Salvation Army Raises Record $11.6M Over Christmas SeasonThe Salvation Army is saying "thank you" to the Twin Cities for helping them raise the largest ever Christmas campaign goal. With the help of several large donations, the Salvation Army raised a record $11.6 million in just three months.
Salvation Army: Red Kettle Donations Down By $500KA well-known holiday fundraising campaign is off to a slow start. The Salvation Army says kettles donations are running about a $500,000 behind from year's past.
2 Salvation Army Red Kettles Stolen In WisconsinTwo Salvation Army red kettles have been stolen in Hayward in recent weeks. The Salvation Army says one of the kettles contained an estimated $400.
Take A Rare Look Inside A Red KettleThe Salvation Army raises around $3 million every year in the Twin Cities through their red kettle campaign. The campaign started in San Francisco in 1891. Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee came up with the idea to collect money to feed the poor during the holiday season. He used a single iron kettle for donations.
Bell Ringer Honors Father Who Donated $1M To Red KettlesAt this time of year, you're sure to hear the ringing bells from the Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign. Volunteer bell ringers are stationed near the kettles to remind and encourage people to donate.
Youngsters Take Over Red Kettles, Bell RingingKids took over ringing bells at red kettles across the Twin Cities Saturday. The Salvation Army teamed up with Thrivent Financial for "Kids at the Kettle Day." For every coin dropped into a red kettle Saturday, Thrivent will double it up to $25,000.
Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle CampaignThe Salvation Army kicked off the giving season with its "Rock the Red Kettle" Campaign Saturday. Hundreds of bell ringers set up throughout the Twin Cities Saturday afternoon.
Anonymous Santas Help Salvation Army Fill Kettles A group of anonymous Santas are helping the Salvation Army fill its red kettles this holiday season in Minnesota and North Dakota.
'St. Grand' Makes 1st $1K Gift To Red Kettles This SeasonJust as the charity was announcing a downturn in donations, the mysterious "St. Grand" is once again leaving generous donations in the Salvation Army's red kettles. A donation of $1,000 -- in the form of a bundle of 10 $100 bills -- showed up in a red kettle in Roseville on Black Friday.
Sal. Army Holds Final Toy Shop Of SeasonIt's a big weekend for the Salvation Army, who held their final Toy Shop Saturday in St. Paul.
Saturday: A Triple Match Day For Salvation ArmyIf you are out and about shopping today, and you see one of the Salvation Army's Red Kettles, consider making a donation.
‘St. Grand’ Is Filling Red Kettles AgainSomeone is once again leaving generous donations in the Salvation Army’s red kettles. One thousand dollar donations have shown up in two red kettles in the north metro area.