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Army In Action

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Homeless man holding sign that says "Food for Thought"

How we’re helping the hungry

Question: The Twin Cities Salvation Army serves 2,500 meals and shelters 970 people every: month, week or day?

February 11, 2013 | Featured

Kids jumping on a new mattress

Mattress Firm helps family sleep soundly

Selina Combs and her four children went from sleeping on the floor to jumping for joy on brand new beds, with the help of a local mattress company...

February 4, 2013 | Featured

Melvin Robinson, Kimi Bragdon and their daughter Mikaila

Cold hard facts: HeatShare testimony

If you’ve ever wondered how difficult life would be without heat, lights, TV and other modern conveniences...

January 21, 2013 | Featured

Thomas Johnson, a man whose life was changed at Harbor Light Center

The forefront of homelessness

Homeless numbers are at a 10-year high, but The Salvation Army Harbor Light Shelter is at the forefront of homelessness...

January 16, 2013 | Featured

Deonna Day and her friends dance at a prom

50 prom dresses and a girl’s last wish

Deonna Day was diagnosed with cancer in 2010. The disease was in remission until November, when doctors...

December 21, 2012 | Featured

A mother selects a toy for her child at The Salvation Army Toy Shop

Urgent: Toys Still Needed

After a few busy days at Salvation Army Toy Shops , workers are warning they are in danger of running out of toys...

December 18, 2012 | Featured

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

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

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

Ema McKinley with officers Jim and Paulette Frye

Jesus heals paralyzed Salvation Army volunteer

Longtime Rochester Salvation Army volunteer Ema McKinley continues to gain worldwide attention following a Christmas Eve miracle that has Mayo Clinic doctors scratching their heads: One day she was paralyzed, the next she was walking...

August 4, 2012 | Featured

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