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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Resolved to be Healthier? Add ‘Giving Back’ to the Checklist.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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If you’ve resolved to maintain good health in 2014, add ‘giving back’ to your daily checklist. That’s right, being selfless reaps some self-serving health benefits. A 2013 study…

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Shorter Giving Season Affecting The Salvation Army’s Fundraising Efforts

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign will be collecting donations for five fewer days this year due to a late Thanksgiving holiday. This timing along with widespread winter…

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Three Contestants Beat Bell Ringing World Record at 105 Hours

Monday, December 9, 2013
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After five grueling days of non-stop bell ringing, the three contenders for the Salvation Army World Bell Ringing record agreed to jointly lay their bells down after 105…

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Celebrating #GivingTuesday: Your Heart Makes All the Difference

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

After a day of thanksgiving and multiple days dedicated to consuming, it’s officially #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving and celebrating the spirit that makes Christmas oh-so special….

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Austin Mahone to Headline Fourth Annual Rock the Red Kettle Concert Benefiting The Salvation Army!

Thursday, November 14, 2013
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Ready for it…. We are thrilled to announce that The Salvation Army will host the fourth annual Rock the Red Kettle Concert at Universal City Walk’s “5 Towers”…

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5 Side Income Ideas to Generate More Funds to Donate

Friday, October 11, 2013
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John Griffin is an online contributor who is passionate about personal finance, charity, and helping others achieve their goals. According to the Indiana Center on Philanthropy, the average…

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Study reveals Millennials are Charitable, Influential, & Eager to Connect Over a Cause

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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Millennials – all 80 million of us – get a bad rap. If you’re currently between the ages of 18-34, you’re a part of ‘Generation ME’ and collectively…

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Iron Range kids have steely ambition

Friday, July 5, 2013
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Try, but you’ll have a hard time finding kids as giving as the ones in Virginia, Minn. About 20 of them volunteer at the Virginia Salvation Army almost every week. For some, it’s practically every day.

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How to Choose the Right Organization for Your Charitable Donation

Monday, June 17, 2013
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  David Bakke is an author and personal finance enthusiast residing in Atlanta. He shares his best tips for money management and giving back to the community on…

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