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Army In Action

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Work is a blessing not reserved for the rich

Labor Day is an appropriate time to recall the historic keystones of Salvation Army ministry, which were founded on the idea that work is accompanied by an identifiable spiritual element…

August 29, 2014 | Stories

2014 Pearl Linden Scholarship Award Winners

A forty-year-old donation keeps on giving

The story is almost common in The Salvation Army – people who live quiet and conservative lives leaving behind million dollar gifts after passing. So it was with St. Paul native…

August 28, 2014 | Stories

Jim Paige, a graduate of the Adult Rehabilitation program in Minneapolis

Army helps former attorney find hope

Jim Paige had it all but lost everything when his drinking got out of control. Now, he’s back on track…

August 28, 2014 | Featured

Brittany Tornow

School supplies a godsend to mother with cancer

Normally, Brittany Tornow wouldn’t have had the strength to drive to The Salvation Army in Virginia, Minnesota. “You caught me on a good day today – usually I’m in bed,” the Eveleth resident explained, while waiting in line to pick up new school supplies for her two kids, ages 6 and 7…

August 25, 2014 | Stories

Do the most good when parking at Minnesota State Fair

It’s called the “Great Minnesota Get Together” and for good reason, but there are definitely some things that can be not so great, more specifically – parking…

August 22, 2014 | Stories

Captain Jesus Trejo leads the Minneapolis E. Lake St. Salvation Army

Jesus Trejo: From single father to thriving officer

“My life was a mess, but I was all that my children had,” recalled Captain Jesus Trejo, who now leads the E. Lake Street Salvation Army in South Minneapolis.

August 19, 2014 | Testimonials

Ken Wolfgram

Fairmont volunteer honored with 10,000 pound send-off

The Salvation Army and Hy-Vee grocery in Fairmont, Minnesota, are holding a special food drive to salute a very special volunteer…

August 18, 2014 | Stories

Captain Jim Brickson

Bullseye: Albert Lea archery program hits the mark

Nearly 100 kids have learned more about Christ through an eight-week program that fuses archery with Bible studies…

August 14, 2014 | Stories

Kris Halverson

Retired school teacher offers fresh perspective

Since 1974, Kris Halverson has been witnessing The Salvation Army’s impact on kids and families from a distance, as an unbiased third-party…

August 13, 2014 | Stories

little boy with backpack

10 easy ways to do good

Fulfilling The Salvation Army’s mission of doing the most good only happens with the help of people who want to do good for their community. Luckily, there are many ways to do good that require only a small time commitment and are also budget-friendly…

August 12, 2014 | Stories

Salvation Army volunteer

A birthday gift worth more than any present

Every person has at least one day a year that calls for celebration. There’s typically a cake, candles, maybe a balloon or two, a nice meal, and a few presents neatly wrapped. Sounds like all the ingredients to a perfect birthday. Here’s a new thought. What if you chose to forgo the cake and party in favor of bettering your community? What if you chose, instead, to help others…

August 7, 2014 | Stories

Little boy eats giant hot dog at picnic

National Night Out brings neighbors together

National Night Out will be celebrated in neighborhoods all over the country in all sorts of ways on Tuesday night. Salvation Army Worship and Service Centers in Minnesota and North Dakota are no exception, although the Army has its own twist on the night – and day…

August 5, 2014 | Press Releases

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