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Post-prison ministry offers support, community

The Salvation Army's post-prison ministry offers support and community to men and women who are determined to rebuild their lives. Here's one staff member's take on why it's working...

August 15, 2017 | Blogs

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St. Cloud Salvation Army Family Store up for sale

The St. Cloud Salvation Army Family Store is up for sale, but it's business as usual for now. The sale will not impact Salvation Army services and programs...

August 3, 2017 | Press Releases

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Back-to-school supply drives, giveaways in MN, ND

Looking for free backpacks and school supplies? The Salvation Army can help. We are also accepting school supply donations to help meet the need...

August 1, 2017 | Stories

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Salvation Army supports StandDown for Veterans

The Salvation Army is supporting veterans at the 2017 StandDown for Veterans event at Fort Snelling in St. Paul...

August 1, 2017 | Press Releases

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Remembering the 35W bridge collapse, 10 years later

The Salvation Army honors the 10th anniversary of the 35W bridge collapse, and reflects on the opportunity to help the survivors and first responders...

August 1, 2017 | Stories

Russell Gutsche learns Russian

Employee learns Russian to better serve

A Salvation Army case manager decides to learn one of the toughest foreign languages, all to better serve his community...

July 28, 2017 | Featured

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Music program turns kids into leaders (video)

Seven teenagers from across Minnesota have become better musicians and leaders thanks to an innovative pilot program offered at The Salvation Army Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn...

July 27, 2017 | Stories

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Three tips for a safe summer

Summer is in full swing! With the right preparation, you can enjoy the best activities of summer safely. Here are our top three tips...

July 26, 2017 | Blogs

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Police cadets volunteer, connect with community

Minneapolis police cadets volunteer at three Salvation Army locations to connect with the community...

July 21, 2017 | Stories

Give Twin Cities

Help us win $25,000 to help others overcome

You can help the Twin Cities Salvation Army win $25,000 for hurting families by supporting us in the 2017 Give Twin Cities Challenge – an online fundraising competition between 22 local charities...

July 20, 2017 | Stories

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You can never be too far from God

Maybe you’re reading this and thinking: “I am too far away from God. He could never forgive me.” Boy, do we have news for you...

July 18, 2017 | Blogs

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Donations in Action: Policeman has big heart

A tearful police officer leads a woman to us, a single mother and her son are reunited, a woman without furniture is no longer sleeping on the floor ... three of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

July 17, 2017 | Stories

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