areas for your donations to the KGHS/KSDM and Int’l Falls Fire/Ambulance Department Toy Drive for the Salvation Army. We were able to pack the back of an ambulance up with toys and gift items for kids aged infant to teen. The Salvation…
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December 14, 2021 0

Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army Gearing Up for Red Kettle Campaign This Holiday Season

(BRAINERD, MN) — With the holiday season fast approaching, it is the most important time of the year for the Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army in its efforts to raise funds, namely through the Red Kettle Campaign. We spoke with Captain Jeff Curran to hear all the details about this year’s campaign. Curran began by mentioning…
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November 8, 2021 0

Norman County Salvation Army Taking Applications for Angel Tree Program

Ada, MN — While it may seem a little early to be thinking about the holidays, applications for the Norman County Salvation Army Angel Tree Program are due soon! The applications are available now either at Norman-Mahnomen Public Health or the Norman County Social Services office and must be in by October 29th. The Angel…
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October 22, 2021 0

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
Salvation Army Red Kettle

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