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Army In Action

See firsthand who we are and what we do – through blog posts, articles, photos and video. It’s more than news – it’s the Army in Action.

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Zarina is interviewed

Youth scholarship winner beats the odds (video)

Zarina Semantelli overcame a lifetime of abuse, neglect, and homelessness. Now she has received a scholarship that honors all her accomplishments...

March 15, 2018 | Stories

Hot meals are served at the Virginia Salvation Army

Stolen money prompts donors to take action

Several generous donors have replaced what was stolen from The Salvation Army in Virginia, Minn...

March 12, 2018 | Stories

A Salvation Army officer gives a box of food

Food shelves help people escape low points (VIDEO)

It only takes one job loss, one unexpected medical bill, or one blown car engine to wipe out a bank account. Suddenly, there’s no money for rent or groceries...

March 8, 2018 | Stories

A Salvation Army counselor helps a person in need

Donations in Action: All out of food

A man gets food for his family, a youth goes for his G.E.D., a Coffee Hour community is formed, and a group is saved from sleeping in the cold ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

February 27, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army worker stocking a food shelf

March Campaign: The hunger pangs stop here

One in 10 Minnesotans experiences food insecurity. Help stop their hunger pangs by supporting The Salvation Army during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, now through April 8...

February 23, 2018 | Stories

Preschool kids have fun

Army child care program in St. Paul gets an “A”

The Salvation Army uses your donations to provide critical services like food, shelter and disaster relief. Yet there’s another service of which few people are aware: child care...

February 21, 2018 | Stories

HOPE Harbor resident Chuck displays one of his paintings

Art show dazzles at Army housing facility

Creative talent was on display Feb. 16 at The Salvation Army HOPE Harbor housing facility in Minneapolis, where eight residents spent the afternoon showcasing their artistic skills...

February 21, 2018 | Featured

Long cold winter ignites need for help

The unrelenting Minnesota cold has posed problems for low-income families. Many of them have been forced to spend extra money on heating their homes, leaving less money for other essentials like food and clothing...

February 16, 2018 | Stories

Volunteer does office work

Paper-pushing volunteers are unsung heroes

Darlene White and Jan Prelgo are Salvation Army volunteers who understand an important truth: time is money... 

February 12, 2018 | Stories

Army raises $116,000 in N.D. on Giving Hearts Day

The Salvation Army’s six locations in North Dakota raised a total of $115,000 on Feb. 8 during the state’s biggest day of the year for charitable giving – Giving Hearts Day...

February 9, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Super Bowl victory

A Super Bowl party for homeless people, a young woman and a struggling family find housing, and a woman with cancer won't quit fighting ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

February 6, 2018 | Stories

Million dollar check presentation Fairmont Salvation Army

Man bequeaths $1 million to Fairmont Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Fairmont, Minn. received a donation of epic proportions on Friday, Jan. 26...

January 30, 2018 | Stories

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