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Sheila German, store volunteer

Volunteer spotlight: Behind-the-scenes, but not forgotten

Sheila German has been volunteering at the Salvation Army Store in Grand Rapids, Minn., for two decades. Three days a week, she comes in for five hours to sort donations of shoes, jewelry, and winter wear...

January 24, 2017 | Stories

Clinging together

Devotional: Clinging to what you know about God

Whatever happens or has happened in your life, I pray and challenge you with this thought for the new year: Let what you know about God outweigh whatever you may be feeling about God...

January 20, 2017 | Blogs

Dancing bell ringers

Putting the ‘fun’ in Christmas fundraising

Here are just a few examples of how our supporters helped put the “fun” in fundraising during the 2016 Christmas season...

January 13, 2017 | Stories

Child places a dollar bill in a red kettle

Twin Cities Salvation Army ends season $100,000 short of goal

The Twin Cities Salvation Army raised $11.5 million during its Christmas Campaign, falling $100,000 short of its goal....

January 13, 2017 | Press Releases

Relaxing scene with ducks on a pond

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

Harbor Light exterior

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

Hand ringing bell with kettle in background

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

General Andre Cox

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

kettles ready to hit the streets

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

Vikings players at Harbor Light

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

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