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Five reasons you should consider volunteering

Added on July 21, 2014

How do you spend your time? In one year, we each have 8,760 hours to utilize. With work, classes, and family time, schedules can easily fill up, but devoting a little time to volunteering yields a whole lot of benefits, especially for those who want to different explore career options…

Back-to-school collection to benefit local kids

Added on July 17, 2014

Local Shopko stores are collecting school supplies as part of the “Tools for School” program for families served by The Salvation Army…

Match: Donations double during July to help even more people

Added on July 1, 2014

The Albert Lea Salvation Army food shelf will have a chance to turn-around the summer slump in food donations through a matching grant from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless…

In prison ministry, victories outweigh defeats

Added on June 24, 2014

The Salvation Army’s prison ministry serves inmates at 14 state and federal prisons in Minnesota and North Dakota. It’s challenging work, but very rewarding…

Disaster team responds following severe storms

Added on June 18, 2014

Salvation Army volunteers and staff are responding to the needs of three communities in southern Minnesota by providing immediate nourishment for emergency responders and residents dealing with power outages, wind damage and flooding…

Summer volunteerism combats family boredom

Added on June 17, 2014

“I’m bored” is just about the last phrase parents want to hear from their children during summer. Luckily, we have a few solutions that are fun for the whole family. Join us as we continue to do the most good throughout the summer to make our community a better place to live…

Blog: Letters to soldiers keep spirits high

Added on June 6, 2014

I started working for The Salvation Army in 2010, and it wasn’t long before I read a note from a Salvation Army supporter that went something like this…

Free donuts pay homage to veterans, ‘Donut Girls’

Added on June 5, 2014

Locations across Minn. and N.D. will fry up free treats Friday in honor of veterans and our “Donut Girls” who served them on front lines…

10 secrets to shopping Salvation Army Stores

Added on May 12, 2014

Although mailing a check or dropping coins in a red kettle are undoubtedly the easiest ways to support the Salvation Army’s mission, shopping their stores is by far the most fun…

Salvation Army Week celebrates commitment to doing good

Added on May 6, 2014

The Salvation Army’s mission is to serve others without discrimination. On this 61st anniversary of National Salvation Army Week, it challenges the community to do good and model selfless services to others…

Find meaning with us on Easter

Added on April 15, 2014

This Sunday is Easter, a day when Christians all over the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Without the resurrection, Jesus would have been just another man who spoke God’s Word. But through the resurrection, He proved He is God’s own son…

Did Jesus really rise from the dead?

Added on April 15, 2014

Leading up to Easter, we examine the abundance of historical evidence that Jesus rose from the dead…

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