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 81,000 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)

  • Worship and Service Centers: 28
  • Housing/shelter facilities: 50
  • Food shelves: 22
  • Salvation Army Stores: 33
  • Meals served: 992,000
  • Nights of lodging: 450,000
  • Items of clothing given: 183,000
  • Christmas toys given: 160,000
  • Families receiving groceries: 95,000
  • People given disaster assistance: 26,000
  • Inmates counseled: 5,800
  • Total people served: 481,000

Twin Cities

  • Worship and Service Centers: 8
  • Housing/shelter facilities: 14
  • Food shelves: 8
  • Salvation Army Stores: 9
  • Meals served: 716,000
  • Nights of lodging: 377,000
  • Items of clothing given: 100,000
  • Families receiving groceries: 89,000
  • Christmas toys given: 60,000
  • People given disaster assistance: 23,000
  • Inmates counseled: 4,300
  • Total people served: 234,000


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