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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 in Fargo, N.D. almost every weekday for well over a decade. He left the Fargo Salvation Army a gift that will make his legacy continue forever...

October 19, 2017 | Stories

A child catches a fish at Northwoods Camp

Camp helps at-risk kids connect with God

Nature is one of God’s most effective missionaries. The beauty and artistry of tall green trees, soaring eagles, prancing deer fawns, and bright pink sunsets are ironclad proof of His existence. The Salvation Army Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn. allows at-risk children and families to experience these wonders. Every summer, hundreds of them come…

October 19, 2017 | Stories

Volunteers Tim and Desta Hunt of Fergus Falls

Share a laugh, support our hurricane relief efforts

Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret is hosting a special show on Oct. 22 to benefit The Salvation Army's disaster relief efforts, and there are still tickets left...

October 19, 2017 | Press Releases

London, mom helped by Salvation Army

Duluth woman is unstoppable

London is on a new path. She is now working full-time and going to school.

October 17, 2017 | Stories

Brainerd services: Anything but ordinary

Here's how The Salvation Army fills unique needs in northern Minnesota...

October 17, 2017 | Stories

Donate to the Twin Cities Coats for Kids drive, Oct. 16-31

Help keep local children warm this winter by donating to The Salvation Army's Coats for Kids program....

October 11, 2017 | Press Releases

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

social worker

Donations in Action: Irma survivor helped in Minn.

A Hurricane Irma survivor flees to Minnesota and gets help; a homeless youth stabilizes in record time; a woman gets closer to her goal of stability; a veteran gets the help he deserves – four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good..

October 5, 2017 | Stories

12th Annual MOST Amazing Race kicks off Oct. 7

The 12th Annual MOST Amazing Race kicks off Oct. 7, to raise money for Salvation Army food and housing programs in the Twin Cities...

October 3, 2017 | Press Releases

Hands together in prayer

Salvation Army serving in Las Vegas following mass shooting

The Salvation Army is serving survivors, their family members and first responders after the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas...

October 2, 2017 | Press Releases

David Overstake

Planned Giving director Overstake says goodbye

For 32 years, Overstake served as director of planned giving for The Salvation Army Northern Division. He launched what has become the country's largest estate and planned giving conference...

October 2, 2017 | Stories

Xcel Energy Foundation check

Xcel Energy Foundation donates $125,000 to HeatShare

The Xcel Energy Foundation donates $125,000 to The Salvation Army HeatShare program, that's been providing emergency utility assistance to Minnesotans since 1982...

October 2, 2017 | Press Releases

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