Save The Date!
2014 marks the 125th Anniversary of The Salvation Army in Sioux Falls! Join us for a great celebration on Saturday, March 22nd at 7:00 pm at O'Gorman High School Lorange Theater. The Bill Booth Theater Company from Chicago will be here and there'll also be a performance by a local Concert Band. Tickets are free and required for admittance. Call 605-338-6649 today to reserve your tickets. Come celebrate with us!
SOUP SUPPER Fundraiser at The Salvation Army
Friday, March 14th 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Tickets in advance are $4.00 per adult and $3.50 per child. Day of the Event Tickets are $4.50 per adult and $4.00 per child. Enjoy homemade Cheesy Broccoli, Chili, Chicken Noodle and/or Vegetable Beef w/caggabe. You may dine in or take out.
Proceeds to benefit the work of the Women's Ministries group.
Bell Ringer Appreciation Luau Brunch
On Saturday, February 22nd we held a Luau Brunch to honor our paid bell ringing staff. They really have the hardest job during our Red Kettle Fundraising Campaign. Standing outside in the harsh winter weather is not easy. We're so thankful for the support in reaching our fundraising goal.
We also recognized our wonderful counting volunteers. They come in each day of our campaign and count all of the donations. With our their help it would not be possible for our staff to keep up with the day to day counting that must take place.
In September we will be holding a Volunteer Recognition Dinner for all of our awesome volunteers.
Salvation Army Thrift Store Closing on Saturday, February 15th.
Below is a copy of a press release being sent to local media. It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the closing of our Salvation Army Thrift Store in Sioux Falls.
In the next week our Advisory Board will be meeting with Majors Tom and Belinda Riggs, Commanding Officers for the Sioux Falls Salvation Army to discuss the future of the store and the building at 900 N. Cliff Avenue.
This was not an easy decision, but after prayerful consideration and with The Salvation Army's commitment to using the donations that have been entrusted to us, we must close the store so that we can continue "Doing The Most Good" for the Sioux Falls community.
All items at the store are being sold at 50% off.
SIOUX FALLS SALVATION ARMY CLOSES THRIFT STORE
The Salvation Army Sioux Falls thrift store, located at 900 N Cliff Ave, will close on Saturday, February 15, 2014. Plans for the future of the store are under consideration.
Salvation Army Thrift Store fans may visit stores in Sioux City, Iowa and Mitchell, South Dakota. For more information please contact The Salvation Army Corps at 605.338.6649.
The Sioux Falls Corps Enrolls Newest Soldier
On Sunday, February 9th, deLaney Erckfritz began the newest Senior Soldier at Sioux Falls Corps. deLaney is a Sunday School teacher with an amazing voice. We're so glad deLaney has chosen to serve the Lord through the ministry of The Salvation Army.
New Year, New Blessings
A huge thank you to everyone who volunteered, donated and prayed for the work of The Salvation Army in Sioux Falls. Thanks to you so many blessings were and continue to be recevied. Here's a few from the last few months:
- Not one but two gold bars valued at over $2400.00 were dropped into red kettles during our fundraising campaign
- A gentlemen stopped by and gave us a check for $10,000 because we help those in need
- Donations of socks, toiletries, and clothing for the Warming Site
- Volunteers braving the frigid cold to ring a bell
- A man dropped by on Christmas Eve and asked what we still needed and returned with 25 $20.00 gift cards to Walmart for teen gifts
- A lady dropped off two bags of toys her brother made for children
- Over 6,000 toys/gifts were donated to the Angel Tree at the Empire Mall and the ones located all over Sioux Falls
- Volunteers who worked tirelessly signing up families to receive Thanksgiving and Christmas baskets
- A Volunteer at Toy Town saw the need and responded by purchasing over 20 new bikes for children
- Augustana College students organized Teen Town where they collected and distributed gifts specificially for teens
- A family baked the most wonderful cookies and cupcakes for our awesome bell ringers
- Volunteers spent hours every day of the campaign counting red kettle donations
- 605 Magazine reached out to the community and created a remake of "We Are The World" that supports the work of The Salvation Army here in Sioux Falls. You can view the video below.
Great Things Are Always Happening In Sioux Falls!
Thank you 605Magazine and everyone involved with the "We Are The World" song/video project to support The Salvation Army. We can never thank you enough for the time, effort and energy you put into this. See below for the complete video or visit 605 Magazine on Youtube.
On Friday, December 13th Icon Lounge 605Magazine will be launching their remake of the song "We Are The World". Local celebrities have come together to create a wonderful recording and video. Part of the proceeds will benefit The Salvation Army. The event begins at 7:00 pm.
Match Day 2013 is Coming
We met our Match Day goal. Thank you Sioux Falls!
On Saturday, December 14th every $20.00 bill donated in one of our Red Kettles will be matched with $80.00 to turn it into a $100.00. Match Day helps The Salvation Army in meeting its Red Kettle goal each year. This year our goal is $350,000. Your donations are urgently needed. As of 12-2-13 we still need to raise over $280,000.00.
It's Angel Tree Time!
Starting Friday, November 29th our Salvation Army Angel Tree will be open at the Empire Mall to collect toys for children in the Sioux Falls area. We'll also have several other sites around town including:
Washington Pavillon, Dollar General, EZ Pay Day Advance, Verizon Wireless, First National Bank in Brandon, Rev Tim's Lucky Devil Tattoo Parlor, Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union, and Dairy Queen. For location addresses please click on the Angel Tree tab at the top of the page.
Thank you to all of our Angel Tree partners including Citibank and Dakotacare for helping us make Christmas Merry and Bright for children.
KDLT and Lewis Drug are collecting warm winter coats for kids. You may drop off coats at any Lewis Drug location in and around Sioux Falls. Many thanks to Shipley's Garmant Spa for cleaning the donated clothing. Help keep Sioux Falls warm this winter.
Thank you to all of our community partners!
Together We're Doing The Most Good!
Thank you Comfort Keepers!
Thank You Royal Neighbors!
Thank you DHQ for the Grant!
Thank you Students from Harvey Dunn
Thank you Students for Harrisburg North