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Salvation Army disaster services

Hurricane Katrina, 10 years later

The Salvation Army continues to serve the Gulf Coast, ten years after Hurricane Katrina. One Northern Division volunteer will never forget it...

August 28, 2015 | Stories


Convenient State Fair parking for a good cause

If you're headed to the Minnesota State Fair this year, you can park your car in a convenient location and help raise money for a great cause...

August 26, 2015 | Press Releases

Dental van dubbed "lil' flossie" accepting patients at St. Cloud Salvation Army

Free dental care available in Brooklyn Park Saturday, Aug. 29

Roseville, Minn. - Do you or your family members need dental care, but don’t have insurance or the money to pay for it? You’re in luck. On Saturday, Aug. 29, you can get free dental work...

August 25, 2015 | Press Releases

Seniors enjoying breakfast at Booth Manor

Celebrating National Senior Citizens Day on Aug. 21

Today is National Senior Citizens Day, and The Salvation Army is saluting its residents in style...

August 21, 2015 | Press Releases

Social worker helps person

Donations in Action: College, cancer and donuts

A formerly homeless youth enrolls in college, a woman with breast cancer is comforted, and World War II veterans receive a treat – three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

August 18, 2015 | Stories

Greg Inman portrait

Caseworker offers fresh take on trials of street life

Imagine if you had to live every minute of your life battling crowds of people whose mission was to prevent you from moving forward. In a way, that’s what people experiencing homelessness go through...

August 18, 2015 | Stories

Captains Joshua and Rhegan Stansbury

In Williston, busy just got busier

The Williston Salvation Army has become even busier during the recent downturn in North Dakota’s oil industry. Suddenly, people are losing their jobs and are in need of the charity's help...

August 17, 2015 | Stories

writing with a marker

As back-to-school costs rise, families struggle

With the rising costs associated with back-to-school needs, struggling families tighten their already lean budgets...

August 13, 2015 | Stories

Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis

Woman tapped to lead Harbor Light, a 70-year first

Captain Katherine Clausell becomes the first female leader at the Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis in 70 years...

August 12, 2015 | Stories

Bismarck food shelf needs more volunteers

Volunteers needed to help serve more people in Bismarck

Donations to the Bismarck food shelf are rolling in, but we don not have enough volunteers to help distribute the food to those who need it...

August 10, 2015 | Stories

Shannon DeVries portrait

Helping Minot families amid housing crunch

The DeVries family is on the brink of leaving Minot because - like others - they can’t afford to live there anymore...

August 7, 2015 | Featured

Morrie's backpack donation 2014

Morrie’s holds 2nd annual Backpack Round Up

Roseville, Minn. - For the second year in a row, Morrie's Automotive Group is collecting backpacks for The Salvation Army and donating school supplies for each backpack they collect...

August 5, 2015 | Press Releases

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