Northern Division: Serving every county in Minnesota and North Dakota

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.

Use the tabs below to view different types of content from across Minnesota and North Dakota. Or, select your local community above for more stories.

Race champs Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly

Race winners owe victory to a sunfish

It seems the winners of this year’s MOST Amazing Race owe their victory to a hungry Lake Nokomis sunfish…

July 28, 2014 | Featured

Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly, winners of the 2014 MOST Amazing Race, are presented with a cash prize from CenterPoint Energy

Team ‘Sophisticuffs’ wins MOST Amazing Race

And the winners of the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s 2014 MOST Amazing Race are…

July 26, 2014 | Press Releases

Woman playing cards at The Salvation Army Adult Day Center in Rochester, Minn.

Enhanced quality of life at the Adult Day Program in Rochester

Walking into the Caring Partners Adult Day Program building, you never know what you will find. As a supportive program providing specialized care throughout the day, they host a variety of activities to make each visit a fun experience…

July 24, 2014 | Stories

Your gift to provide food will be matched in July

It’s not too late for your food shelf donation to be matched in July

It’s not too late for your cash donation to make a greater difference than normal this July, thanks to a matching grant from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless. Any financial gift given to one of our 19 participating food shelf locations across Minnesota and North Dakota during July will be proportionally matched, up to $5,000…

July 23, 2014 | Stories

Joyce Gross is helping at The Salvation Army store in Williston

Voluntourism: Virginia woman helps in Williston

Joyce Gross and her husband are retirees who spend six months of every year volunteering around the country. This summer, Joyce has chosen to serve at the Salvation Army Store in Williston…

July 22, 2014 | Stories

Garders are encouraged to Grow a Row for Salvation Army food shelves

Grow a row: Harvesting has begun

The first harvest has arrived for gardeners who are donating a portion to Salvation Army food shelves…

July 21, 2014 | Featured

Salvation Army volunteers

Five reasons you should consider volunteering

How do you spend your time? In one year, we each have 8,760 hours to utilize. With work, classes, and family time, schedules can easily fill up, but devoting a little time to volunteering yields a whole lot of benefits, especially for those who want to different explore career options…

July 21, 2014 | Blogs

Booth Brown House program director Nicole Mills

100-year first: St. Paul youth shelter now led by ‘civilian’

For the first time in 100 years, The Salvation Army’s youth housing facility in St. Paul, Booth Brown House, is being led by someone other than a Salvation Army officer…

July 16, 2014 | Stories

School supplies

Back-to-school collection to benefit local kids

Local Shopko stores will collect school supplies as part of the “Tools for School” program beginning Sat., July 12 for families served by The Salvation Army…

July 11, 2014 | Press Releases

colorful painting with Live. Love. Laugh

Art program enriches community

God wants all his children to live a life overflowing with love and laughter. The Adult Day Center gives just that…

July 11, 2014 | Blogs

Lee Isensee

Valley City shows how Service Extension is done

The Salvation Army’s Service Extension Unit in Valley City, North Dakota, has been on a fundraising tear, using the extra money it’s raised to fund programs that are serving more than a tenth of the entire city…

July 8, 2014 | Stories

Sandbags holding water from reaching home in northern Minnesota

Video: Sandbagging, flood relief efforts across Minnesota

When natural disasters like floods strike, The Salvation Army provides critical services to response teams and supports survivors long-term as they rebuild their lives. Often that begins with hot meals and refreshments served from one of our mobile kitchens. It continues for days, months and sometimes even years until communities are restored…

July 2, 2014 | Stories

Page 1 of 2712345...1020...Last »