Tag: Red Kettles

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

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‚Äôs 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 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

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

Salvation Army readies for Red Kettles amid COVID-19

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (10/15/20) (Minnesota) — We are less than one month away from the season of giving and the Salvation Army is also feeling the strains of the COVID-19 Pandemic as red kettle bell-ringers are not too far away from being dispersed throughout the Northland. We spoke with Dan Furry, Public Relations and…
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October 16, 2020 0