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Oct. 10 marks ‘World Homeless Day’

Every year on Oct. 10 people around the globe come together to support those experiencing homelessness...

October 9, 2018 | Blogs

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Minnesota Vikings surprise single mother of three

On Saturday the Minnesota Vikings surprised a single mother named Shavonne and her three kids by giving them an inside look at the team’s daily activities...

September 20, 2018 | Featured

Kids help unload backpacks donated by Morrie's Auto

Morrie’s Auto donates backpacks, $25k (video)

Dozens of Minneapolis kids came to Salvation Army headquarters in Roseville to pick out new backpacks and cram them full of new school supplies. It was all thanks to Morrie’s Automotive Group and its customers...

August 16, 2018 | Featured

Portrait of Tom and Trudy Canfield

Former drug dealer is now a top Salvation Army leader

When Tom Canfield first arrived at The Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center in Minneapolis in 2005, he’d just been released from jail after getting caught selling methamphetamine. Today, he's in charge of the place...

July 19, 2018 | Featured

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Meet the 2018 Linden Scholarship winners

Six bright young students have earned $3,000 for college through the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s Linden Scholarship, a 40-year tradition...

July 2, 2018 | Featured

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

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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 (video)

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

January 30, 2018 | Blogs

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