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Social worker helps person

Donations in Action: College, cancer and donuts

A formerly homeless youth enrolls in college, a woman with breast cancer is comforted, and World War II veterans receive a treat – three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

August 18, 2015 | Stories

Greg Inman portrait

Caseworker offers fresh take on trials of street life

Imagine if you had to live every minute of your life battling crowds of people whose mission was to prevent you from moving forward. In a way, that’s what people experiencing homelessness go through...

August 18, 2015 | Stories

Captains Joshua and Rhegan Stansbury

In Williston, busy just got busier

With the recent downturn in the oil industry, suddenly people are losing their jobs and are in need of help...

August 17, 2015 | Featured

writing with a marker

As back-to-school costs rise, families struggle

With the rising costs associated with back-to-school needs, struggling families tighten their already lean budgets...

August 13, 2015 | Stories

Bismarck food shelf needs more volunteers

Volunteers needed to help serve more people in Bismarck

Donations to the Bismarck food shelf are rolling in, but we don not have enough volunteers to help distribute the food to those who need it...

August 10, 2015 | Stories

Shannon DeVries portrait

Helping Minot families amid housing crunch

The DeVries family is on the brink of leaving Minot because - like others - they can’t afford to live there anymore...

August 7, 2015 | Featured

Morrie's backpack donation 2014

Morrie’s holds 2nd annual Backpack Round Up

Roseville, Minn. - For the second year in a row, Morrie's Automotive Group is collecting backpacks for The Salvation Army and donating school supplies for each backpack they collect...

August 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Salvation Army serving veterans at StandDown 2015

Supporting homeless veterans at ‘StandDown’ event

Roseville, Minn. - Veterans experiencing homelessness and other challenges are invited to Fort Snelling Tuesday, Aug. 4 and Wednesday, Aug. 5 to receive support with everything from finding housing, to free legal and medical care – even haircuts...

August 3, 2015 | Press Releases

Brainerd Salvation Army mobile kitchen serving meals to storm survivors

Hot meals served to thousands in days after Brainerd storm (video)

In the seven days following the wind storm in the Brainerd Lakes area, The Salvation Army served a total of 2,734 meals and 1,250 snacks...

August 3, 2015 | Stories

Hands holding out a loaf of bread

Give when it’s not fair

It's so easy to make excuses not to give, but there are so many ways to give if we are open to it...

August 3, 2015 | Blogs

FC Minneapolis players mentor Salvation Army youth

FC Minneapolis offer free soccer instruction

Roseville, MN - Local children have a great opportunity to learn soccer from the pros - for free. FC Minneapolis has partnered with The Salvation Army to offer complimentary soccer lessons and mentoring to area kids...

July 30, 2015 | Press Releases

MOST Amazing Race winners Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly

Three-peat: Puzak, Kelly win Race (video)

They did it again. The winners of this year’s 10th anniversary MOST Amazing Race are Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly...

July 26, 2015 | Featured

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