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Salvation Army Capt. Bill Mealy reveals the results of the 2010 Red Kettle Campaign on Wednesday in Fargo, along with Capt. Ann Mealy and honorary kettle chairman Erv Inninger. This year's amount far exceeded the goal of $650,000 and last year's results of $745,000. Kristen Daum / The Forum

'Mind-boggling' $810,000 in F-M Red Kettle donations

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Despite struggling for donations early in the holiday season, The Salvation Army in Fargo-Moorhead announced Wednesday it received another "record-breaking" amount of donations during its annual Red Kettle Campaign.


The Salvation Army raised $809,570 for 2010 - a "mind-boggling" amount that Capt. Bill Mealy said blew him away. The final total exceeded the goal of $650,000 by nearly 25 percent, or $159,570.

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