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Devotional: When stress is bringing you down

Nobody’s life is without stress. The good news is that when the stress seems overwhelming, God is ready and waiting to ease your burden...

April 22, 2016 | Blogs

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Volunteers urgently needed to serve meals in the Twin Cities

Volunteers urgently needed to help serve meals in both Minneapolis and Saint Paul...

April 22, 2016 | Stories

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Support our relief efforts in Texas and Ecuador

The Salvation Army is on the ground in Ecuador and Houston, Texas, helping support the survivors and rescue workers in the areas ravaged by natural disasters...

April 22, 2016 | Stories

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Busy? Tired? Don’t give in to the excuses

A touching experience at a nursing home taught me something thoroughly important: Do not give into the excuses of why you can’t serve. Respond with a willing heart. You will discover there is no greater joy than giving of yourself to others...

April 20, 2016 | Blogs

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Decisions, decisions in North Minneapolis

Soon, hundreds of food shelf guests in North Minneapolis will not have to wonder what’s inside their grocery bags. They’ll get to decide for themselves which foods they want...

April 20, 2016 | Stories

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God called, Captain Clausell answered

Captain Katherine Clausell stopped short of obtaining her Ph.D. and began working for The Salvation Army. Now she’s a Salvation Army officer leading Minnesota’s largest homeless outreach facility...

April 15, 2016 | Stories

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New Salvation Army store opens in St. Paul

The Salvation Army opens its 8th store in the Twin Cities, complete with door buster deals and a new design...

April 13, 2016 | Press Releases

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Volunteers use professional skills for good

Meet two volunteers – a business veteran and a college student – who are using their professional skills to do the most good...

April 12, 2016 | Blogs

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Meet the 2016 Volunteers of the Year

The Salvation Army of Minnesota and North Dakota would be nothing without its volunteers. See why...

April 11, 2016 | Stories

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Donations in action: Paper plates, lockers

A woman sleeping in a storage locker gets help, a woman who can’t afford water gets paper plates, more...

April 7, 2016 | Featured

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Four ways volunteering can enrich your life

In one year, we each have 8,760 hours to utilize. How do you spend your time? Seasoned volunteers know devoting a little time to others can turn quickly passing days into more meaningful ones...

April 7, 2016 | Blogs

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Prayer topic: Comfort for survivors of disaster, tragedy

We live in a world that is hurting. But, we are not without hope or comfort because of Jesus Christ’s  great compassion and guidance through even the toughest circumstances. Today we humbly ask that you pray for comfort for the survivors of disaster and tragedy. Will You Pray? Here’s a simple prayer to guide you: Lord, your word assures us that you ar…

April 6, 2016 | Blogs

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