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Christmas 2016: How much money did your city raise?

Added on February 7, 2017

Salvation Army locations in Greater Minnesota and North Dakota fell about $200,000 short of their overall goal of $9.1 million for the 2016 Christmas season, although many communities did manage to surpass their individual fundraising goals. See how your own community did...

Volunteer spotlight: Behind-the-scenes, but not forgotten

Added on January 24, 2017

Sheila German has been volunteering at the Salvation Army Store in Grand Rapids, Minn., for two decades. Three days a week, she comes in for five hours to sort donations of shoes, jewelry, and winter wear...

Devotional: Clinging to what you know about God

Added on January 20, 2017

Whatever happens or has happened in your life, I pray and challenge you with this thought for the new year: Let what you know about God outweigh whatever you may be feeling about God...

Four tips for planning your time off in 2017

Added on January 11, 2017

Helping others and unplugging from work both do a soul good. Here are tips for using the time you've been given in meaningful and refreshing ways...

Your year-end gift writes the story of help for 2017

Added on December 27, 2016

Now that Christmas is over, we're anticipating what next year will hold. The Salvation Army will continue to provide...

Donations down $2.3 million across Minn. and N.D.

Added on December 19, 2016

At this time last year, $5.3 million was donated to the Christmas Campaign in outstate areas of Minnesota and across North Dakota. Donations to kettles so far this year sit at $4.5 million, a $800,000 million decline...

Here’s how your kettle donations add up

Added on December 5, 2016

Your donations of time and money help The Salvation Army improve, and even save lives...

ND and MN Realtors take over kettles on Ring Day

Added on December 2, 2016

Ring Day is an annual tradition as realtors take over the red kettles and in some cases, compete against each other to raise money for a good cause...

Prayer topic: Difficulties during the holidays

Added on December 2, 2016

Ribbons, lights, beautifully-wrapped packages and joyful gatherings. This is often the picture painted of the holiday season. The "most wonderful time of the year" it's been said. But, what's left unspoken in the iconic stories and songs is the unfortunate truth that, for some, the holidays can actually be the most difficult time of the year...

It’s back: New edition of 100 notes of thanks

Added on November 22, 2016

Last Thanksgiving, we posted thank you notes from kids and adults we've served. This new batch is just as touching...

Pull up a chair and enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal

Added on November 21, 2016

The Salvation Army is prepared to help thousands over the Thanksgiving holiday by serving turkeys and all the fixings to families in need. We invite everybody to take a seat at our table and enjoy community and a free, hot meal...

Salvation Army partners with AT&T stores for toy drive

Added on November 21, 2016

The Salvation Army and AT&T have teamed up to collect toys for kids this Christmas. The toy drive will run through Sunday, Dec. 11 at dozens of AT&T stores throughout Minnesota and North Dakota...
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