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Isaac, The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: Isaac

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them. Here's Isaac's story...

December 11, 2017 | Featured

Portrait of Martin for story series The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: Martin

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them. Here's Martin's story...

November 27, 2017 | Featured

Present photo courtesy of Ben White and Unsplash

Thrift Gift Guide: Low cost, big meaning

Whether looking to stay within a budget or shopping for the person who has everything, we've got a list of meaningful gift ideas that won't break the bank...

November 27, 2017 | Blogs

A hot meal is served at the Fargo Salvation Army

Modest man leaves bold gift in Fargo

The late Gary Nelson ate lunch at The Salvation Army almost every weekday for a decade before surprising us with a gift to help continue the program...

October 19, 2017 | Featured

Team Third Time's a Charm

‘Third Time’s The Charm’ wins MOST Amazing Race

Team Third Time's the Charm wins the 2017 MOST Amazing Race--again....

October 9, 2017 | Featured

Salvation Army volunteer standing next to a fire fighter

How to create a plan for emergencies

The time to prepare for a disaster isn’t when a storm begins to grow. The time to prepare is now...

August 21, 2017 | Blogs

Russell Gutsche learns Russian

Employee learns Russian to better serve

A Salvation Army case manager decides to learn one of the toughest foreign languages, all to better serve his community...

July 28, 2017 | Featured

Rainbow over city

Four ways your donation contributes to simpler living

You may not have realized that by making a donation, you are helping others lead simpler lives...

July 10, 2017 | Blogs

Flags blowing in the wind

Devotional: How to experience freedom

As we celebrate Independence Day, we want you to experience true freedom through Christ's love. Here's how...

June 30, 2017 | Featured

Amanda Bednar and Sharaya Conrath are Team Struggle at The MOST Amazing Race

‘Team Struggle’ plays to their strengths

Friends since elementary school, Amanda Bednar and Sharayah Conrath spent years dreaming of competing in CBS's "The Amazing Race." So when...

May 30, 2017 | Featured

Team Cobras performs a race challenge

‘Amazing’ racers prove any team can win

Unlike marathons and muddy obstacle-course races, practically every team that competes in The MOST Amazing Race has a legitimate shot at winning...

May 24, 2017 | Featured

Delores Jones and her kids

Magazine: 10 ways your gifts change lives

Read Scope Magazine, our publication about how your donations are Doing the Most Good® in the Twin Cities...

May 9, 2017 | Featured

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