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Jumping jackets: Oct. 25 coats distribution grows by 2,000

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is set to give away 7,000 coats on Thursday, Oct. 25 during its annual Coats for Kids distribution, the area’s largest public coat giveaway...

October 25, 2012 | Press Releases

Walk to End Hunger

Give back, then give thanks

The Salvation Army invites you to join us Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 22, to give back before giving thanks. Become a hunger fighter...

October 25, 2012 | Stories

Minnesota Wild staff prep red kettles

Minnesota Wild staff help prepare for holidays

On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Minnesota Wild's front office staff spent the morning helping us sort toys, prep kettles and organize coat donations...

October 19, 2012 | Photos

Hands holding the Bible

The Mankato Salvation Army saved my life

My name is Robert Anthony Foreman, but everyone calls me Tony. I would like to take a few minutes to tell you about myself, my life, and the impact The Salvation Army has had on me...

October 17, 2012 | Testimonials

Dig out your coats this weekend: Coats for Kids kicks off Monday

The Twin Cities Salvation will begin collecting new and gently used youth coats and other winter items this Monday as part of its annual Coats for Kids program. Collection bins will be set up at Salvation Army operation centers and nine local businesses...

September 28, 2012 | Press Releases


Ignoring doesn’t make human trafficking go away

They say ignorance is bliss. But too often, all that really means is people would rather not know about certain issues. Because knowing means they might have to react...

September 5, 2012 | Blogs

Ema before the miracle

The truth behind Ema McKinley’s miracle

On Dec. 23, 2011, Ema McKinley’s body was the same as it’d been for 17 years: mangled spine, crippled foot and club hand – all documented by Mayo Clinic since her accident. The next day – Christmas Eve, no less – Ema’s spine, foot and hand were good as new...

August 29, 2012 | Blogs

Man being served at free meal

Reaching out to 1,000 families on St. Paul’s Eastside

The Salvation Army will have its mobile kitchen out at Wilder Field, 958 Jesse Street in St. Paul Wednesday, August 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. where more than 1,000 families are expected...

August 29, 2012 | Press Releases

Shoes for sale

No shoes for Sunday school

Here at the Willmar Salvation Army, a little girl recently came to our Sunday School class not wearing any shoes...

August 23, 2012 | Blogs

Child arrives at Target

Surprises in the shopping for Salvation Army volunteers

When Twin Cities Salvation Army volunteers took 300 kids shopping for back-to-school clothes as part of Target School Spree, they walked away with a whole new perspective. After helping each child pick out $80 worth of clothes...

August 20, 2012 | Blogs

Bill Clinton addresses the crowd

The Salvation Army honored at Hubert H. Humphrey memorial

Before former President Bill Clinton, Gov. Mark Dayton and other famous politicians spoke at the Aug. 4 unveiling of the new Hubert H. Humphrey memorial in St. Paul, master of ceremonies State Sen. Dick Cohen told the 1,000-person audience a heartfelt story about The Salvation Army...

August 7, 2012 | Stories

New ATVs at camp

Polaris donates 19 brand new ATVs to Salvation Army camp

Thanks to Polaris Industries Inc., hundreds of inner-city and low-income kids can now experience something they never imagined possible: driving an ATV through the woods...

August 7, 2012 | Stories

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