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March Millions: Donations doubled in Southeast Minnesota

Added on February 27, 2015

The Otto Bremer Foundation’s March Millions campaign in southeast Minnesota promises to double donations up to $1 million. The maximum amount any single nonprofit can have doubled is $100,000 and that’s the goal for The Salvation Army…

Ecolab pledges $100,000 to HeatShare

Added on February 25, 2015

Ecolab anticipates energy savings and passes the benefit on to The Salvation Army….

When the temperature drops, we open doors

Added on February 19, 2015

It’s cold, again, and once again The Salvation Army will be there for those who need shelter from the rugged temperatures through our programs across Minnesota and North Dakota…

Charitable giving good for your health and happiness

Added on February 18, 2015

Giving not only feels good, it’s good for you, too…

February: Honoring African Americans in our history

Added on February 10, 2015

Black History Month is the perfect time to remember how African American leadership played an important role in the beginning years of The Salvation Army in America . . .

Foundation/charity relationship a two-way street

Added on February 5, 2015

The relationship between charities and foundations is often misunderstood. Some people assume that foundations merely give money to the nonprofit with the snappiest grant proposal. But that’s not always the case…

Captains Jim and Lee Brickson headed to serve in Brooklyn Park

Added on January 21, 2015

During their nearly eight years of service to Albert Lea and Freeborn County, Captains Jim and Lee Brickson left quite a mark on the community and will take with them a wealth of experience…

Now hiring counselors for Northwoods Camp

Added on January 20, 2015

Northwoods Camp in Finlayson. Minn. serves as a great summer job and is now accepting counselor applications through March 1, 2015…

Helpful tips to rid yourself of clutter and help others

Added on January 15, 2015

At the end of every season, clearing out the clutter from your home not only refreshes your space, but can also help others. Read through our six tips on reorganizing and keeping clutter at bay…

Sometimes a meal is more than just a meal

Added on January 12, 2015

Sometimes, a meal provided by The Salvation Army is needed by somebody who can afford their own food just as much as it is needed by somebody who cannot…

Donors show how to pass down philanthropic vision

Added on December 23, 2014

Gary and Helen Bergen find a unique way to pass down a philanthropic vision through their children by creating a donor advised fund…

Yearend giving strategies can save you money

Added on December 22, 2014

The Tax Man cometh. Donating to The Salvation Army from your stock portfolio, mutual fund or IRA account at year’s end can help you save tax dollars while simultaneously serving people in need…

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