Northern Division: Serving every county in Minnesota and North Dakota
Lt. Randy Stahl in front of the thrift store

Quick Stats

The Salvation Army Northern Division has nearly 800 employees and 91,500 volunteers serving thousands of people in need in every county of Minnesota and North Dakota.

Click the links below for a snapshot of what we do across the division and in the Twin Cities metro area each year.

Northern Division (includes Twin Cities)

When you give throughout Minnesota and North Dakota, 82 cents out of every dollar goes directly to help people in need.

Locations

  • Worship and Service Centers: 28
  • Housing/shelter facilities: 50
  • Food shelves: 22
  • Salvation Army Stores: 31

Services

  • Hot meals served annually: 807,000
  • Bags of groceries given: 186,000
  • Nights of lodging: 430,000
  • Items of clothing given: 236,000
  • Christmas toys given: 202,000
  • People given disaster assistance: 43,000
  • Inmates visited: 1,147
  • People attending Northwoods Camp: 946
  • Total people served: 415,000

Twin Cities

When you give in the Twin Cities, 83 cents out of every dollar goes directly to help people in need.

Locations

  • Worship and Service Centers: 8
  • Housing/shelter facilities: 14
  • Food shelves: 8
  • Salvation Army Stores: 9

Services

  • Weekday meal programs: 7
  • Hot meals served annually: 401,000; daily: 1,200
  • Nights of lodging annually: 321,000; daily: 880
  • Utility assistance cases: 4,300
  • Items of clothing given: 65,400
  • People receiving groceries: 102,000
  • Christmas toys given: 118,000
  • People given disaster assistance: 31,400
  • Inmates counseled: 19,100
  • Volunteers: 26,600; hours served: 119,800
  • Total people served: 186,000; daily: 510


View our annual reports on the publications / reports page.