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Polaris vehicle reaches areas to help in hurricane relief effort where other vehicles cannot

Polaris vehicles provide hope for “forgotten” after hurricane

Naples, Fla. – When you are used to being the last one to have your critical needs evaluated after a major storm, the last one to have your power restored after an outage, and the last one to be asked ‘how are you doing’ after a tragedy, you grow used to being forgotten. In fact, being forgotten is your ‘normal.’ So, when you hear the sound of a utility ter…

September 20, 2017 | Press Releases

All MOST Amazing Race donations matched up to $5K

Written by Julie Borgen, Twin Cities Media Relations Director for The Salvation Army Northern Division Roseville, Minn. – With just over two weeks until The MOST Amazing Race kicks off, there is still time for teams to register, fundraise and compete for fun and prizes – all while supporting a great cause. To make it even easier for racers to rai…

September 19, 2017 | Press Releases

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Lady writes ‘Adventure Journal’

A talkative woman gets rid of her bed bugs, a father bonds with his daughters, a single mother gets help with rent, and social workers help a woman create an "Adventure Journal" – four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

September 18, 2017 | Blogs

Mindy and her kids outside their apartment

Family mentoring program growing rapidly

A Salvation Army mentoring program called Pathway of Hope is teaching hundreds of families how to overcome poverty...

September 18, 2017 | Stories

Salvation Army Hurricane Recovery 2017

Fargo Salvation Army officer deployed to help with hurricane recovery

As hurricane recovery efforts are now in full swing, Fargo Salvation Army Major Byron Medlock will be deployed to Texas...

September 18, 2017 | Press Releases

Devotional: 9/11 reflection and renewal

It’s been 16 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Another anniversary brings with it the return of all of the emotions and reflection of that day...

September 8, 2017 | Blogs

Local volunteers at Harvey

Local volunteer says she gets even more than she’s giving in Texas

Nearly a dozen Salvation Army volunteers from the Twin Cities are serving in Houston following Hurricane Harvey. Meet one who says she is receiving even more blessings that she is giving...

September 8, 2017 | Stories

Polaris vehicles in Orlando

Polaris donates $200K to The Salvation Army for Hurricane Harvey relief

Polaris donates $200K to The Salvation Army to support relief efforts following Hurricane Harvey...

August 31, 2017 | Press Releases

Worker helps family out of home

Devotional: Meeting the floods of life with floods of grace

Now in the aftermath of the 130 mph winds and rainfalls estimated to reach upwards of 50 inches, homes and families are broken. Yet, destruction has had a way of uniting a community.

August 30, 2017 | Blogs

Salvation Army disaster services

Updated 9/12: Salvation Army continues serving in Texas, areas affected by Irma

The Salvation Army is on the ground in Texas, supporting survivors and first responders after Hurricane Harvey devastated the region. Volunteers and staff are also gearing up to serve in Florida and Georgia, as Hurricane Irma threatens that region. Here's how you can help...

August 27, 2017 | Press Releases

Praying for people in parth of Hurricane Harvey

Salvation Army emergency crews ready to serve as Harvey approaches

As Hurricane Harvey threatens the Gulf Coast of Texas, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is gearing up to help...

August 25, 2017 | Press Releases

Morrie's Automotive donates 6,300 backpacks and $25,000 to The Salvation Army

Morrie’s Automotive donates 6,340 backpacks, plus $25k (video)

Morrie's Automotive Group has donated more than 6,300 backpacks, plus $25,000 for school supplies...

August 23, 2017 | Press Releases

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