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Salvation Army volunteer serving girl lunch

Flood update: Meal service pauses until water rises

The Salvation Army is pausing its meal service at Sandbag Central in Fargo until work begins on placement of sandbags...

April 12, 2013 | Stories

Children line up for a meal while on a break from volunteering

Salvation Army on hand for Fargo’s Sandbag Central

The Fargo Salvation Army is on hand with food and beverages for workers and volunteers at “Sandbag Central”...

April 4, 2013 | Stories

Two people at a desk with a social worker

Stories: Donations in action in March

Many of the people we serve are in the middle of crazy circumstances. Meet some of the most inspiring people who came through our doors in March...

April 1, 2013 | Featured

Incident commander making calls during disaster

Disaster team readies for springtime floods

Disaster relief workers are busy mobilizing supplies and volunteers for what could be a difficult few weeks...

March 22, 2013 | Stories

Homeless youth sleeping on benches

In the cold, in the suburbs

A Salvation Army staff member recently gazed upon a nearby field and saw a large dark object lying on the ground. It looked like a pet. Hoping it was still alive, he planned to call animal protection for help. But a closer look revealed it was no animal...

March 20, 2013 | Blogs

Emergency disaster volunteer driving an all-terrain vehicle over flooded land

Four months later: We’re still helping Sandy survivors

Though it has been more than four months since Hurricane Sandy tore through the East Coast, The Salvation Army is still standing with survivors in their recovery...

March 15, 2013 | Blogs

Man in social services office

Intern gains perspective at shelter

Fill your heart. Feed your soul. Taste this life. Those are the words of author Jodi Hills. They’ve stuck with me during the six months I’ve been interning at Minnesota’s largest homeless outreach center – The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis. To be physically present within the Harbor Light community has forever changed what I think about homelessness...

March 12, 2013 | Blogs

Sunrise service at Como Park

Worship with us on Easter Sunday

Easter is the granddaddy of all Christian holidays, and it’s happening Sunday. You’re invited to celebrate with The Salvation Army at any of our 28 worship and service centers across the Twin Cities, Minnesota and North Dakota, including a special sunrise service...

March 11, 2013 | Stories

Salvation Army Chef James Green adding spices to his signature dish

St. Paul chef wins FoodShare Month competition

James Green, head chef at the West 7th Salvation Army in St. Paul, won The Salvation Army’s chef competition at Kitchen Window in Uptown Minneapolis last night by cooking up some aggressive dishes: Karate Chicken and Smack ‘N Cheese...

March 8, 2013 | Stories

Salvation Army Chef James Green adding spices to his signature dish

Photos: Top Chef Salvation Army

Three of the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s best cooks competed in a "Top Chef" event at Kitchen Window in Minneapolis to raise hunger awareness during Minnesota FoodShare Month...

March 8, 2013 | Photos

Homeless man sleeping on the street

Leading the fight against homelessness

A new Amherst H. Wilder Foundation report finds homelessness in Minnesota has increased 6 percent...

March 7, 2013 | Featured

Two chefs facing off with a spatula and whisk

Food fight at the Twin Cities Salvation Army

The cooks from the three Twin Cities Salvation Army hot meal programs will square off in a competition Thursday March 7, 7 p.m. at Kitchen Window in Uptown to show off their culinary skills and hopefully win money and food for their programs...

March 1, 2013 | Press Releases

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