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Salvation Army steps up, after food shelf closes

The Salvation Army is joining two other local nonprofits to feed hungry people, after another St. Paul food shelf abruptly shut its doors...

June 24, 2016 | Press Releases

Chef Rob Ulrich hands off his $250 winnings to the Rochester Salvation Army

Chef donates winnings to Good Samaritan Clinic in Rochester

The head chef at each location had 10 minutes to find five ingredients that would go well with steak and lobster. The chef who created the best dish would win $250 for their favorite charity...

June 22, 2016 | Stories

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Meal changes at Harbor Light Center

The Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis will offer hot meals to the public five days a week, instead of seven, beginning on July 5. There are alternative options available...

June 21, 2016 | Press Releases

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Northern Division leaders retiring, headed to Florida

Lt. Cols. Robert and Nancy Thomson, leaders of The Salvation Army of Minnesota and North Dakota, are hanging up their officer uniforms after 41 years of service...

June 20, 2016 | Stories

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Majors Fjellman leaving Grand Forks to serve in Mankato, Minn.

Majors Jonathan and Linda Fjellman will leave Grand Forks, North Dakota by the end of the month and will continue their Salvation Army service in Mankato, Minn...

June 20, 2016 | Press Releases

Bismarck/Mandan Leadership Day at the kettles

Majors Tim and Sally Sell say goodbye to Bismarck

The Bismarck community welcomed Salvation Army Majors Tim and Sally Sell in June of 2012, and now the community will say goodbye to them on Sunday, June 26...

June 20, 2016 | Press Releases

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Leaders of Mankato Salvation Army leaving for St. Cloud

Captains Mike and Cindy Parker have led the Mankato for the past seven years. Later this month, they will leave Mankato to take over The Salvation Army in St. Cloud, Minn...

June 20, 2016 | Press Releases

St. Cloud Salvation Army

Majors Morrison retire from The Salvation Army

Ordained as Salvation Army officers in 1974, Majors Lee and Melody Morrison will retire from The Salvation Army at the end of the month...

June 20, 2016 | Press Releases

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Devotional: R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Sock it to your dad

On Father’s Day, sons and daughters sometimes wonder: What makes my dad tick? The answer: His desire for respect...

June 17, 2016 | Blogs

Salvation Army supporting families and law enforcement in Orlando

The Salvation Army, Polaris support Orlando

Salvation Army staff, volunteers and mobile kitchens remain on the scene of the massacre in Orlando, providing support to grieving families and law enforcement...

June 16, 2016 | Press Releases

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Parents agree: Youth programs = lifelong benefits (video)

Parents in Minnesota and North Dakota agree: The Salvation Army helps give kids the tools they need to become stand-up adults...

June 16, 2016 | Stories

FC Minneapolis players mentor Salvation Army youth

FC Minneapolis offers free youth soccer lessons

Pro soccer players offer free soccer instruction to youth through The Salvation Army...

June 15, 2016 | Press Releases

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