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Heartwarming deed helps couple avoid financial ruin

Added on March 15, 2017

Just when Tom and Shirley Giroux thought their financial freefall was over, their furnace conked out. Thankfully, The Salvation Army's HeatShare program was able to offer relief...

Housing program saves tax dollars, people’s dignity (video)

Added on March 6, 2017

(Watch video) – When factoring the costs of jail, shelters, and emergency room visits, taxpayers pay about $40,000 for every homeless person who lives on the streets for one year, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is striving to solve this problem through an innovative program calle…

March FoodShare Month donations matched

Added on March 1, 2017

Minnesota FoodShare Month is off to a good start with generous donations from Lunds and Byerlys customers...

Advisory Board Newsletter: March 2017

Added on February 28, 2017

In this Newsletter you can read about what the VAST (Volunteer Aftercare Support Team) is doing to help reverse the trend of criminal recidivism - a person's relapse into criminal behavior - and learn the responsibilities of the Finance Committee...

Advisory Board Newsletter: February 2017

Added on February 7, 2017

Read about why Debbie Beck became an Advisory Board member in 2013 and what a great surprise some kids at the Minneapolis Central Corps got.

Devotional: Clinging to what you know about God

Added on January 20, 2017

Whatever happens or has happened in your life, I pray and challenge you with this thought for the new year: Let what you know about God outweigh whatever you may be feeling about God...

Advisory Board Newsletter: January 2017

Added on January 18, 2017

This month's newsletter includes pictures of board members being active in the community during the Christmas season. Advisory Board Chair Dan Hagen shares what motivates him to work with The Salvation Army. Plus, find out the total number of hours board members volunteered on the Advisory Board Bell Ringing Day and see the January meeting calendar...

Twin Cities Salvation Army ends season $100,000 short of goal

Added on January 13, 2017

The Twin Cities Salvation Army raised $11.5 million during its Christmas Campaign, falling $100,000 short of its goal....

Four tips for planning your time off in 2017

Added on January 11, 2017

Helping others and unplugging from work both do a soul good. Here are tips for using the time you've been given in meaningful and refreshing ways...

All donations in Twin Cities tripled, Dec. 16-17

Added on December 15, 2016

Your gift to the Twin Cities Salvation Army will be tripled Dec. 16 -17, whether you give online, in a kettle, through the mail or over the phone...

Prayer topic: Difficulties during the holidays

Added on December 2, 2016

Ribbons, lights, beautifully-wrapped packages and joyful gatherings. This is often the picture painted of the holiday season. The "most wonderful time of the year" it's been said. But, what's left unspoken in the iconic stories and songs is the unfortunate truth that, for some, the holidays can actually be the most difficult time of the year...

Friday: Online donations doubled in the Twin Cities

Added on December 1, 2016

Today any online gift you make will be doubled by an anonymous donor, up to $20,000. With your help, the Twin Cities Salvation Army could raise $40,000 in just 24 hours...
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