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‘March’ your way toward ending hunger this month

Added on March 2, 2015

The best time of the year to donate food is now, during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign. Salvation Army locations across Minnesota, and the families they serve, need your help now and throughout the month of March…

MOST Amazing Race: Hooray for milestone year, sponsor

Added on February 25, 2015

The Salvation Army’s 10th annual MOST Amazing Race kicks off exactly five months from today on Saturday, July 25. Just as thrilling, CenterPoint Energy has agreed to take the reins as presenting sponsor for the second consecutive year…

Ecolab pledges $100,000 to HeatShare

Added on February 25, 2015

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

The hardest part of being homeless? Loneliness

Added on February 23, 2015

Carol LaFleur can tell you, from experience, that one of the most difficult parts of being homeless is the isolation. “The way people look at you, it’s like you could die on the street and nobody would care,” she said…

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…

Blog: Filling hearts, not just stomachs

Added on February 4, 2015

“It’s my birthday today, I would really love to have a pie.” It seems like such a simple request to most of us. But for the older woman who told me this at The Salvation Army food shelf in North Minneapolis, eating a special dessert for her birthday wasn’t a given…

Volunteering is therapy for formerly homeless vet

Added on February 2, 2015

Mike Hamm is a formerly homeless veteran who volunteers at a Salvation Army food shelf in Minneapolis to stay grounded after living a life of turmoil…

Russian housing resident has amazing backstory

Added on January 28, 2015

Alekandr Ryvlan is proof that there’s an incredible story behind every person served by The Salvation Army. The Russia native has done everything from visit the North Pole to coach an Olympic ski team…

Make these recipes and you could win big on game day

Added on January 27, 2015

Looking for a quick and easy meal to make as you prepare for the big game on Sunday? Not only will any of these dishes be a big hit, making one of these five recipes can make you a winner on game day…

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