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Volunteer selecting toys off the shelf for kids at Toy Shop

Toy shortage could leave 4,000 kids without presents

The Salvation Army needs enough toys to serve about 19,000 children this Christmas season, but current inventory levels can accommodate only 15,000 children...

December 5, 2018 | Press Releases

A little girl in warm weather clothes Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday donations matched by Deluxe

Deluxe is offering a door-busting giving opportunity: All donations made to the Twin Cities Salvation Army on Giving Tuesday will be matched, up to $10,000...

November 24, 2018 | Press Releases

The Salvation Army serves Florence survivors

Updated 10/3: Salvation Army responds to Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7:15 a.m at Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington, NC. 

September 11, 2018 | Press Releases

Food shelf volunteer stocks shelves

University Commons hosting unique food drive

The University Commons apartment complex in Williston, N.D. will soon host a unique, 10-month food drive for The Salvation Army...

February 23, 2018 | Press Releases

Volunteer serving hot meal

Donations matched in N.D. on Thursday, Feb. 8

Today, your donation of at least $10 made to any of The Salvation Army’s six locations in North Dakota will be matched as part of Giving Hearts Day...

February 7, 2018 | Press Releases

Donated "Super Bowl mesh"

Trash talk: Army helps divert Super Bowl waste

The Salvation Army is playing a key role in helping the National Football League divert waste generated by Super Bowl LII...

February 6, 2018 | Press Releases

Twin Cities: Triple Your Donation Today

Donations tripled in the Twin Cities, Dec. 22-23

All donations made in the Twin Cities will be tripled Friday and Saturday, up to $1.5 million...

December 21, 2017 | Press Releases

Little girl giving at a kettle

Donations to Williston Salvation Army short $32k

The Christmas fundraising campaign of the The Salvation Army in Williston, N.D. is running dangerously behind...

December 20, 2017 | Press Releases

$200,000 check

$200,000 check dropped in a red kettle by anonymous donor

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is celebrating a huge donation that was dropped into a red kettle in the south metro on Saturday, Dec. 16: a check for $200,000...

December 18, 2017 | Press Releases

Salvation Army kettle

Saint Grand continues spreading Christmas cheer

Saint Grand continues spreading Christmas cheer...dropping more, anonymous $1,300 donations into red kettles...

December 12, 2017 | Press Releases

Saint Grand is back and giving $1,000 gifts

Saint Grand is back with first gift of the season

Saint Grand is back with the first $1,200 red kettle donation of 2017....

December 6, 2017 | Press Releases

John Larson, retired firefighter, rings a bell

Buck the Boot: $20 bills matched with $100 in Mpls

Minneapolis firefighters will be bell ringing along Nicollet Mall for Buck the Boot on Friday, Dec. 15. Every $20 donation will be matched with $100, up to $10,000...

December 6, 2017 | Press Releases

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