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John Larson, retired firefighter, rings a bell

Buck the Boot raises nearly $40K

Dozens of Minneapolis firefighters raised almost $40,000 for The Salvation Army on Dec. 13 during Buck the Boot 2012, a bell ringing all day in downtown Minneapolis...

December 13, 2012 | Photos

Dave Heyser ringing a bell while in hospice care

Terminal cancer can’t stop Duluth bell ringer

Everyone knew Dave Heyser was a dedicated bell ringer. But not this dedicated...

December 12, 2012 | Stories

Marc and Alicia Belton at a Salvation Army holiday party

William Booth Society celebrates holidays, giving back

The Salvation Army's annual holiday party for members of the William Booth Society was held at the home Salvation Army National Board Member Marc Belton, who works as Director of Global Strategy and Marketing for General Mills...

December 9, 2012 | Photos

Bunky the Bear helps put toys in a Fill the Truck collection box

Walmart toy drive highlights need

Tomorrow’s “Fill the Truck” toy drive at Walmart locations across Minnesota and North Dakota is more important than ever...

December 7, 2012 | Press Releases

Realtors from Coldwell Banker Burnet ringing bells at a red kettle

Kettle closers: REALTORS® bell ringing across MN, ND today

Hundreds of real estate professionals from across Minnesota and North Dakota are bell ringing all day today as part of REALTOR® Ring Day 2012...

December 7, 2012 | Stories

Children play in a Salvation Army after-school program

Sorry, Santa: These kids love Saint Grand a tad more

Saint Nicholas is great. But Saint Grand is better. That’s what kids served by The Salvation Army think, anyway. Earlier this week, a group of young children...

December 6, 2012 | Stories

Jeanne Engelsmeier

Mother of six still finds time for shift at red kettle

Jeanne Engelsmeier loves The Salvation Army because she knows firsthand how important the organization is...

December 5, 2012 | Stories

Nathan Bentley in front of his light display creation

Midwest’s largest light display collects food, toys

Bentleyville, a 3 million-light dreamland, benefits The Salvation Army...

December 5, 2012 | Featured

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

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