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Jessica Becker and her family ring bells

Bell ringer fights for good to honor dad

This Christmas season, Jessica Becker and her family will be bell ringing to honor her father, Roger Bruns, who passed away earlier this year. She hopes that others will join her and help The Salvation Army fight for good...

November 14, 2018 | Featured

Give to the Max Day 2018

Give now during ‘Give to the Max Day’

Today is Give to the Max Day 2018, Minnesota’s biggest day of the year for giving. You can join the fun by making a gift to The Salvation Army...

November 13, 2018 | Stories

Amanda Brinkman portrait

TV star tapped as Twin Cities Christmas Chair (video)

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is proud to announce Amanda Brinkman as Chairperson of our 2018 Christmas Campaign...

November 12, 2018 | Stories

American flag hat

A Veteran’s Day salute from The Salvation Army

Our gratitude for veterans is on display through a wide range of veteran-specific programs we offer throughout Minnesota and North Dakota – including short- and long-term housing, basic needs assistance, rehabilitation, counseling, and more...

November 9, 2018 | Stories

Portrait of Darla

Volunteer fights for good inside of prisons

Darla Bohn helps The Salvation Army fight for good by supporting women who are in prison and by mentoring those who have just come out...

November 7, 2018 | Featured

Social worker helps woman

Donations in Action: Single mother reclaims her life

Two single mothers make monster comebacks; a homeless teen perseveres; and a woman receives the healthy foods she needs ... three of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

November 6, 2018 | Stories

Thermostat dial

Cold weather is bad news for struggling families

The cold has arrived in Minnesota and that is bad news for some people and families who are struggling to pay their energy bill. Just one unexpected expense can be the difference between them living in a home that is warm vs. one that is not...

October 29, 2018 | Stories

Guests receive food at the Friday Food Fair

Friday Food Fair in St. Paul is ‘simple but amazing’

A play-by-play account of all the good that happens every Friday in St. Paul at the West 7th Salvation Army's "Food Fair"...

October 25, 2018 | Stories

The Chicago Staff Band performs live

Chicago Staff Band performs live in Arden Hills

One of world’s most preeminent Salvation Army brass bands – the Chicago Staff Band – performed a free concert on Saturday, Oct. 20 at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills...

October 22, 2018 | Stories

Warm winter coats distributed to thousands

Last week more than 200 families in the northern Twin Cities suburbs received warm winter coats at the Brooklyn Park Salvation Army...

October 22, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army disaster teams mobilize

Updated 10/22: Responding to Hurricane Michael

Salvation Army disaster response teams throughout the southeastern U.S. are preparing to respond as Hurricane Michael makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle...

October 20, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Bilked out of thousands

An elderly couple gets food; an ailing mother and her kids find hope; a hoarder’s home is restored; kids receive school supplies ... four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

October 12, 2018 | Stories

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