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Race champs Tom Puzak and Eric Kelly

Race winners owe victory to a sunfish

It seems the winners of this year’s MOST Amazing Race owe their victory to a hungry Lake Nokomis sunfish...

July 28, 2014 | Featured

Garders are encouraged to Grow a Row for Salvation Army food shelves

Grow a row: Harvesting has begun

The first harvest has arrived for gardeners who are donating a portion to Salvation Army food shelves...

July 21, 2014 | Featured

colorful painting with Live. Love. Laugh

Art program enriches community

God wants all his children to live a life overflowing with love and laughter. The Adult Day Center gives just that...

July 11, 2014 | Blogs

Salvation Army chaplains visit several prisons every week

Prison ministry: Where victories outweigh defeats

Our prison ministry serves inmates at 14 state and federal prisons. It's challenging work, but very rewarding...

June 24, 2014 | Featured

Team Mojo Monkey

Amazing racer wins five titles across U.S.

Tom Puzak has competed in six Salvation Army MOST Amazing Races across the nation, winning all but one...

June 19, 2014 | Featured

Vjosa Dodds

From Kosovo, Japan: Volunteers find home

Keiko and Vjosa are two different women in similar situations who found friendship at The Salvation Army...

June 13, 2014 | Featured

Volunteer Ted Guzman

From wallflower to powerhouse

Ted Guzman used to spend weekdays reading books by himself at the West 7th Salvation Army in St. Paul. Now he's a volunteer powerhouse...

May 27, 2014 | Featured

Bob Erikson is a decorated WWII veteran and Salvation Army supporter

Decorated WWII vet keeps on giving

Bob Erikson is a World War II veteran who knows about giving up something precious in order to help others. He nearly gave his life in combat – twice...

May 20, 2014 | Featured

Cherney family kids lean over back of couch

Scope Magazine: Nine stories ‘doing good’

From a family saved from the record cold winter to 10 secrets to shopping our stores, it's all in Scope Magazine...

May 6, 2014 | Featured

The Salvation Army needs skilled disaster volunteers

Wanted: Specialized disaster volunteers

Our disaster officials are recruiting Minnesota and North Dakota volunteers with specialized skills...

May 6, 2014 | Featured

Tom and Lisa Graham

Adult Day Center aids in caregiver’s fight

Tom and Lisa Graham are in the fight of their lives, and the Adult Day Center in Maplewood is helping...

April 29, 2014 | Featured

Destruction after Typhoon Haiyan

Update: Rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan

The U.N. categorized Typhoon Haiyan as the worst storm in history. We're still serving six months later...

April 25, 2014 | Featured

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