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Coats for Kids giveaway, Oct. 27

The 31st annual Coats for Kids giveaway in the Twin Cities is on Thursday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., or until supplies run out...

October 25, 2016 | Press Releases


Tragic year leads to Pathway of Hope

After surviving both cancer and a house fire in a single year, Delores Jones is living proof that faith and support can restore hope and happiness...

October 24, 2016 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Gone, but not forgotten

A man is comforted in his final days, a mother and her kids are reunited, a woman learns a lesson in humility – three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

October 20, 2016 | Stories

Bible illustration

Devotional: Walk by faith, not by sight

Life will always be difficult. But even more problems arise when you live according to your own will instead of God’s...

October 19, 2016 | Stories

Salvation Army disaster services

Polaris makes $16k donation for hurricane relief

Minnesota-based Polaris Industries is donating 20 generators to help support The Salvation Army's efforts to help clean up after Hurricane Matthew...

October 18, 2016 | Press Releases

Sue is a resident at HOPE Harbor in Minneapolis

Woman finds hope after homelessness

From experiencing homelessness to finding a safe home of her own, HOPE Harbor has given Sue her life back...

October 14, 2016 | Featured

volunteer pushing a shopping cart

Six ways to maximize your volunteer experience

Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community and help others, but choosing to give of your time should also be personally rewarding for you. That's why, we have six tips to maximize your volunteer experience...

October 13, 2016 | Blogs

Iron Range

Army services a boon to thousands on Iron Range

The boom-and-bust economy of northeast Minnesota’s Iron Range has been a bust in 2016, with thousands of people laid off. Many of these people have been relying on The Salvation Army to help them through the tough times...

October 12, 2016 | Stories

Volunteers help The Salvation Army

Volunteer interpreters needed

Spanish, Hmong and Somali speaking volunteers are needed at Salvation Army events around the Twin Cities...

October 11, 2016 | Press Releases

Captain Linda Faye Jones

Otto Bremer Trust fuels programs across Minn.

Grant dollars from the Otto Bremer Trust are fueling innovative Salvation Army programs tailor-made to fit communities in eight Minnesota cities...

October 11, 2016 | Stories

"The Salvation Army helped shape who I am"

Girl ‘saw things no child should have to see’

Anna Steinhofer's home life was in shambles. Thankfully, she didn’t have to go directly home from school every day. Instead, she attended youth programs at the Fergus Falls Salvation Army, five days a week...

October 10, 2016 | Blogs

Salvation Army disaster services

Salvation Army gears up for Hurricane Matthew

The Salvation Army is calling in extra crews and gearing up to serve as Hurricane Matthew strengthens to a Category 4 storm and bears down on Florida...

October 6, 2016 | Stories

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