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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

Man and child donating at a red kettle

2012 bell ringing season starts Saturday with Kettle Kickoff

The 2012 bell ringing season starts this Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s “Rock the Red Kettle” kickoff event at Cub Foods in south Minneapolis, 5937 Nicollet Ave...

November 9, 2012 | Press Releases

Morsekode team

New website: 500 hours of free work

The face of The Salvation Army Northern Division changed today with our brand spanking new website...

November 2, 2012 | Featured

Xcel Energy presents a check

Xcel Energy gives scary-big HeatShare donation

Xcel Energy gave $125,000 to The Salvation Army’s HeatShare program on Halloween morning, a monstrously large gift that the Army will use to keep families warm this winter...

October 31, 2012 | Press Releases

Truck overtaken by flood waters

Bracing for Hurricane Sandy

The Salvation Army is readying staff and volunteers in Minnesota and North Dakota ahead of Hurricane Sandy...

October 29, 2012 | Featured

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