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Army In Action

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Unique Super Bowl items going up for auction

The Salvation Army will soon host a live eBay auction featuring unique items left over from Super Bowl LII – including banners large enough to cover the side of a house...

April 3, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: No more sleeping on floor

A gas voucher for a poor husband and wife, a bed for an elderly woman, a single mom obtains her driver's license, and used clothes and furniture ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

April 2, 2018 | Stories

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Join us for Easter Sunday services, message from our world leader

This Sunday is Easter, a day when Christians all over the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus...

March 29, 2018 | Blogs

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Food fair brings the grocery store to seniors

Grocery shopping isn’t always easy for senior citizens on fixed incomes. So, what does The Salvation Army do? We bring the grocery store to them...

March 22, 2018 | Stories

Zarina is interviewed

Youth scholarship winner beats the odds (video)

Zarina Semantelli overcame a lifetime of abuse, neglect, and homelessness. Now she has received a scholarship that honors all her accomplishments...

March 15, 2018 | Stories

Hot meals are served at the Virginia Salvation Army

Stolen money prompts donors to take action

Several generous donors have replaced what was stolen from The Salvation Army in Virginia, Minn...

March 12, 2018 | Stories

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Food shelves help people escape low points (VIDEO)

It only takes one job loss, one unexpected medical bill, or one blown car engine to wipe out a bank account. Suddenly, there’s no money for rent or groceries...

March 8, 2018 | Stories

A Salvation Army counselor helps a person in need

Donations in Action: All out of food

A man gets food for his family, a youth goes for his G.E.D., a Coffee Hour community is formed, and a group is saved from sleeping in the cold ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

February 27, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army worker stocking a food shelf

March Campaign: The hunger pangs stop here

One in 10 Minnesotans experiences food insecurity. Help stop their hunger pangs by supporting The Salvation Army during the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign, now through April 8...

February 23, 2018 | Stories

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Army child care program in St. Paul gets an “A”

The Salvation Army uses your donations to provide critical services like food, shelter and disaster relief. Yet there’s another service of which few people are aware: child care...

February 21, 2018 | Stories

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

Long cold winter ignites need for help

The unrelenting Minnesota cold has posed problems for low-income families. Many of them have been forced to spend extra money on heating their homes, leaving less money for other essentials like food and clothing...

February 16, 2018 | Stories

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