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Find meaning with us on Easter

This Sunday is Easter, a day when Christians all over the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Without the resurrection, Jesus would have been just another man who spoke God’s Word. But through the resurrection, He proved He is God’s own son…

April 15, 2014 | Stories

Holy Bible

Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Leading up to Easter, we examine the abundance of historical evidence that Jesus rose from the dead…

April 15, 2014 | Featured

Kormasah Cherney received HeatShare assistance from The Salvation Army

HeatShare saves family from record cold

Kormasah Cherney was heading into the coldest winter in 35 years with no heat or electricity…

April 14, 2014 | Featured

Hand holding small silver cross

God continues chain of blessing started 21 years ago

Sometimes when we reach out to bless volunteers, it’s our staff members who come away from the interaction feeling blessed…

April 10, 2014 | Testimonials

Michelle Pokorny is volunteering for The Salvation Army during National Volunteer Week

Beat the buzzer during National Volunteer Week

It’s halftime of National Volunteer Week. The Salvation Army needs more volunteers before the buzzer sounds this Sunday, April 13…

April 9, 2014 | Stories

Salvation Army volunteer Patty Goodman

‘Salvation Army can use all of us’

That is the wonderful thing about volunteering – The Salvation Army can use all of us, no matter our age or ability…

April 8, 2014 | Blogs

A Salvation Army volunteer gets paid in hugs and handshakes

Volunteer gets ‘paid’ at disasters

When people ask if I’m a disaster volunteer, I tell them, “Yes, and I get paid … with a handshake, a hug, a thank you…”

April 7, 2014 | Blogs

Man being helped in Salvation Army social services office

Homeless man walks from New Jersey to Williston, N.D.

We at the Williston Salvation Army recently met with a gentleman who walked to Williston all the way from New Jersey. Yes, he journeyed to the Bakken oilfields on foot…

April 3, 2014 | Blogs

Salvation Army Volunteers of the Year announced

Meet the 2014 Volunteers of the Year

79,000 amazing volunteers walk in our doors each year. Meet five who just keep coming back…

April 3, 2014 | Featured


Last call to give for FoodShare Month

There’s still time to provide food to neighbors in need during Minnesota’s largest food drive of the year…

March 28, 2014 | Featured

Volunteers at Salvation Army Harbor Light sort socks

Congo-Minneapolis connection helps impoverished

Socks knitted by a small group of disadvantaged women in Congo will soon warm the feet of hundreds of men and women served at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis…

March 24, 2014 | Stories

Dave Simpson serves breakfast at Harbor Light

Volunteer group redefines ‘tireless’

Imagine waking up at 3:30 a.m., seven days a week, for six years straight, to help homeless people…

March 21, 2014 | Featured

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