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State funds depleted, HeatShare steps up

The Salvation Army is responding to twice as many requests as usual for emergency utility assistance, as state funds are depleted...

June 19, 2017 | Press Releases

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St. Cloud in desperate need of school supplies

The Salvation Army needs your help to make sure local children have the backpacks and school supplies they need in the fall, as it anticipates serving 1,000 more kids than last year.

June 14, 2017 | Press Releases

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Duluth leaders to retire, new officers Minn. natives

After 30 years of service in the Salvation Army Majors Bill and Betsy Cox will retire June 26, moving to the shores of Lake Michigan. They have served in Duluth since 2011...

June 14, 2017 | Press Releases

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These safety tips could save your life

We believe preparedness is the first step to keeping your family safe. The time to prepare for a disaster isn’t when the storm begins to grow. The time to prepare is now, so we've made it easier than ever to do so...

June 14, 2017 | Press Releases

Grand Forks $10k donation envelope

Grand Forks receives $10k donation with a twist

An anonymous donor gave $10,000 to The Salvation Army in Grand Forks over the weekend. Believe it or not, two other nonprofits also received anonymous $10,000 gifts...

June 13, 2017 | Press Releases

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Salvation Army Disaster training in Devils Lake

The Salvation Army Service Extension unit in Devils Lake will host an Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) training session in June. If you have ever wanted to assist during a disaster, now is the time to learn more about how you can help...

June 13, 2017 | Press Releases

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Harbor Light open as cooling center this weekend

The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center will be open June 10-11 as a cooling center from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m...

June 9, 2017 | Press Releases

2017 Pathway of Hope Achievement award

2017 Pathway of Hope Achievement award

The W. 7th Salvation Army in St. Paul is celebrating after winning the 2017 Pathway of Hope Achievement award for the Northern Division...

June 6, 2017 | Press Releases

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Coborn’s partners with Army on Donut Day

Coborn’s is teaming up with the St. Cloud Salvation Army for a fundraiser that celebrates National Donut Day. For every box of eight donuts sold for $2.99 at Coborn’s and Cash Wise stores, $1 will be donated to The Salvation Army...

June 2, 2017 | Press Releases

Youth in a shelter room at Booth Brown House

Youth shelter celebrates five years of service

Booth Brown House celebrates fifth anniversary of providing emergency shelter to homeless youth in the Twin Cities...

June 2, 2017 | Press Releases

National Donut Day | June 2, 2017

Celebrate Donut Day with history lesson, free donut

National Donut Day is Friday, June 2. Join us for a free donut and a history lesson at a special event at the Minnesota History Center....

May 31, 2017 | Press Releases

Salvation Army disaster services

Salvation Army supports survivors after Chetek, Wis. tornado

The Salvation Army is on the ground in Chetek, Wisconsin to support emergency personnel and survivors after a tornado struck this week...

May 18, 2017 | Press Releases

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