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Back-to-school: Where to give and receive supplies

Added on June 19, 2019

Summer has only begun, and already The Salvation Army is hard at work preparing for back-to-school.

Soon, thousands of kids in the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota and North Dakota will need backpacks, notebooks, pencils, and other school supplies that their families cannot afford.

Families like Deborah and her kids. Deborah works hard, but sometimes her …

Donate back-to-school supplies online in Rochester

Added on June 14, 2019

The Salvation Army of Rochester, Minn. and the United Way of Olmsted County are teaming up this year to provide back-to-school supplies for children in need. This year's collection will be held via an online supply drive...

Donations needed to reverse summer food slump

Added on June 10, 2019

The Salvation Army usually experiences a sharp drop in food donations between May and June. Thankfully, there is still time left in June to reverse this negative trend...

Army serving tornado survivors across Midwest

Added on May 29, 2019

The Salvation Army is busy serving survivors and relief workers after a spate of tornadoes ripped through cities across the Midwest throughout Memorial Day weekend...

Summer counselors needed at Northwoods Camp

Added on April 25, 2019

Do you like summer, the great outdoors, kids, and God? If your answer is yes, then The Salvation Army has the perfect job for you: summer camp counselor at Northwoods Camp...

Army stands ready for flooding in MN, ND

Added on March 15, 2019

Should flooding occur anywhere in Minnesota or North Dakota, The Salvation Army Northern Division stands ready to offer food, water, emotional/spiritual care, and other support to survivors and relief workers if called upon by the government...

The cost of healthy eating? $1.50 more per day

Added on March 14, 2019

Some Minnesota families cannot afford to eat healthy foods. Eating healthy costs about $1.50 more per day than eating unhealthy, and for a family of four, that equals $180 per month...

Winter Warming Center open until April 1

Added on March 13, 2019

In partnership with Olmsted County, the Rochester Salvation Army Winter Warming Center, 20 NE First Ave., will be open seven days a week beginning Friday, March 8 until Monday, April 1. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Individuals from Rochester and surrounding areas can check into the warming center for a warm bed, a place to store their belongings for the night, a light …

’76 Lions Club Donates 100 Dental Hygiene Kits to Rochester Dental Clinic

Added on March 8, 2019

The '76 Lions Club filled eyeglass cases with dental supplies and donated them to the Rochester Salvation Army's Good Samaritan Dental Clinic...

HeatShare helps middle-class families, too

Added on February 12, 2019

Low-income families are not the only people who can need energy assistance during Minnesota's coldest months. Middle-class families sometimes need it, too...

Frigid January increases need for energy assistance

Added on January 31, 2019

In late January, Minnesotans waved goodbye to what had been a relatively mild winter. The unrelenting cold has created serious problems for low-income families. Thankfully, there is Salvation Army HeatShare.

Rochester’s Winter Warming Center

Added on January 25, 2019

With winter comes freezing-cold temperatures that put some of our neighbors at risk. Thanks to your donations, the Rochester Salvation Army is able to help these people through our Winter Warming Center...
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