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Jason Roberts portrait

Counterfeiter finds value in God (video)

Jason Roberts used to fund his meth addiction by printing millions of dollars worth of fake cash and traveler’s checks. Today, he's a new person...

January 25, 2017 | Featured

General Andre Cox

A New Year’s message from The Salvation Army’s world leader

General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army, delivers his New Year's message for 2017...

January 3, 2017 | Press Releases

Video: A twist on ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Please join us by the fire for a reading of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas - only this time, a twist on the popular poem tells a story of those helped by all who support The Salvation Army...

December 23, 2016 | Blogs

General Andre Cox

A Christmas message from The Salvation Army’s world leader

General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army, delivers his Christmas message for 2016...

December 19, 2016 | Press Releases

Happy bell ringers

Christmas News Center 2016

Your one-stop shop for Salvation Army holiday stories and updates in Minnesota and North Dakota...

December 13, 2016 | Featured

Online Match: Donations Doubled Friday Only

Friday: Online donations doubled in the Twin Cities

Today any online gift you make will be doubled by an anonymous donor, up to $20,000. With your help, the Twin Cities Salvation Army could raise $40,000 in just 24 hours...

December 1, 2016 | Stories

Meal recipient reading Thanksgiving blessing

Guests receive Thanksgiving blessing from donors (video)

Each year, we give our supporters the chance to mail in a paper placement with a handwritten blessing for our meal guests. We filmed some of the guests receiving these blessings, so we could show you how valuable this gesture is...

November 22, 2016 | Blogs

Guinness World Record winners

Guinness World Record kicks off kettle season

The Salvation Army kicks off red kettle season in the Twin Cities with a new Guinness World Record set at Mall of America® today...

November 19, 2016 | Press Releases

Army housing programs part of the solution (video)

Affordable housing is getting harder and harder to find. The Salvation Army's 50 housing and shelter facilities in Minnesota and North Dakota are part of the solution...

October 27, 2016 | Stories

‘Third Time’s the Charm’ in 2016 MOST Amazing Race

Team "The Third Time's the Charm" wins the 2016 MOST Amazing Race, living up to their name and taking home the $5,000 grand prize...

September 25, 2016 | Stories

A young girl accepts a youth award

Parents agree: Youth programs = lifelong benefits (video)

In their own words, parents say why they value our youth programs...

June 16, 2016 | Featured

Volunteers pray with tornado survivors

Nat’l Sal Army Week, Part VII: Love in disasters

Salvation Army disaster volunteers do more than serve meals and drinks to survivors and first responders. Some of the volunteers provide another critical service...

May 15, 2016 | Stories

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