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Jim Daly cooks hot lunches

Disaster volunteer Daly wins humanitarian award

Longtime Salvation Army disaster volunteer Jim Daly has won the 2018 Humanitarian Award from the University of St. Thomas...

May 22, 2018 | Featured

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Nat’l Salvation Army Week, Part I: Hunger

The Salvation Army is a leader in hunger abatement, operating 24 food shelves and 16 hot meal sites in Minnesota and North Dakota...

May 14, 2018 | Featured

Most Amazing Race teams

MOST Amazing Race ends after 12 years

After 12 years, the sun has finally set on The MOST Amazing Race. Join us as we look back on the history of the race and its most amazing moments...

April 20, 2018 | Featured

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Meet the 2018 volunteers of the year

Celebrate National Volunteer Week with us April 15 –21, and say hello to this year's volunteers of the year...

April 13, 2018 | Featured

two volunteers serving a hot meal at Harbor Light Center

Volunteer humbled serving at Harbor Light

For many of us, a hot meal is something we take for granted or even come to expect. But for those who eat at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in downtown Minneapolis, a meal makes an incredible difference...

March 26, 2018 | Blogs

HOPE Harbor resident Chuck displays one of his paintings

Art show dazzles at Army housing facility

Creative talent was on display Feb. 16 at The Salvation Army HOPE Harbor housing facility in Minneapolis, where eight residents spent the afternoon showcasing their artistic skills...

February 21, 2018 | Featured

Portrait of Crystal Hill

Mother and toddler reunite after three years

With help from The Salvation Army, Crystal Hill has gotten back everything that addiction stole from her – including her son...

January 30, 2018 | Blogs

Three happy bell ringers

2017 Christmas Review newsletter

Read exciting news and highlights from The Salvation Army’s 2017 Christmas Campaign in the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota, and North Dakota...

January 24, 2018 | Featured

James, The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: James

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them. Here's James' story...

December 18, 2017 | Featured

Isaac, The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: Isaac

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them. Here's Isaac's story...

December 11, 2017 | Featured

Portrait of Martin for story series The Things They Carry

The Things They Carry: Martin

"The Things They Carry" is a four-part series about homeless youth in the Twin Cities, and how The Salvation Army is helping them. Here's Martin's story...

November 27, 2017 | Featured

Present photo courtesy of Ben White and Unsplash

Thrift Gift Guide: Low cost, big meaning

Whether looking to stay within a budget or shopping for the person who has everything, we've got a list of meaningful gift ideas that won't break the bank...

November 27, 2017 | Blogs

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