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Army In Action

See firsthand who we are and what we do – through blog posts, articles, photos and video. It’s more than news – it’s the Army in Action.

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Need for help heating up during long cold winter 

The unrelenting Minnesota cold has posed problems for low-income families. Many of them have been forced to spend extra money on heating their homes, leaving less money for other essentials like food and clothing...

February 16, 2018 | Stories

A man with arms stretched out on a mountain top

Devotional: Embrace what leads us to God

This Lenten season, take a minute to meditate on the significance of God and what He means to our personal lives....

February 15, 2018 | Blogs

Volunteer does office work

Paper-pushing volunteers are unsung heroes

Darlene White and Jan Prelgo are Salvation Army volunteers who understand an important truth: time is money... 

February 12, 2018 | Stories

Army raises $116,000 in N.D. on Giving Hearts Day

The Salvation Army’s six locations in North Dakota raised a total of $115,000 on Feb. 8 during the state’s biggest day of the year for charitable giving – Giving Hearts Day...

February 9, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army volunteer painting a white wall orange

Volunteers made big impact in 2017

Volunteers are the muscle behind The Salvation Army. Join us as we reflect on the impacts made by our volunteers in 2017.

February 8, 2018 | Blogs

Volunteer serving hot meal

Donations matched in N.D. on Thursday, Feb. 8

Today, your donation of at least $10 made to any of The Salvation Army’s six locations in North Dakota will be matched as part of Giving Hearts Day...

February 7, 2018 | Press Releases

Donated "Super Bowl mesh"

Trash talk: Army helps divert Super Bowl waste

The Salvation Army is playing a key role in helping the National Football League divert waste generated by Super Bowl LII...

February 6, 2018 | Press Releases

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Super Bowl victory

A Super Bowl party for homeless people, a young woman and a struggling family find housing, and a woman with cancer won't quit fighting ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

February 6, 2018 | Stories

Million dollar check presentation Fairmont Salvation Army

Man bequeaths $1 million to Fairmont Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Fairmont, Minn. received a donation of epic proportions on Friday, Jan. 26...

January 30, 2018 | Stories

Portrait of Crystal Hill

Mother and toddler reunite after three years

With help from The Salvation Army, Crystal Hill has gotten back everything that addiction stole from her – including her son...

January 30, 2018 | Blogs

Three happy bell ringers

2017 Christmas Review newsletter

Read exciting news and highlights from The Salvation Army’s 2017 Christmas Campaign in the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota, and North Dakota...

January 24, 2018 | Featured

Justin Keene

First video of new series is a tear-jerker

The Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center in Minneapolis is launching a new series of video testimonies to promote its addiction recovery services, and the first video is a tear-jerker...

January 22, 2018 | Stories

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