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Give Twin Cities

Help us win $25,000 to help others overcome

You can help the Twin Cities Salvation Army win $25,000 for hurting families by supporting us in the 2017 Give Twin Cities Challenge – an online fundraising competition between 22 local charities...

July 20, 2017 | Stories

woman sitting in a pew

You can never be too far from God

Maybe you’re reading this and thinking: “I am too far away from God. He could never forgive me.” Boy, do we have news for you...

July 18, 2017 | Blogs

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Policeman has big heart

A tearful police officer leads a woman to us, a single mother and her son are reunited, a woman without furniture is no longer sleeping on the floor ... three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

July 17, 2017 | Stories

High school student works with teacher

Meet the 2017 Linden Scholarship winners

Meet the 2017 winners of the Pearl S. Linden Scholarship, as they prepare to head off to college in the fall...

July 12, 2017 | Press Releases

Delores Jones and her grandkids

Update: Woman who lost it all gets ordained

Through a Salvation Army mentoring program called Pathway of Hope, Delores Jones has taken her recovery to new heights and is now an ordained minister...

July 12, 2017 | Stories

box of school supplies

Salvation Army and Shopko partner for school supply drive

It may be early July but it is not too early to help a child start the upcoming school year off on the right foot...

July 10, 2017 | Stories

Rainbow over city

Four ways your donation contributes to simpler living

You may not have realized that by making a donation, you are helping others lead simpler lives...

July 10, 2017 | Blogs

From the shackles of sin to the heart of prison ministry

Rick Marasco was driving through town one day, and this time when he saw people on the corner with their cardboard box signs, he prayed, “God, what do you want me to do?” “My son, give to The Salvation Army,” was the response he heard...

July 7, 2017 | Blogs

A child leads a horse at The Yellow Farm

Inner-city youth ride horses on a farm (video)

Last week, 40 youth from the Payne Ave. Salvation Army in St. Paul exited the concrete jungle for a day of horseback riding at The Yellow Farm – a peaceful and sprawling equine facility located in New Germany, Minn...

July 6, 2017 | Stories

Salvation Army officer uniform

What’s with The Salvation Army uniform?

Every officer and soldier of The Salvation Army is given a uniform. If you haven’t seen the uniform, it’s very simple. I like to refer to my uniform as my "super suit." That's partly because on every uniform you will find two “S" symbols on the shoulder area of the blazer...

July 6, 2017 | Blogs

Portrait of Ricky Gustafson

Without housing, veteran ‘would have gotten high’

If not for Salvation Army housing programs, Ricky Gustafson would have been back on drugs the same day he was released from treatment...

June 30, 2017 | Stories

Flags blowing in the wind

Devotional: How to experience freedom

As we celebrate Independence Day, we want you to experience true freedom through Christ's love. Here's how...

June 30, 2017 | Featured

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