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Volunteer of the Year nominee: Linda Seljeseth

Added on April 13, 2016

Born in 1951 and raised in a rural community, Linda Seljeseth and her siblings were abandoned by their father when she was only five. To this day Linda fondly remembers The Salvation Army stepping in to help her family. They received groceries, fresh fruit, clothes and even toys and candy at Christmas. It’s something she’s never forgotten, which is why s…

Salvation Army stores accept more than clothing

Added on April 12, 2016

While clothing and furniture are the two items most of us think to donate to The Salvation Army, there are plenty of other options too. For example, did you know that we’ll take the refrigerator you just replaced off your hands, and that's not all...

Meet the 2016 Volunteers of the Year

Added on April 8, 2016

The Salvation Army of Minnesota and North Dakota would be nothing without its volunteers. In 2015, nearly 68,000 of them contributed more than 372,000 hours of service that helped almost 376,000 people in need...

Donation in action: Paper plates and storage lockers

Added on April 7, 2016

A woman sleeping in a storage locker gets help, a woman who can’t afford water to clean her dishes gets paper plates and utility assistance, a woman lands a good-paying full-time job – three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

Salvation Army stores are ready for your donations

Added on April 4, 2016

That spring cleaning you’re either putting off or in the middle of can be a challenge, but it's critical to the success of Salvation Army Stores in Minnesota and North Dakota...

Final countdown to support FoodShare Month

Added on March 31, 2016

It can be a challenge to keep the food shelves stocked at The Salvation Army Worship and Service Centers in Minnesota. Typically this time of year, more donations are going out than coming in, but there's still time to help during Minnesota FoodShare Month...

Celebrate the power of Christ’s resurrection with us on Easter

Added on March 23, 2016

This Sunday is Easter, a day when Christians all over the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Jesus did what no other has ever done in all of history. He raised himself bodily from the dead. (John 10:17-18) What kind of power does this take? While we...

Devotional: The power of Jesus

Added on March 21, 2016

There are many sources of energy in our world – oil, natural gas, solar, nuclear, to name but a few. Science provides us with some understanding of these types of energy. But there are other forms of energy about which science can tell us nothing. For example, what kind of energy is necessary to raise someone from the dead?...

March Campaign: Satisfy your hunger to help

Added on March 1, 2016

Hungry to make a difference? Satisfy your appetite to help by supporting The Salvation Army during Minnesota’s largest food drive of the year – Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. The campaign runs now through April 1...

Five easy ways to fight hunger this March

Added on February 29, 2016

Hunger is an issue that affects thousands in our community daily. As we kick off Minnesota FoodShare's March Campaign, see how you can fight hunger in your local community...

Devotional: Understanding the purpose of Lent

Added on February 22, 2016

Lent is a season of repentance – a great time to reflect on aspects of our lives that are unChrist-like that we would like to change. This is the place for us to begin – to do some reflection on our lives. What are you looking for in life?...

Donations in Action: Cereal, weeping, reunited

Added on February 17, 2016

A student fills his family’s empty cupboards, a single mother gets her kids back, a weeping veteran receives comfort – three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...
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