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Dakota County food shelf guests voice struggles

For one in 10 Minnesotans, having enough food is a daily struggle...

April 1, 2015 | Stories

Adult Rehabilitation Center building exterior in Minneapolis

Adult Rehabilitation Center to stay in Minneapolis

The Salvation Army has withdrawn its proposal to build a new Adult Rehabilitation Center in Coon Rapids and will stay at its current location in the North Loop section of Minneapolis, for now...

April 1, 2015 | Stories

Sean Briggs, who received help at the Fargo Salvation Army

Fargo Salvation Army is one man’s ‘sanctuary’ (video)

A native of Virginia, near Norfolk, Sean Briggs grew up in what he calls “the projects.” He moved to Fargo nearly 20 years ago and along with providing a good meal, The Salvation Army is Briggs' sanctuary...

March 31, 2015 | Blogs

Easter Sunday service

Join us for Easter services, free food, egg hunts

Easter is coming Sunday, April 5. Come celebrate with The Salvation Army at any of our Northern Division worship and service centers. Check with your local Salvation Army for specific worship times by clicking on your region – Twin Cities, Minnesota or North Dakota – and navigating to your community...

March 30, 2015 | Blogs

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Resurrection was ‘Joy through the roof’

Where is your faith this Easter? Is it in a dark sealed tomb? Or, is it in the empty tomb of Christ who has risen?...

March 27, 2015 | Featured

Jamie Lamb, a man helped by the local food shelf

Food shelf helps unemployed man feed family (video)

“This month is pretty rough,” said Jamie Lamb, 34, East Grand Forks. “I ran into a financial bind.” The other day Lamb walked into the Grand Forks Salvation Army empty handed and walked out with boxes of food and juices...

March 26, 2015 | Stories

Friday Food Fair giveaway

Friday Food Fair in St. Paul helps fill empty stomachs

Every Friday, dozens of people carrying empty shopping bags and suitcases file into the West 7th Salvation Army in St. Paul. They leave dragging heavy bags filled with fresh produce, bakery items and more...

March 25, 2015 | Stories

150th Anniversary Logo

Built to last: Celebrating 150 years

The Salvation Army is proud to celebrate 150 years of service. When you look back at The Salvation Army of yesteryear, it’s clear that the same programs we offered then still work now...

March 24, 2015 | Blogs

Police officer reading book to youth

Police bring books, smiles to kids in Southwest Minn.

Since the beginning of the school year, Worthington police officers have visited local schools nearly 50 times to read to children and given them new books...

March 20, 2015 | Blogs

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Restoring hope at Harbor Light Center

When Eric Weston moved to Florida eight years ago, he was living the good life near the ocean, with steady work. He never expected that a series of personal setbacks would knock him off his feet...

March 19, 2015 | Stories

Woman with barrel for Salvation Army donations

Twin Cities woman inspires with grassroots food drive

How often have you heard about someone in need and thought, “I wish I could do something," before getting back to your busy life? It’s a common experience. But one Edina woman’s story may inspire us all to do a little more...

March 17, 2015 | Blogs

Woman shopping for jeans at Salvation Army Store

New Salvation Army store proposed in St. Paul

A new Salvation Army store may soon be opening at 1907 Suburban Ave. in St. Paul...

March 16, 2015 | Blogs

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