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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…

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…

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…

Housing program triples effort to help homeless

Added on May 29, 2014

An intensive Salvation Army housing program in Minneapolis is about to triple its effort to help homeless people secure permanent housing…

Blog: Volunteer’s heart opens to see people in new light

Added on May 16, 2014

Alex and I have had many conversations about getting involved in some sort of charity or community involvement program, but we weren’t really sure where to begin. It just happened that about two years ago, Alex received an email…

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…

Registration opens Thursday for most creative race in the cities

Added on April 30, 2014

In its ninth year, The Salvation Army MOST Amazing Race has captured the imagination of adventure lovers…

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