The Rochester Salvation Army, who in 2020 served over 10,000 people, is set to distribute "Easter In A Bag" Thursday, April 1, 2021 from 11 AM to 1 PM at the Salvation Army Corps Community Center (20 First Avenue NE, Rochester).

Four-hundred meals will be available between 11 and 1, or until they run out. If you need more info, call call 507-288-3663.

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WHAT'S IN THE BAG: Partnering with Hy-Vee, each bag will include:

  • Certificate for a ham or other meat item.
  • Two cans of vegetables
  • Yams
  • Dinner rolls
  • Jell-O
  • Bag of marshmallows
  • Dozen eggs
  • Egg dye kit
  • Easter candy
Easter is the day Christians say with love and hope, He Is Risen!"
Easter is the day Christians say with love and hope, He Is Risen!"

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Major Lisa Mueller, Corps Officer, said, "Easter is such an important celebration within our faith...and we don’t want anyone to struggle to put together a celebratory meal for themselves or their family, especially when we can do something like this to make it that much easier.”

Pets Dressed Up for Easter

People love plopping bunny ears on a dog or a cat...but do they like it? I think at least some do. My nephew has a dog that LOVES wearing a cardigan (he has three of them...will literally bring them over to the human to get them put on.

See if you can spot the real pets from the fake ones. 😃

The Rochester Salvation Army is more than The Red Kettle People. They offer emergency social services, housing, the Good Samaritan Health Clinic, Youth Programs, and their Ministry. Visit them on Facebook: or at

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