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Army In Action

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A family with their new backacks

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

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

June 19, 2019 | Stories

Alisa and her daughter pose in front of The Salvation Army

Hope is in the cards for single mom

Life dealt Alisa a difficult hand. But thanks to The Salvation Army, there is hope in the cards...

June 19, 2019 | Featured

Social worker helps person

Donations in Action: Fill ‘er up

Gas money changes a family's life; a single mother relocates; a disabled man staves off eviction; and a woman is able to takes a shower...four of the many ways your donations help The Salvation Army to do the most good...

June 17, 2019 | Stories

Bryan and his wife

Prodigal son becomes proud father

Bryan stood alone on a St. Paul street corner, holding a cardboard sign, begging for money. He didn’t know which was colder – the brisk October air, or the isolation he felt from being ignored by almost everyone who drove by.

June 11, 2019 | Stories

Officer helps woman in food shelf

Donations needed to reverse summer food slump

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...

June 10, 2019 | Stories

Donutland at Rosedale Center

See ‘Donutland’ exhibit at Rosedale Center

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...

June 4, 2019 | Stories

Portrait of Lora

Single mom is breaking the cycle of poverty

Lora grew up in the throes of poverty. Today, she has turned her life around with help from a Salvation Army program called Pathway of Hope...

June 3, 2019 | Featured

Tornado damage at an apartment

Army serving tornado survivors across Midwest

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...

May 29, 2019 | Stories

A child walks away with a bagged lunch

Lunch program delivers food to kids all summer

This summer The Salvation Army will deliver nutritious lunches to hundreds of children living in low-income neighborhoods, through a special program called Mobile Outreach Meals (MOMs)...

May 23, 2019 | Stories

Kids ride Polaris ATVs

Twin Cities kids ride ATVs up north

Soon, dozens of Twin Cities teenagers will get an experience they never dreamed possible: driving a Polaris ATV through the woods...

May 23, 2019 | Stories

National Donut Day logo

Celebrate National Donut Day, Events & free donuts

Let the fun and excitement begin. National Donut Day is coming Friday, June 7...

May 20, 2019 | Stories

boat in water

Remember who’s in your boat

In the Bible, the authors often use weather and storms as a metaphor to help us understand how Jesus relates to our lives.

May 15, 2019 | Blogs

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