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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 …

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...

See ‘Donutland’ exhibit at Rosedale Center

Added on June 4, 2019

Donutland is a pop-up exhibit featuring 228 plush donuts, 180 inflatable donuts and 29 pounds of sprinkles – all organized into four imaginative displays that are fun, colorful, and larger-than-life...

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...

Hundreds receive free dental, vision care

Added on May 7, 2019

More than 200 homeless and low-income individuals received free dental and vision care over the weekend at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis...

North Minneapolis rec center opens today

Added on May 2, 2019

North Minneapolis has a new option for fun and safe activities – the North Minneapolis Salvation Army recreation center, which reopens today...

Vikings chef teaches families to eat healthy

Added on May 1, 2019

Last night the Twin Cities Salvation Army kicked off a new program that teaches low-income families how to shop for and cook healthy meals. The program, called “Huddle Around Health,” is led by Geji McKinney-Banks, director of food service operations for the Minnesota Vikings...

Thanksgiving in April: Cub donates 1,750 turkeys

Added on April 26, 2019

Editor’s note: The original version of the story incorrectly stated that Cub donated 3,200 turkeys.  

Thanksgiving may be five months removed, but that didn’t stop Cub from graciously donating 1,750 frozen turkeys to The Salvation Army Northern Division this week.

The Salvation Army will use the turkeys for all kinds of good. They’ll be gob…

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...

Formerly homeless actors star in powerful play

Added on March 18, 2019

The house was packed at Hennepin Theatre Trust last Friday for zAmya Theater’s performance of Stories from the Book of Harbor Light – a play about the real-life stories of people who have experienced homelessness.

Nearly all of the play’s actors were formerly homeless people who once lived at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis. Th…

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...
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