Decorated WWII Vet Keeps On Giving

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. Bob Erikson is a World War II veteran who knows a thing or two about giving…

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Charlie Wilson: Dedicated Volunteer for Over 20 Years

Friday, May 16, 2014
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Charlie Wilson is still volunteering at The Salvation Army West Women’s & Children’s Shelter – and he is in his nineties!  For almost three decades, Charlie and Luisa…

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Trading places: A Homeless Experience

Monday, May 12, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. The mercury plunged to minus 6 the night Nicholas Conner slept under a bridge in Fargo,…

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Meet Enthusiastic Volunteer, Susan

Sunday, May 11, 2014
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It has often been said that volunteers form the army behind The Salvation Army. To that end, the religious organization truly benefits from having such capable unpaid helpers…

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National Salvation Army Week is Here!

Sunday, May 11, 2014
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Tomorrow, May 12, will kick- off our 61st annual National Salvation Army Week.  Typically observed in the second week of May, this National Salvation Army Week was first…

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It’s Spring! Time to Get Cleaning and Do Some Good

Sunday, March 23, 2014
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Spring is officially here! The 2013-2014 winter season was a long and bitter cold one, and spring could not have arrived sooner. It’s also National Spring Cleaning Week!…

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Northern Cal 11-year-old collects 10,000 socks for homeless people

Thursday, March 20, 2014
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“A long time ago, my mom told me about how important it is to help the homeless,” said Matthew Johnson. “She asked me if I wanted to do something and I said yes.”

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‘Bizarre Foods’ Host Zimmern Pays Visit

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. As host of the hit Travel Channel show “Bizarre Foods,” Andrew Zimmern eats freaky foods in…

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Lent: 40 days of “Taking Up” Good Deeds

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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  The word “Lent” traces back to Old Germanic words for “long” which seems appropriate for anyone anxiously awaiting warmer temperatures. Originally Lent was a time of discipline…

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Forget the Flowers: Make Lasting Impact this Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 10, 2014
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Valentine’s Day is this Friday, which means you’re either well prepared to impress your sweetheart or you’ve penciled in “make plans” on your Thursday to-do list (procrastinating feels…

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