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Salvation Army Stores offer discount to coat donors

Added on October 6, 2014

Select Salvation Army Stores in the Twin Cities metro area are offering a new perk to shoppers who donate a coat to our Coats for Kids program through Oct. 19…

Tax advantages of an appreciated stock donation

Added on September 25, 2014

The stock market has bounced back since the Great Recession, with some stocks appreciating more than 100, 200 or even 1,000 fold. These gains can provide big tax advantages for stockholders interested in…

Sharing sandwiches at shelter lands local man in documentary

Added on September 19, 2014

Allan Law is on a daily quest to layer together 2,000 sandwiches…

Conversations with those experiencing homelessness

Added on September 3, 2014

Harbor Light staff regularly conduct outreach to those homeless men and women who, for whatever reason, decline to come into the shelter for care. Recently, staff talked to several people at a metro transit station…

Work is a blessing not reserved for the rich

Added on August 29, 2014

Labor Day is an appropriate time to recall the historic keystones of Salvation Army ministry, which were founded on the idea that work is accompanied by an identifiable spiritual element…

Salvation Army Harbor Light takes safety measures

Added on August 21, 2014

The Salvation Army Harbor Light values the safety of its guests, volunteers and staff and has expanded its security measures to enhance living and work environment at 1010 Currie Ave., as well as Salvation Army apartments at Hope Harbor on Glenwood Ave…

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…

National Night Out brings neighbors together

Added on August 5, 2014

National Night Out will be celebrated in neighborhoods all over the country in all sorts of ways on Tuesday night. Salvation Army Worship and Service Centers in Minnesota and North Dakota are no exception, although the Army has its own twist on the night – and day…

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…

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…

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