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Anne Frank quote

Why we’re supporting the number 11

In this time of mourning, Mr. and Mrs. Wetterling have posed a request: use the number 11 as a symbol of hope. Which is why we've made a list with 11 ways you can be directly involved in positively impacting our community...

September 9, 2016 | Blogs

Dave Kruger replaces a light

Need prayer? Ask the maintenance guy

Dave Kruger is the facilities manager at the Rochester Salvation Army. When he’s not busy waxing floors, fixing leaky pipes, or changing lightbulbs, he prays with people in need...

September 7, 2016 | Blogs

Fillmore County officers go school shopping

Fillmore County hosted its annual 'Shop with a Cop' event Saturday, August 27. Ten children were selected to receive clothes and school supplies...

September 6, 2016 | Stories

volunteer painting a wall

8 Questions to ask yourself before volunteering

A good way to make sure you’re prepared to take on a volunteer position is by asking yourself these eight questions...

September 2, 2016 | Blogs

young boy looking at photo wall of great leaders

Strengths and struggles of a new school year

A new school year is upon us and within the walls of classrooms, friendships will be born, knowledge attained, and passions discovered...

August 31, 2016 | Blogs

Selah Kirk, music scholarship winner

Young musician wins trophy, camp scholarship

A generous donation allows a young Twin Cities musician a chance to attend The Salvation Army music camp for free, while learning valuable lessons that will last a lifetime...

August 31, 2016 | Stories

Hibbing Family Store to close its doors

The Salvation Army Family Store in Hibbing will close its doors at the end of the day on Saturday, Sept. 17. Effective immediately the store will no longer accept donations, and is only selling what it currently has in stock...

August 26, 2016 | Press Releases

Girls basketball team comes in for a huddle with coach

Youth invited to MN Lynx basketball camp, game

Fourteen Salvation Army youth basketball players are invited to a clinic with Minnesota Lynx coaches and to attend their game this weekend...

August 26, 2016 | Press Releases

Morrie's presents $25,000 check and 4,800 backpacks

Morrie’s donates 4,800 backpacks, plus $25k

Morrie's Automotive Group donates over 4,800 backpacks, plus $25,000 in cash to help fill them with school supplies...

August 24, 2016 | Featured

disaster volunteer on walkie talkie

When disaster strikes, we’re in it for the long-haul

We’re known for being the first service agency to arrive on scene and the last to leave. Once the dust settles...

August 23, 2016 | Stories

Debbie Beck volunteers at the MOST Amazing Race

Board member Beck is a bundle of energy

Just when you thought Debbie Beck couldn’t possibly do anything more for The Salvation Army and the people it serves, she goes out and does it...

August 22, 2016 | Stories

Volunteers help The Salvation Army

Teen chooses volunteering over summer couch time

Last summer 13-year-old Emily Johnson spent more time on the couch than she wanted to, and this summer was determined to do something about it – by volunteering...

August 22, 2016 | Stories

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