Duluth Salvation Army

Small Businesses Encouraging Shopping Local for the Holidays

According to stores in West Duluth, more people are shopping local and going more sustainable by thrifting and repurposing gifts.

DULUTH, Minn.- As the holiday shopping season gets in full swing, small businesses in the area are seeing more customers shop local for their Christmas gifts this year. It’s the busiest time of the year for retail businesses, kicking off with Black Friday and Small Business Saturday last week. “I really believe that people come here to just fine really…

Duluth Salvation Army Looking for Food Donations, Hygiene Products

The Need for Food and Hygiene Assistance Increases as Kids Get Out of School

DULUTH, Minn. – We often hear about the high demand for food and monetary donations during the holiday season, but demand remains just as high throughout the summer months as well. The Duluth Salvation Army is currently accepting donations of food and hygiene products. The increase in need stems from more students being home over the summer months, and families…

Salvation Army Seeking Donations as FoodShare Month Continues

The final day for monetary donations for the extended foodshare month is Sunday April 11th.

DULUTH, Minn. – Minnesota’s FoodShare month in March has been extended. The Duluth Salvation Army is taking advantage of the extension with the last day to match donations in-person being on Friday. The organization is hopeful they can reach their goals which will be matched by the Minnesota FoodShare March campaign. “We have a goal locally of $9,000 and 8,000…

Duluth Salvation Army Encouraging Final Donations to Help Rescue Christmas

Monetary Donations Are Being Matched as Toy Distribution Begins for Families in Need

DULUTH, Minn. – With Christmas just over one week away, the Duluth Salvation Army is making a final push for toy and monetary donations to help Northland families in need this holiday season. On Monday, the Salvation Army in Duluth began their food distribution which will continue throughout the rest of the week with toy distribution as well. Dan Williamson,…

Salvation Army Short of Thousands of Red Kettle Bell-Ringers Due to COVID-19

Right now more than 2,300 shifts are unfilled at the 17 kettle locations in Duluth. 

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth Salvation Army is in desperate need of bell ringers for its annual Red Kettle Campaign which starts Saturday. Right now more than 2,300 shifts are unfilled at the 17 kettle locations in Duluth. Salvation Army officials said lack of volunteers is mostly due to COVID-19 fears, but bell-ringing is safe they say. All one has to…

Red Kettle Campaign Impacted by Recent Winter Wallop, Donations Encouraged

Coffee Conversation: Duluth Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Suffers Due to Recent Winter Weather

DULUTH, Minn. – Duluth Salvation Army is currently seeking donations for this year’s Red Kettle Campaign. The annual campaign raises funds to help with many needs in our community, whether it be housing, food, or other services. Due to the recent blizzard that impacted much of the Northland, donations are slightly down compared to last year at this time. The…

3rd Annual Grand Slam Fundraiser Moves to Heritage Center, Still Draws Crowds

Fundraiser expected to raise $8,000-$10,000

DULUTH, Minn.- The Essentia Duluth Heritage Sports Center was packed for the Salvation Army’s Third Annual Grand Slam Festival Fundraiser. It was supposed to be held Wade Stadium like it has been before, but the rain changed those plans. The fundraiser raised money for the Salvation Army’s food program which organizers said served about 81,000 last year. It featured different…

An Opportunity To Give

Duluth Salvation Army now accepting donations for 'Open Your Heart' campaign.

DULUTH, Minn.- Throughout the month of July, a portion of donations made to the Duluth Salvation Army will be matched through a grant from an organization called “Open Your Heart To The Hungry and Homeless”. Organization leaders say the summer months are extra hard on low income families, with their children out of school. Organizations say while donations like canned…