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By Tie Shank 

Williston Salvation Army Rings in the Holiday Season


The Salvation Army Northern Division serves anyone in need without discrimination, whether it's a hot meal, help paying a bill or a more long-term solution. Since 1908, the Williston Salvation Army has assisted area residents in emergencies and offered a wide range of services to anyone in need without discrimination. In addition, the Williston Salvation Army operates a Salvation Army Store during the week, and offers worship services every Sunday.

From food services, to clothing vouchers, after school programs and job seeking assistance, the Williston Salvation Army serves Williston and Williams County by assisting many families in their crucial time of need.

This holiday season the Salvation Army is offering assistance in the following:

•Angel Tree Christmas assistance: Individuals and families needing assistance for their children (ages 0-18) this Christmas can sign up for The Salvation Army's "Angel Tree" Christmas gift program.  People can sign up at The Salvation Army Worship and Service Center at 15 South Main Street in Williston - now through December 12th – Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Distribution will take place December 23.

•Christmas food boxes:  Individuals and families needing a food box for Christmas can sign up at The Salvation Army Worship and Service Center at 15 South Main Street – Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. now through December 12.  Distribution will take place December 23.

Thanksgiving Community Dinner:  The Salvation Army will be serving its annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Williston National Guard Armory Gym – located at 10 Main Street in Williston.  All are welcome to attend!

It's the kindhearted volunteers like you who help fulfill the Salvation Army's promise to do the most good, whether you have a specific talent to offer, make a donation or simply donate an hour of your time, The Salvation Army is the place to turn your passion into action. The following are opportunities to help:

•Ring bells for The Salvation Army:  Sign up online to register to ring in Williston from November 17- December 24 (Mondays-Saturdays) at

•Collection drives:  host an Angel Tree, a food drive, a winter gear drive (coats, hats, mittens, scarves, etc.), a pajama drive, etc. to help people out this holiday and winter season!  

•Kettle match:  Your business or organization can match the kettle donations for a given day during the holiday 2014...It's an exciting way to make a difference and get others excited about giving as well!  

To get more information on opportunities for you, your organization or family to help this holiday season or any time throughout the year, Contact Kristin Oxendahl at 701-572-2921 or email her at [email protected]


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