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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...

Austin volunteer earns ‘Pay it Forward’ award (video)

Added on May 19, 2017

A long-time Austin Salvation Army volunteer got a special surprise visit that included $600 in "Pay it Forward" cash...

2017 Lifetime Volunteer winner: Ronald Newman

Added on May 15, 2017

Since 1970, Ronald Newman has volunteered with the Austin Salvation Army officially. Newman was born hearing impaired and grew up in The Salvation Army...

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...

‘Stamp Out Hunger’ is Saturday in Austin

Added on May 11, 2017

The Salvation Army in Austin is once again partnering with the United States Postal Service for the “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. This Saturday, May 13, simply leave a bag of food near your mailbox and a letter carrier will pick it up.

For the 25th year in a row, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns will collect food in what has become t…

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...

Now hiring: Seasonal Day Camp workers

Added on May 2, 2017

We are looking for individuals to help run our Summer Day Camp. The right candidate should enjoy interacting with children, have patience, and be able to stay active all day long...

Lazy days of summer filled with fun, learning at our Day Camp

Added on May 2, 2017

Summer is just around the corner. Have you made arrangements for your children during the day? Are you concerned about them sitting in the house watching TV, playing video games or sleeping away most of their summer? We offer the perfect solution: Summer Day Camp...

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...

Austin businesses get a jump on ‘Stamping Out Hunger’

Added on April 20, 2017

The annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive is still several weeks out, which gives Austin area businesses plenty of time to get ready and give them a jump start on collecting donations...
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