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FC Minneapolis players mentor Salvation Army youth

FC Minneapolis offer free soccer instruction

Roseville, MN - Local children have a great opportunity to learn soccer from the pros - for free. FC Minneapolis has partnered with The Salvation Army to offer complimentary soccer lessons and mentoring to area kids...

July 30, 2015 | Press Releases

MOST Amazing Race winners Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly

Three-peat: Puzak, Kelly win MOST Amazing Race (video)

They did it again. For the third time in a row, the winners of this year’s 10th anniversary MOST Amazing Race, presented by CenterPoint Energy, are Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly...

July 26, 2015 | Stories

Grant plays the trumpet

MOST Amazing Racers play it by ear at Orchestra Hall

Seven year veteran of The MOST Amazing Race, Grant Dietrich, recalls past challenge at Orchestra Hall...

July 22, 2015 | Stories

Story of an empty alley

A modern-day Lazarus story

There was a workingman dressed in a suit and tie who lived in a simple home. Every day as he headed out to work, he passed a panhandler covered in dirt longing for the workingman’s leftovers...

July 21, 2015 | Blogs

High school student works with teacher

College-bound students benefit from 40-year-old gift

For four decades a $250,000 gift to the Twin Cities Salvation Army has helped hundreds of local students pay for college. Meet the distinguished recipients of this year's Linden Scholarship...

July 21, 2015 | Press Releases

Lieutenant Sean Wise

Food shelf guest stories might surprise you

Many of the people who rely on Salvation Army food shelves across Minnesota and North Dakota are not necessarily who you think they are...

July 17, 2015 | Stories

Racers at MOST Amazing Race finish line

MOST Amazing Race helps solve serious challenges

On its surface, the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s MOST Amazing Race is about engaging in fun challenges. Beneath its surface, the race is about something much more serious: solving the challenges of hunger and homelessness...

July 16, 2015 | Stories

Lt. Grant Holloway visits with Brainerd storm survivor

In Brainerd, 500 meals served … and counting

Residents and clean-up crews continue working round the clock in Brainerd after Sunday's storm. Our mobile kitchen is there providing food and support to hundreds....

July 15, 2015 | Stories

Salvation Army chapel in Minneapolis

Salvation Army cooling stations open in Twin Cities

The Salvation Army offers a way to beat the heat....

July 13, 2015 | Press Releases

Casey Koerner portrait

Man’s 15-year drug rampage ends at The Salvation Army

Soon after Casey Koerner tried drugs in high school, he went from being a standout athlete and academic genius to living with a marijuana dealer in a trailer park. His nightmare lasted 15 years. It ended when he arrived at The Salvation Army...

July 9, 2015 | Stories

Outside Shopko store North Branch

Donate school supplies at Shopko in Minn. through Aug. 7

It's early July, and school supplies have already hit the store shelves. You're probably not ready to shop for your own family, but the early back to school shopping season leaves plenty of time to help a less fortunate neighbor...

July 8, 2015 | Stories

Elderly woman adjusting thermostat

HeatShare program wins national award

Roseville, Minn. - The Salvation Army Northern Division's HeatShare program has won an award in conjunction with Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy...

July 8, 2015 | Press Releases

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