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Flag Day celebration features food, fanfare

Nearly 80 residents of a senior living facility in Edina helped The Salvation Army celebrate Flag Day on June 14 during an event that featured food, flags and fanfare...

June 15, 2018 | Stories

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Devotional: Count your blessings

When was the last time you thought about the ways that God has blessed you. If this seems like a challenge, you're not alone...

June 12, 2018 | Blogs

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Veterans of all ages honored at picnic up north

Recently The Salvation Army honored military veterans by inviting them to a free picnic at our Northwoods Camp in Finlayson, Minn...

June 8, 2018 | Stories

a small girl showing her muscles

Six ways to give back when not volunteering

Ever wonder what you could be doing to help The Salvation Army even when you’re not volunteering? There are plenty of actions you can take that don’t involve giving a donation...

June 7, 2018 | Blogs

A Salvation Army social works helps a guest

Donations in Action: It’s the little things

A child receives a gift, an 89-year-old man volunteers, a homeless girl finds hope, a selfless woman helps strangers ... four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

June 6, 2018 | Blogs

disaster services volunteers serving prepare food for first responders

Volunteer serves during hostage situation

It was Friday, April 13 at 8:30 p.m. I received a phone call from a Salvation Army disaster official, inviting me to serve food and drinks to law enforcement officials at a S.W.A.T. call-out...

June 6, 2018 | Blogs

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Eviction averted thanks to a flurry of phone calls

A woman's desperate phone call prompted a Salvation Army social services intern to spring into action...

June 5, 2018 | Blogs

Kris Mallet accepts award

Duluth b-ball program wins Jr. NBA’s top award

The Salvation Army’s Rookie Basketball Association (RBA) in Duluth, Minn. has won the Jr. NBA’s Program of the Year award...

May 30, 2018 | Stories

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Free donuts across Minn., N.D. on Friday, June 1

Prepare to loosen your belts. National Donut Day is coming Friday, June 1...

May 29, 2018 | Stories

Brittany stands in front of her new house

Follow up: Mankato mother reaches all her goals

A year ago we told the story of Brittany, a single mother in Mankato, Minn. who’d signed up for a Salvation Army mentoring program called Pathway of Hope. Today, she has reached all of her goals...

May 23, 2018 | Stories

Jim Daly cooks hot lunches

Disaster volunteer Daly wins humanitarian award

Longtime Salvation Army disaster volunteer Jim Daly has won the 2018 Humanitarian Award from the University of St. Thomas...

May 22, 2018 | Featured

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Nat’l Salvation Army Week, Part V: Housing

National Salvation Army Week is May 14-20. To celebrate, The Salvation Army Northern Division will publish a special story every weekday of the event. Each story will highlight a topic or service that illustrates how The Salvation Army is Doing the Most Good® in Minnesota and North Dakota. Please help us #FightForGood by volunteering or making a donation

May 18, 2018 | Stories

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