Red Kettle Match Day is coming soon - Saturday, December 16th.  More details to follow.  

Thank you again to our 2017 Red Kettle Sponsors for Saturday, December 2nd with your help we raised over $12,000.  

Saturday, December 2nd was Red Kettle Sponsorship Day.  KSFY News sponsorerd the red kettle at Lewis on 41st and Minnesota.  Golden Rule Construction sponsored the red kettle at Sam's Club. Rita and Dean Sorenson sponsored the red kettle at Macy's.  The Sather Family sponsored the red kettle at Lewis 26th & Sycamore. We truly appreciate your support.  Merry Christmas! 

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Red Kettle Fundraising Goal for 2017 - $315,000

Starting Friday, November 10th you'll see our iconic red kettles around beautiful Sioux Falls.  From November 10th to December 23rd bell ringers will be out at local stores ringing a bell to raise money for those in need.  Please consider making a donation.  No cash?  You can donate online by clicking on the red "Donate Now" button at the top of this page, mailing a check to 800 N. Cliff Avenue or by texting "SiouxFalls" to 71777.  It's that easy.  Please consider making a gift that will impact lives during the holiday's and throughout the upcoming year.  

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Christmas is coming and it truly takes an Army! 

   

Opportunities for Involvement at The Salvation Army in Sioux Falls:

Bell Ringers are needed starting Friday, November 10th through December 23rd to assist us in raising $315,000 for our annual Red Kettle Campaign.  At least a two hour time commitment is needed.  When The Salvation Army does not have a bell ringer present at a red kettle, people do not donate.  Money raised helps support all our holiday activities and our social service programs throughout the coming new year.  Call Marcie at 605-338-6649 ext. 317 to volunteer.               

Angel Tree at the Empire Mall begins on Friday, November 24th.  The Angel Tree program is a toy drive to benefit our Christmas/Toy Town distribution.  All gifts are given to local families in need.  The Salvation Army is required to have someone man the tree from the time the mall opens until it closes.  Volunteers are needed.  Please call Emily at 605-338-6649 ext. 312 to volunteer. 

Christmas Basket/Toy Town distribution will take place on December 19th & 20th at the First UMC.  Volunteers are needed to assist parents with choosing Christmas gifts for their children.  Call Marcie at 605-338-6649 ext. 317.

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I am writing to thank you for your generous support of the work and ministry of The Salvation Army here in #SiouxFalls. Due to your support people across our community have received help with those basic necessities of life; food, clothing, and shelter. Children are instructed in brass instruments, take part in character building activities, and are fed. Older adults take part in monthly activities, food, and fellowship. Commodity Food Boxes are provided to over 400 older adults on a monthly basis. Our outreach to adults and children is made possible by your ongoing support.

Yet we have some pressing needs. Would you help? I know many of you are receiving requests for support, but I am asking if you would consider helping us in one of the following areas?

$500 provides a Pathway of Hope family with housing assistance
$350 provides one evening of meals through our weekend Sallie’s Table feeding program
$250 provides house painting for a senior
$200 provides transitional housing for a veteran
$150 assists a family with their rent
$100 assists a family with a utility payment
$ 75 assists someone with work clothing or tools for a new job
$ 50 provides an individual or family with a visit to our food pantry
$ 35 provides a child with a trip to summer camp in Nebraska

The Salvation Army will use your generous gift where they can do the most good for those in need. Donations may be mailed to The Salvation Army, 800 N. Cliff Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, made through our website at sasiouxfalls.org (just click the “Donate Now” button at the top of the page) or by texting “SiouxFalls” to 71777.

Thank you for your generosity and continued support.

Major Thomas E. Riggs
#SalvationArmy

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Sallie's Table in need of Volunteers

The Salvation Army of Sioux Falls offers a program on the second Thursday of the month called Senior Food Commodity Box Distribution?  Every month 7 to 8 tons of food are given to local seniors in Lincoln and Minnehaha counties.  This program is a partnership with the State of South Dakota and Feeding South Dakota.  We have 600 seniors on our distribution list.  Every month volunteers are needed to assist with the distribution of the boxes.  Around 200 are delivered in Sioux Falls.  Specifically, volunteers are needed to distribute cheese, assist seniors with taking the boxes to their vehicles and /or ride along on a delivery route with Salvation Army peronal in a Salvation Army vehicle.  To volunteer, please contact Marcie Priestleyat 605-338-6649 ext. 317 or marcie_priestley@usc.salvationarmy.org