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Team Third Time's a Charm

‘Third Time’s The Charm’ wins MOST Amazing Race

Team Third Time's the Charm wins the 2017 MOST Amazing Race--again....

October 9, 2017 | Featured

social worker

Donations in Action: Irma survivor helped in Minn.

A Hurricane Irma survivor flees to Minnesota and gets help; a homeless youth stabilizes in record time; a woman gets closer to her goal of stability; a veteran gets the help he deserves – four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good..

October 5, 2017 | Stories

12th Annual MOST Amazing Race kicks off Oct. 7

The 12th Annual MOST Amazing Race kicks off Oct. 7, to raise money for Salvation Army food and housing programs in the Twin Cities...

October 3, 2017 | Press Releases

Hands together in prayer

Salvation Army serving in Las Vegas following mass shooting

The Salvation Army is serving survivors, their family members and first responders after the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas...

October 2, 2017 | Press Releases

David Overstake

Planned Giving director Overstake says goodbye

For 32 years, Overstake served as director of planned giving for The Salvation Army Northern Division. He launched what has become the country's largest estate and planned giving conference...

October 2, 2017 | Stories

Xcel Energy Foundation check

Xcel Energy Foundation donates $125,000 to HeatShare

The Xcel Energy Foundation donates $125,000 to The Salvation Army HeatShare program, that's been providing emergency utility assistance to Minnesotans since 1982...

October 2, 2017 | Press Releases

New officers in Duluth break the mold

Captains Bryan and Teri Ellison became Salvation Army officers late in life, having previously known almost nothing about The Salvation Army...

September 26, 2017 | Stories

The estate planning seminar is held in Minneapolis

Turning 25: Estate planning conference a little older, wiser

For 25 years, The Salvation Army has sponsored the annual Estate and Charitable Gift Planning Institute in Minneapolis, which is now a national event live streamed all over the country...

September 25, 2017 | Press Releases

Polaris vehicle reaches areas to help in hurricane relief effort where other vehicles cannot

Polaris vehicles provide hope for “forgotten” after hurricane

Naples, Fla. – When you are used to being the last one to have your critical needs evaluated after a major storm, the last one to have your power restored after an outage, and the last one to be asked ‘how are you doing’ after a tragedy, you grow used to being forgotten. In fact, being forgotten is your ‘normal.’ So, when you hear the sound of a utility ter…

September 20, 2017 | Press Releases

The MOST Amazing Race

All MOST Amazing Race donations matched up to $5K

With just over two weeks until The MOST Amazing Race kicks off, there is still time for teams to register, fundraise and compete for fun and prizes - all while supporting a great cause...

September 19, 2017 | Press Releases

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Lady writes ‘Adventure Journal’

A talkative woman gets rid of her bed bugs, a father bonds with his daughters, a single mother gets help with rent, and social workers help a woman create an "Adventure Journal" – four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

September 18, 2017 | Blogs

Mindy and her kids outside their apartment

Family mentoring program growing rapidly

A Salvation Army mentoring program called Pathway of Hope is teaching hundreds of families how to overcome poverty...

September 18, 2017 | Stories

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