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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


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

Olu Waseye lived out of his car for two months

Update on ‘happy’ homeless man

In February, we told the story of Olu Johnson, a 64-year-old man experiencing homelessness in Mankato, Minn...

September 23, 2016 | Featured

Morrie's presents $25,000 check and 4,800 backpacks

Morrie’s donates 4,800 backpacks, plus $25k

Morrie's Automotive Group donates over 4,800 backpacks, plus $25,000 in cash to help fill them with school supplies...

August 24, 2016 | Featured


What’s in a grocery bag may surprise you

You may be surprised by what goes into the 186,000 grocery bags our food shelves give out each year...

July 13, 2016 | Featured

A young girl accepts a youth award

Parents agree: Youth programs = lifelong benefits (video)

In their own words, parents say why they value our youth programs...

June 16, 2016 | Featured

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