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Carolina Flood relief

Army continues to serve in flood ravaged Carolinas

The rain may have stopped in North and South Carolina, but the clean-up is expected to take months and The Salvation Army will be there every step of the way...

October 9, 2015 | Stories


KSTP phone bank raises $26K for Twin Cities coat drive

Roseville, Minn. – The KSTP phone bank on Oct. 8 was a great success, raising nearly $26,000 for Coats for Kids. With the matching funds from Alerus Mortgage and its employees (see related story), over $51,000 dollars will go towards buying new coats for local children. At $15 per coat, that means The Salvation Army will be able to purchase nearly 3,5…

October 9, 2015 | Press Releases

The Fargo Salvation Army Spring Coat Drive collected 1700 coats

Need a coat? Here’s what you need to know

It’s not too late to donate a coat to help a child stay warm this winter or find help for your family. Read below to find out about donating or getting help where you live. Twin Cities Metro Help The annual Twin Cities Coats for Kids drive runs through Oct. 18. To donate, take new or clean, gently used coats and winter accessories to one of our following Coats…

October 6, 2015 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker helps guest

Donations in Action: Will power, eavesdropping, acts of kindness

A man can work because of a bus pass, a pregnant mother gets her electricity turned on, a former addict resists the urge to use – three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

October 5, 2015 | Stories


Twin Cities Coats for Kids drive runs Oct. 5-18

The Salvation Army’s 30th annual Twin Cities Coats for Kids drive starts Monday, Oct. 5 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 18. Donations of new and gently used children’s coats and winter accessories can be dropped off at any metro area Cub Foods, Kowalski’s Markets, or Salvation Army worship and service center...

October 2, 2015 | Press Releases

Volunteer bell ringer wearing apron and holding bell

Bell ringer shares ‘singing selfies,’ encourages others to join (video)

A natural on stage, when Mark Lundquist bell rings he belts out Christmas tunes and somehow does it all while taking a “video selfie”...

October 2, 2015 | Stories

Tanya and her children

Four years later, formerly homeless family thriving

It’s been four years since Tanya and her kids because homeless. Today they are doing fantastic thanks to The Salvation Army's permanent supportive housing programs...

September 30, 2015 | Stories

Registered nurse Tracy Moore helps a patient

In Rochester, the doctor will see you now

Last year at The Salvation Army Good Samaritan Health Clinic in Rochester, nearly 200 medical volunteers provided healthcare to 700 people during 1,320 visits, and filled 3,700 prescriptions...

September 29, 2015 | Stories

Salvation Army supports first responders during Papal visit

Roseville, Minn.- Hundreds of thousands are expected to gather to see Pope Francis during his historic visit to Philadelphia Sept. 26 and 27.  The Salvation Army will be there to help support the first responders charged with keeping the event safe and orderly. Six mobile kitchens will be stationed throughout the city, providing food and beverages to pol…

September 25, 2015 | Press Releases

Matt and Dave Frauenshuh outside DQ Grill & Chill

DQ owner sweet on giving to The Salvation Army

Matt Frauenshuh is CEO of a company that owns 164 Dairy Queen Grill & Chill restaurants. He gives to The Salvation Army because of something his father taught him: “My dad taught me from a very young age that everything we are given is God’s, not ours..."

September 25, 2015 | Stories

Pope Francis, Evangeline Booth: Poor first mentality

Pope Francis' concern for the well-being of our world's poor reflects values held by the fourth general to The Salvation Army, Evangeline Booth.

September 24, 2015 | Blogs

Responding to the worst refugee crisis since World War II

The Salvation Army is providing food, shelter, medical aid, legal assistance, and emotional and spiritual care to refugees and migrants in 13 European countries. According to the International Organization for Migration, more than 360,000 refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean Sea in the first eight months of 2015, representing more than a 63 percent increase over the yearly total in 2014...

September 22, 2015 | Press Releases

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