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Help The Salvation Army create change and provide hope all year round.

It’s the kindhearted volunteers like you who help fulfill our promise to do the most good. Whether you have a specific talent to offer or simply an hour of your time, The Salvation Army is the place to turn your passion into action.

First, find an opportunity below that piques your interest. Then call Stacy Wisemore at 507-437-4566 ext. 104 or sign up online, when available. It’s that simple.

  • Work with youth in the summer day camp program
  • Sort donations in our food shelf
  • Serve a community meal
  • Host a food drive
  • Provide janitorial services
  • Be an office assistant
  • Sort donations in our store or donation center
  • Volunteer for The Bruins games

 

The easiest way to help from early November through Christmas Eve is to ring a bell at one of our iconic red kettles, raising the funds that change lives all year long. Volunteers are the difference between an empty kettle and one that raises about $50 per hour — enough to provide a family with two bags of groceries. Sign up online for a bell ringing shift.

 Here are some additional ways to help during the holidays:

  • Assemble Thanksgiving baskets
  • Serve a holiday meal
  • Sort toys for Toy Shop
 

Don't see an opportunity here for you? Call us. We'll find a place for anyone who wants to help.