Volunteering

BirkieTour Cancelled
BirkieTour Cancelled
Tired of being stuck in-doors?  Want to get a free Birkie hat? The American Birkebeiner and BirkieTour are coming up soon and have volunteer opportunities available in several areas. You'll get out in the fresh air, earn a free hat and get an invite to an appreciation dinner in February.
Hit By The Christmas Spirit? Ring Bell For The Salvation Army Red Kettle Program
Hit By The Christmas Spirit? Ring Bell For The Salvation Army Red Kettle Program
I started ringing bell (or shaking maracas) years ago.  When my daughter Kylee was old enough she rang with me.  It's a great opportunity for family time while teaching your kids the spirit of donating and sharing your time and energy.  As she grew older we morphed to wrapping gifts at the Salvation Army Gift Wrap booth at the mall.  If you just haven't had time to sign up or recently decided you
Volunteer to Ring Bells for the Salvation Army to Earn Bulldogs and Huskies Tickets
Volunteer to Ring Bells for the Salvation Army to Earn Bulldogs and Huskies Tickets
While many people in the Northland have already donated their time to ring bells for the Salvation Army, there is still a very large need for people. According to their press release, the Duluth Salvation Army has nearly 800 two-hour shifts available and if volunteers do not step forward, the kettle locations will sit empty.  Therefore, they have decided to sweeten the deal to get more volunteers.
Tis the Season for Generositiy
Tis the Season for Generositiy
When I have been out shopping in the Northland the past couple of weeks I've noticed several of the Salvation Army's Red Kettles in place, but stand alone, without a bell ringer.  There's no attention-getting sound or someone with a "Happy Holidays" to draw attention or entice you to drop in your change or a spare buck or two.  This may be one reason they are falling short of their 2014
Attending Family Volunteer Day Will Benefit Your Family AND The Community
Attending Family Volunteer Day Will Benefit Your Family AND The Community
Looking for a way your family can give back to the community?  My daughter Kylee and I use to ring Salvation Army red kettle bells.  Then as she got older we moved to wrapping gifts, soon we were volunteering our time at several events that helped the Second Harvest Food Bank.  It was a great learning experience as the seed to continue volunteering was planted so many years ago.  If you don't know

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