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Salvation Army officer reading the Bible under a cross

Devotional: Does God need us?

The Bible says God doesn't need anything. Here's what that means for His pursuit of us...

October 20, 2017 | Blogs

A hot meal is served at the Fargo Salvation Army

Modest man leaves bold gift in Fargo

The late Gary Nelson ate lunch at The Salvation Army almost every weekday for a decade before surprising us with a gift to help continue the program...

October 19, 2017 | Featured

A child catches a fish at Northwoods Camp

Camp helps at-risk kids connect with God

Nature is one of God’s most effective missionaries. The beauty and artistry of tall green trees, soaring eagles, prancing deer fawns, and bright pink sunsets are ironclad proof of His existence. The Salvation Army Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn. allows at-risk children and families to experience these wonders. Every summer, hundreds of them come…

October 19, 2017 | Stories

Volunteers Tim and Desta Hunt of Fergus Falls

Share a laugh, support our hurricane relief efforts

Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret is hosting a special show on Oct. 22 to benefit The Salvation Army's disaster relief efforts, and there are still tickets left...

October 19, 2017 | Press Releases

Thousands of Christmas volunteers are needed now through Christmas Eve

Hibbing: Sign up for 2017 Christmas assistance

Families from Hibbing and surrounding communities can register for toys, food and other Christmas assistance at the Hibbing Salvation Army starting Oct. 23, 2017...

October 19, 2017 | Press Releases

Coat distribution

Hibbing: Free coats for kids, adults on Oct. 31

Kids and adults in need of a winter coat can get one free of charge at the Hibbing Salvation Army on Tuesday, Oct. 31...

October 19, 2017 | Press Releases

London, mom helped by Salvation Army

Duluth woman is unstoppable

London is on a new path. She is now working full-time and going to school.

October 17, 2017 | Stories

Brainerd services: Anything but ordinary

Here's how The Salvation Army fills unique needs in northern Minnesota...

October 17, 2017 | Stories

Lt. Matthew Beatty

Grand Forks officer serves in Puerto Rico

Lt. Matthew Beatty of The Salvation Army in Grand Forks, N.D. will soon be heading to Puerto Rico to help provide food, water and supplies to survivors of Hurricane Maria...

October 17, 2017 | Press Releases

Present photo courtesy of Ben White and Unsplash

Thrift store gift guide: Low cost, big meaning

Have you ever considered visiting a Salvation Army Store for your Christmas shopping? You might want to. Our aisles are filled with creative gift ideas that won’t leave you short on cash. Best of all, 100 percent of your purchase supports The Salvation Army’s mission to Fight for Good. Ready to start shopping? OK then. Begin by identifying the skill…

October 15, 2017 | Stories

Isaac, The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: Isaac

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them...

October 15, 2017 | Stories

Little girl pushing cart at food shelf

Pray for those experiencing instability

Today, we are asking you to join us in prayer for those whose basic needs aren’t met quite as easily as our own...

October 12, 2017 | Blogs

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