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Volunteers Tim and Desta Hunt of Fergus Falls

Minnesota disaster volunteers headed to NY for Sandy relief

Four Salvation Army volunteers from Minnesota are headed to New York to serve Hurricane Sandy survivors...

December 3, 2012 | Press Releases

Deonna Day and her friends dance in brightly colored dresses

Prom: A girl’s only wish

Deonna Day, 13, has terminal cancer. One of her wishes has been to experience a prom...

December 1, 2012 | Photos

Father and daughter in front of brightly lit gate

Bentleyville: Holiday lights in Duluth

The Midwest’s largest display of holiday lights turns the Duluth shoreline into a giant Christmas kaleidoscope every year. Bentleyville is a 3 million-light dreamland that benefits The Salvation Army...

November 28, 2012 | Photos

Wives of Minnesota Wild coaches volunteering

Holiday help: To give and receive

If there’s one silver lining to the NHL lockout, it’s this: Minnesota Wild staffers and their spouses...

November 22, 2012 | Stories

Terri receiving help at the Duluth Salvation Army food shelf

Terri’s story: No insurance, no where else to turn

Without flood insurance, Terri had no where to turn when her house sustained considerable damage in the June 2012 Northland Floods...

November 21, 2012 | Testimonials

Major Byron Medlock organizing disaster volunteers

Local leaders head to NY for Sandy relief

Two local leaders in Salvation Army disaster services are headed to West Nyack, N. Y., to serve Hurricane Sandy survivors...

November 21, 2012 | Press Releases

Fargo Thanksgiving dinner

Come hungry: Free Thanksgiving dinners served across MN, ND

The Salvation Army spent the past week giving turkeys and all the fixings to hundreds of families in need. The next item on our Thanksgiving agenda is just as tasty...

November 20, 2012 | Stories

Girl using iPad to tweet

Bacon, eggs and hashtags: Social media smorgasboard

A 10-person group of social media wonks used Facebook and Twitter to encourage giving to The Salvation Army on Give to the Max Day...

November 15, 2012 | Photos

Bacon, Eggs & Hashtags

Social media smorgasbord on ‘Give to the Max Day’

Early Thursday morning marks the beginning of ‘Give to the Max Day’ (#GTMD12), the year’s most important 24-hour period for giving in Minnesota. Before the rooster crows, a 10-person team of social media wonks will tweet their support...

November 14, 2012 | Press Releases

108 Rock Stars at Rock the Red Kettle

Rock the Red Kettle event exceeds goal of $108,000

The Twin Cities Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Kick Off - Rock the Red Kettle - raised $108,958.76 on Saturday, Nov. 10, a one-day record for kick off events...

November 12, 2012 | Stories

Major Jeff Stricker speaks at Kettle Kickoff

Volunteers rally at 2012 Kettle Kickoff

Hundreds of "Rock Star" volunteers showed up at Cub Foods in south Minneapolis at 7:30 a.m. for the Twin Cities Salvation Army's "Rock the Red Kettle" kickoff...

November 10, 2012 | Photos

Harbor Light Shelter

Former member of Steve Miller Band performing at Harbor Light

Rock and roll group Hang Dynasty, which includes former Steve Miller Band member Billy Peterson, will perform a benefit concert at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Shelter in Minneapolis...

November 9, 2012 | Press Releases

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