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Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Gas money changes a life

Many of the people The Salvation Army serves are in the middle of crazy, unpredictable circumstances. Their stories can be heartbreaking, uplifting, and everything in between....

January 8, 2018 | Stories

Harvey Mackay bell rings for The Salvation Army

Video: Thanks for your support

Please enjoy this video which shows a small glimpse of all the good that came from you gifts of time and money. With your continued support, we can keep doing good in 2018...

December 29, 2017 | Stories

Spark hope with a year-end gift

Spark hope with a year-end gift

The donations we receive before midnight on Dec. 31 will directly impact how much help we can offer others during the next 12 months...

December 26, 2017 | Stories

Twin Cities: Triple Your Donation Today

Donations tripled in the Twin Cities, Dec. 22-23

All donations made in the Twin Cities will be tripled Friday and Saturday, up to $1.5 million...

December 21, 2017 | Press Releases

Adam Thielen meets Salvation Army families

Vikings WR Adam Thielen blesses five families

Five families in need will have an outstanding Christmas thanks to Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen. On Friday, the Pro Bowl wideout and his wife Caitlin gave the families piles of presents after the Vikings’ practice at Winter Park (view photos). “This is the best thing that ever could have happened,” said one of the mothers, named T…

December 21, 2017 | Stories

I Fight for Good Badge

Fight for Good series: Woman vs. car repairs

Two of the tires on Jennifer’s car were flat. Despite working full-time, she couldn’t afford new tires. She could barely afford her monthly medications and weekly food bill...

December 20, 2017 | Stories

Little girl giving at a kettle

Donations to Williston Salvation Army short $32k

The Christmas fundraising campaign of the The Salvation Army in Williston, N.D. is running dangerously behind...

December 20, 2017 | Press Releases

Christmas letter

Devotional: Don’t look now, but Christmas is here

You may remember an old commercial from a few years back that said, "Don't let the holidays sneak up on you." Don't look now, but they're here...

December 20, 2017 | Blogs

Today in the town of David, a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.

A baby’s birth that saved the world

Aside from time with family, gifts piled high, and treats in quantities that would put Santa to shame, there's another reason this time of year is special...

December 20, 2017 | Blogs

$200,000 check

$200,000 check dropped in a red kettle by anonymous donor

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is celebrating a huge donation that was dropped into a red kettle in the south metro on Saturday, Dec. 16: a check for $200,000...

December 18, 2017 | Press Releases

James, The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: James

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them. Here's James' story...

December 18, 2017 | Featured

Hot meals are served at The Salvation Army

Free Christmas meals being served across Minn., N.D.

This week, Salvation Army staff and volunteers will serve ham, mashed potatoes, and other yummy Christmas favorites at select locations throughout Minnesota and North Dakota...

December 18, 2017 | Stories

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