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Salvation Army and Shopko partner for school supply drive

Added on July 10, 2017

It may be early July but it is not too early to help a child start the upcoming school year off on the right foot...

These safety tips could save your life

Added on June 14, 2017

We believe preparedness is the first step to keeping your family safe. The time to prepare for a disaster isn’t when the storm begins to grow. The time to prepare is now, so we've made it easier than ever to do so...

Free meals for children during summer months

Added on June 6, 2017

From June to August, The Salvation Army will provide a free, nutritious lunch to kids in parts of Minnesota and North Dakota through the Mobile Outreach Meals (MOMs) program and our normal weekday hot lunch programs...

Disaster relief: When a tornado strikes, Army answers the call

Added on May 15, 2017

Simply put, when a tornado strikes, The Salvation Army moves to action. The call to action after a disaster is one The Salvation Army has been answering for more than 100 years...

Low-cost camp provides fun, adventure up north

Added on May 3, 2017

Imagine giving your kids the gift of a summer camp experience in the beautiful woods near Finlayson, Minn. - all for just $25...

Northwoods Camp kicks off its summer season (video)

Added on April 26, 2017

The days were filled with sunshine and the night skies were clear, as the camp season kicked off last weekend at The Salvation Army's Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn...

Austin, Albert Lea postal worker competition

Added on April 26, 2017

"Stamp Out Hunger," the national postal carrier food drive is Saturday, May 13 and the friendly rivalry between carriers in Austin and Albert Lea, Minn. is back again this year...

Five ways youth are helped by The Salvation Army

Added on April 26, 2017

One of The Salvation Army's primary areas of service is youth. A number of our programs are designed specifically to meet the needs of children, in addition to the impact our basic needs services have on children and their entire families...

Reuse, repurpose, recycle at Salvation Army stores

Added on April 19, 2017

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away 14 million tons of clothes each year.Aisles of clothes in Salvation Army store Instead of tossing away that outdated sweater, pair of pants, or outfit that no longer fits, consider donating them to The Salvation Army...

Your clothing donations may be worth more than you think

Added on April 13, 2017

While spring cleaning, think before you toss that old stuff away. Consider donating it to a Salvation Army Store, where it helps your community and can even save you money on next year's taxes...

Donations to food shelves matched in March

Added on February 28, 2017

March is Minnesota FoodShare month, anything donated to the food shelves during the month will be proportionally matched thanks to Minnesota Foodshare’s March Campaign...

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...
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