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Harbor Light Shelter in Minneapolis

Twin Cities warming centers open during subzero weather

Twin Cities Salvation Army centers open to help people keep warm as temperatures drop...

January 11, 2016 | Press Releases

Kettle illustration showing how kettle donations become gifts

MN, ND: Kettles short in most areas, but Christmas goal close

Salvation Army kettles in greater Minnesota and North Dakota just missed meeting their goal to raise $3.85 million in donations. But, the overall goal of $9 million is still within reach...

January 7, 2016 | Stories

Kettles piled high

Twin Cities Army nails Christmas goal, sets record

The Twin Cities Salvation Army raised a record $11.6 million during its 2015 Christmas Campaign...

January 7, 2016 | Press Releases

Karl-Anthony Towns shoe drive information

Donate new shoes, get free T-Wolves tickets

Donate a new pair of shoes now through Jan. 29 and receive a free pair of tickets to a Minnesota Timberwolves game...

January 7, 2016 | Press Releases

Longtime Salvation Army disaster volunteer Jim Daly

Twin Cities volunteer answers call to help in flood-ravaged Missouri

When disaster strikes, The Salvation Army is ready to help. After record flooding in Missouri and parts of Illinois last week, St. Paul-based volunteer Jim Daly was called in from Minnesota to offer his expertise...

January 6, 2016 | Stories

My Pillow inventor Mike Lindell

‘My Pillow’ founder opens up about addiction

My Pillow founder Mike Lindell is donating 1,000 of his pillows to The Salvation Army. He has a soft spot for The Salvation Army because the organization helps people fight addiction, a battle he knows all too well...

December 29, 2015 | Stories

new years resolutions

Two New Year’s resolutions that help

Common resolutions focus on health, money or quitting a bad habit. Why not choose to serve others more?...

December 29, 2015 | Featured


Year end: We’re just getting started

The Salvation Army is here to help you do the most good with your resources – as we have been for 150 years. If you’d like to share your blessings, or just want to give as a means to experiencing the joy of helping others, will you consider making a gift before the year ends?...

December 28, 2015 | Stories

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Smart yearend giving: Stock or IRA Funds

Time is running out to donate stock or IRA funds. Both options are easy to execute, with excellent tax benefits...

December 23, 2015 | Featured

Young girl sticking change in a kettle

Crunch time: Army must raise $3.4 million by Dec. 31

The Twin Cities Salvation Army still needs to raise $3.4 million by Dec. 31 to meet goal...

December 23, 2015 | Press Releases

Melissa Johnson helps a woman pick out toys

Tornado survivor gives back at Toy Shop (video)

Melissa Johnson has not forgotten about the help The Salvation Army gave her family after the North Minneapolis tornado of 2011. Her gratitude was on display Dec. 21 at The Salvation Army’s toy shop in St. Paul...

December 22, 2015 | Stories

Young girl sticking change in a kettle

Generous weekend, $3.5 million to go by Dec. 31 in Twin Cities

Donors gave generously over the weekend, but just days remain to raise $3.5 million in the Twin Cities...

December 21, 2015 | Stories

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