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Army In Action

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State Fair Parking at The Salvation Army Booth Brown House

Volunteer, earn a free ticket to the MN State Fair

Have fun, support a good cause and earn a free ticket to The Minnesota State Fair, all in a few hours...

August 17, 2017 | Press Releases

Youth with new backpack from Salvation Army

Back-to-school supply drives, giveaways in MN, ND

Looking for free backpacks and school supplies? The Salvation Army can help. We are also accepting school supply donations to help meet the need...

August 1, 2017 | Stories

Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services at bridge collapse

Remembering the 35W bridge collapse, 10 years later

The Salvation Army honors the 10th anniversary of the 35W bridge collapse, and reflects on the opportunity to help the survivors and first responders...

August 1, 2017 | Stories

Members of the Summer Music and Gospel Arts Crew

Music program turns kids into leaders (video)

Seven teenagers from across Minnesota have become better musicians and leaders thanks to an innovative pilot program offered at The Salvation Army Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn...

July 27, 2017 | Stories

Police cadets at Harbor Light

Police cadets volunteer, connect with community

Minneapolis police cadets volunteer at three Salvation Army locations to connect with the community...

July 21, 2017 | Stories

Give Twin Cities

Help us win $25,000 to help others overcome

You can help the Twin Cities Salvation Army win $25,000 for hurting families by supporting us in the 2017 Give Twin Cities Challenge – an online fundraising competition between 22 local charities...

July 20, 2017 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Policeman has big heart

A tearful police officer leads a woman to us, a single mother and her son are reunited, a woman without furniture is no longer sleeping on the floor ... three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

July 17, 2017 | Stories

High school student works with teacher

Meet the 2017 Linden Scholarship winners

Meet the 2017 winners of the Pearl S. Linden Scholarship, as they prepare to head off to college in the fall...

July 12, 2017 | Press Releases

Delores Jones and her grandkids

Update: Woman who lost it all gets ordained

Through a Salvation Army mentoring program called Pathway of Hope, Delores Jones has taken her recovery to new heights and is now an ordained minister...

July 12, 2017 | Stories

box of school supplies

Salvation Army and Shopko partner for school supply drive

It may be early July but it is not too early to help a child start the upcoming school year off on the right foot...

July 10, 2017 | Stories

A child leads a horse at The Yellow Farm

Inner-city youth ride horses on a farm (video)

Last week, 40 youth from the Payne Ave. Salvation Army in St. Paul exited the concrete jungle for a day of horseback riding at The Yellow Farm – a peaceful and sprawling equine facility located in New Germany, Minn...

July 6, 2017 | Stories

Portrait of Ricky Gustafson

Without housing, veteran ‘would have gotten high’

If not for Salvation Army housing programs, Ricky Gustafson would have been back on drugs the same day he was released from treatment...

June 30, 2017 | Stories

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