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Four tips for planning your time off in 2017

Helping others and unplugging from work both do a soul good. Here are tips for using the time you've been given in meaningful and refreshing ways...

January 11, 2017 | Blogs

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MLK Day volunteer opportunities available in the Twin Cities

Special volunteer opportunities available for Martin Luther King Day on Monday, Jan. 16....

January 9, 2017 | Press Releases

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Salvation Army short of goal, counting continues

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is falling short of its Christmas goal, but donations are still being counted...

January 4, 2017 | Press Releases

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A New Year’s message from The Salvation Army’s world leader

General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army, delivers his New Year's message for 2017...

January 3, 2017 | Press Releases

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Just days left to raise over $2.5 million

With just days left in 2016, The Salvation Army has a lot more money to raise to meet its Christmas goal...

December 28, 2016 | Press Releases

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Vikings spread holiday cheer at Harbor Light

Several Minnesota Vikings players, cheerleaders and Viktor the Viking are hosting a holiday meet and greet for residents at The Harbor Light Center...

December 28, 2016 | Stories

We're anticipating what next year will hold

Your year-end gift writes the story of help for 2017

Now that Christmas is over, we're anticipating what next year will hold. The Salvation Army will continue to provide...

December 27, 2016 | Stories

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Donating stock or IRA funds = big tax savings

Many of our donors are surprised to know they can also give stock, mutual funds, and IRA funds. Making these types of donations is easy, and all of them feature excellent tax benefits.

December 26, 2016 | Stories


Video: A twist on ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Please join us by the fire for a reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas - only this time, a twist on the popular poem tells a story of those helped by all who support The Salvation Army...

December 23, 2016 | Blogs

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The Salvation Army needs your ‘high five’

With donations trailing, we're asking you to help out by giving your high five. It could be five dollars, five tens, or maybe you bring five friends to donate at a kettle...

December 21, 2016 | Stories

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TC Toy Shop provides gifts, hams for 6,000 families

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is serving nearly 6,000 families at its annual Toy Shop, and HyVee is providing guests with a free ham for their dinner tables...

December 20, 2016 | Press Releases

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Donations down $2.3 million across Minn., N.D.

With just twelve days left in The Salvation Army's Christmas Campaign, donations are down significantly - about $2.3 million - across the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota and North Dakota when compared to this time last year...

December 19, 2016 | Press Releases

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