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‘Team Struggle’ plays to their strengths

Added on May 30, 2017

Friends since elementary school, Amanda Bednar and Sharayah Conrath spent years dreaming of competing in CBS's "The Amazing Race." So when they heard about The Salvation Army's MOST Amazing Race in 2009, they jumped at the chance to participate...

National Donut Day: Find a ‘freebie’ on Friday, June 2

Added on May 24, 2017

National Donut Day is Friday, June 2, and here's where you can score a free donut to celebrate...

‘Amazing’ racers prove any team can win

Added on May 24, 2017

Unlike marathons and muddy obstacle-course races, practically every team that competes in The MOST Amazing Race has a legitimate shot at winning.

Sean Greenlee (pictured above, left) and Aaron Mehsikomer (right) – team name “Cobras” – are proof. They were victorious after several years of losses.

In 2014, they finished ninth. In 2…

Registration now open: MOST Amazing Race Oct. 7

Added on May 22, 2017

The Salvation Army’s MOST Amazing Race is an experience. It’s all of the most exciting things you’ll do in a single year, packed into a single day. It’s your backstage pass to the Twin Cities. Registration is now open for the event on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017...

Low-cost camp provides fun, adventure up north

Added on May 3, 2017

Imagine giving your kids the gift of a summer camp experience in the beautiful woods near Finlayson, Minn. - all for just $25...

Northwoods Camp kicks off its summer season (video)

Added on April 26, 2017

The days were filled with sunshine and the night skies were clear, as the camp season kicked off last weekend at The Salvation Army's Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn...

Five ways youth are helped by The Salvation Army

Added on April 26, 2017

One of The Salvation Army's primary areas of service is youth. A number of our programs are designed specifically to meet the needs of children, in addition to the impact our basic needs services have on children and their entire families...

Your clothing donations may be worth more than you think

Added on April 13, 2017

While spring cleaning, think before you toss that old stuff away. Consider donating it to a Salvation Army Store, where it helps your community and can even save you money on next year's taxes...

Changes in hot meal program at Harbor Light

Added on April 5, 2017

Written by Julie Borgen, Twin Cities Media Relations Director for The Salvation Army Northern Division

Beginning April 1, 2017, The Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis will be serving a hot meal to the public at 6 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays only.

The change is a result of funding cuts in 2016. Last year, The Harbor Light Center red…

Woman finds help, housing after homelessness

Added on April 4, 2017

Monique Roberson found herself homeless and alone in a new city, but thanks to The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center, she's in her own home and making a fresh start...

Housing forum addresses barriers for ex-offenders

Added on March 29, 2017

The Salvation Army is committed to helping keep ex-offenders out of prison and becoming productive members of society. But finding stable housing can be a major stumbling block...

New produce market an oasis in urban ‘Food Desert’

Added on March 15, 2017

Minnesota may enjoy being among the top five healthiest states in the country, but for the poorest among us, there is a different side to that coin. We rank seventh-worst in the nation for...
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