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UPDATE: Saint Grand has struck 16 times

A mystery Minnesotan affectionately known as Saint Grand is dropping $1,000 donations into Twin Cities kettles...

December 23, 2013 | Stories

Peace: The sign of Northland generosity

Preliminary numbers show historic fundraising weekend

The historic “2 state – 2 day - $2 million” double donation event, Friday and Saturday, was a resounding success for Salvation Army centers across Minnesota and North Dakota...

December 23, 2013 | Press Releases

The Minnesota Vikings helped make Christmas special for families served by The Salvation Army

Vikings QBs handoff Christmas cheer to families in need

Today all three Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks and others on the team helped make Christmas special for youth and families served by The Salvation Army...

December 21, 2013 | Stories

Hand ringing bell with kettle in background

Double donations start increase needed to meet year-end goals

Salvation Army units from around the states of Minnesota and North Dakota are calling in with preliminary numbers for the first day of the "2 states - 2 days - $2 million" double donation event...

December 21, 2013 | Press Releases

Salvation Army HeatShare gets 5 bucks every time a CenterPoint Energy customer signs up for online billing

CenterPoint customers: Pay online, HeatShare gets $5

Now through Jan. 31, 2014, CenterPoint Energy will donate $5 to Salvation Army HeatShare every time one of its customers signs up for online billing...

December 19, 2013 | Stories

People dishing up Christmas dinner plates

Free Christmas meals across Minn., N.D.

The Salvation Army believes everybody deserves to eat a Christmas meal with people who love them...

December 19, 2013 | Stories

Peace: The sign of Northland generosity

Historic $2 million matching opportunity

An unprecedented giving opportunity is here: All donations will be doubled thru midnight on Saturday, Dec. 21...

December 19, 2013 | Stories

Randell Wyatt, an Air Force veteran who received housing assistance from The Salvation Army

Veteran kept off street by your generosity

Randell Wyatt is a 53-year-old Air Force veteran suffering from kidney failure. If not for your support, he’d be homeless...

December 19, 2013 | Featured

Man and his toddler son put money in a red kettle

Heartwarming Christmas stories

Every Christmas, we receive stories about beautiful things witnessed at a kettle, special memories and miracles...

December 18, 2013 | Featured

Rescued food at Harbor Light Shelter in Minneapolis

‘Rescued’ food saves thousands from hunger

The Salvation Army and local grocery stores agree: Food is much more useful in someone’s belly than in the trash...

December 18, 2013 | Stories

Salvation Army Toy Shop volunteers helps father select a gift for his child

Photos: Volunteers help bless families at Twin Cities Toy Shops

Thousands of volunteers are helping families pick out toys for Christmas at five Salvation Army Toy Shops in the Twin Cities. As of this morning, about 9,000...

December 18, 2013 | Photos

Kevin Love and two boys unload coat donations from the back of a car

Photos: Kevin Love Coat Drive delivery to kids in need

Kevin Love dropped off a pile of coats at the Central Ave. Salvation Army in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Dec. 17 as part of his 6th annual coat drive, which this year collected 4,500 coats...

December 17, 2013 | Photos

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