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Service centers ready to help as back-to-school nears

Added on August 7, 2014

First grade, third grade, and fifth grade – the cost of having three girls in elementary school can add up quicker than the passing of a summer break in Brainerd. When you start to factor in the cost of backpacks and school supplies…

How can you get a free State Fair ticket? Easy…volunteer

Added on July 31, 2014

The Booth Brown House, 1471 Como Ave. W. in St. Paul, turns its yard into a parking lot during the Minnesota State Fair and needs your help in order to raise crucial funds to provide services to homeless youth…

MOST Amazing Race winners owe victory to a sunfish

Added on July 28, 2014

It seems the winners of this year’s MOST Amazing Race, presented by CenterPoint Energy, owe their victory to a hungry Lake Nokomis sunfish…

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…

Remembering Grandma Viv

Added on July 17, 2014

Vivian Henningfield was a volunteer helping teenaged girls at The Salvation Army Booth Brown House emergency shelter for a decade before its transition in 2007 to transitional housing for young adults. Vivian, died July 14, 2014 at age 92. Although she will be missed on earth, we rejoice that she is now gracing the halls of heaven. Below is an excerpt of a story we wrote about her in 2000…

Foyer program accepting applications thru July 31

Added on July 11, 2014

The Salvation Army Booth Brown House Foyer Program currently has a three openings for youth. The program offers stable and affordable housing to young people with the support and resources necessary to make the transition to independence…

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…

Amazing racer wins five titles across U.S.

Added on June 19, 2014

Tom Puzak (pictured, right) wasn’t content with winning two Salvation Army MOST Amazing Races in Minneapolis. So he hit the road to compete in four other races across the nation – and won three of them…

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…

Selling clothing by the pound in Minneapolis

Added on May 30, 2014

On Saturday June 7, the Salvation Army store at 900 North 4th Street in Minneapolis will introduce a new sales concept in thrift – buying items by the pound. Clothing, shoes, houseware and electronics will be set out for customers to bag up in categories with prices by the pound.

For instance, shoes, clothing and purses will cost $1.49 per pound. Final c…

Foyer Program accepting applications

Added on May 9, 2014

The Salvation Army Booth Brown House Foyer Program currently has a two openings in the permanent supportive housing program. The program offers stable and affordable housing to young people with the support and resources necessary to make the transition to independence…

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