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Volunteer mops floor

Nat’l Volunteer Week: Heroes behind scenes

Hundreds of Salvation Army volunteers perform helpful tasks not often seen by others such as cleaning, office work, sorting donations and more...

April 25, 2017 | Featured

Racks of clothes at a Salvation Army Store

Your old clothing may be worth more than you think (video)

Pause before you toss that old stuff away. Your donations to our stores can save you money...

April 13, 2017 | Featured

Tyler and Nara pictured outside the Willmar Salvation Army

Nomadic family stays put, begins to thrive

Tyler and Nara arrived at the Willmar Salvation Army at their breaking point. “Nara told me it was their last hope...

March 21, 2017 | Featured

Jim Daly, disaster volunteer

Q&A: 17-year disaster volunteer opens up

Jim Daly has served at countless floods, fires, and other disasters across Minn. and N.D., and even traveled the country to serve after tragedies like 9/11.

March 20, 2017 | Blogs

Salvation Army Featured Partner: Minnesota FoodShare

Only days left in food donation match

Anything donated to The Salvation Army food shelves during Minnesota FoodShare month will be matched...

February 28, 2017 | Featured

Portrait of Tom and Linda McGraw

Donor’s life is like a country music song

Tom McGraw’s life story has all the makings of a country music song. "I know about having nothing," admitted McGraw, a long-time supporter...

February 21, 2017 | Featured

Jason Roberts portrait

Counterfeiter finds value in God (video)

Jason Roberts used to fund his meth addiction by printing millions of dollars worth of fake cash and traveler’s checks. Today, he's a new person...

January 25, 2017 | Featured

Anthony Raj

Volunteer chooses giving over mourning

Anthony Raj Sr. could have spent Dec. 12 mourning the loss of his son. Instead, he chose to celebrate him...

December 19, 2016 | Featured

Happy bell ringers

Christmas News Center 2016

Your one-stop shop for Salvation Army holiday stories and updates in Minnesota and North Dakota...

December 13, 2016 | Featured

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It’s back: New edition of 100 notes of thanks

Last Thanksgiving, we posted thank you notes from kids and adults we've served. This new batch is just as touching...

November 22, 2016 | Featured

Photo illustration of woman reading Northern Highlights

Northern Highlights mag: 2016 edition

This magazine is your love, on display. It features incredible stories impacted by your support...

November 1, 2016 | Featured

Sue is a resident at HOPE Harbor in Minneapolis

Woman finds hope after homelessness

From experiencing homelessness to finding a safe home of her own, HOPE Harbor has given Sue her life back...

October 14, 2016 | Featured

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