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Devotional: Make time to rest

Life is busy. We are constantly taking on more responsibilities and committing to more activities. But what if this isn't what God wants for us? What if, instead, God desires us to rest?

October 17, 2018 | Blogs

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Pray for those facing the cold

Unfortunately, there are people who are unable to enjoy what many of us would think of as simple things. They can't afford to have basic needs met, like heating their home once the temperature dips...

October 12, 2018 | Blogs

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Bilked out of thousands

An elderly couple gets food; an ailing mother and her kids find hope; a hoarder’s home is restored; kids receive school supplies ... four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

October 12, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army disaster teams mobilize

Updated 10/16: Responding to Hurricane Michael

Salvation Army disaster response teams throughout the southeastern U.S. are preparing to respond as Hurricane Michael makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle...

October 10, 2018 | Stories

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Oct. 10 marks ‘World Homeless Day’

Every year on Oct. 10 people around the globe come together to support those experiencing homelessness...

October 9, 2018 | Blogs

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Volunteering in a surprising way

When you think of volunteering with The Salvation Army, chances are you probably think of bell ringing. Although we need thousands of volunteers over the Christmas season, our volunteer roles are not limited to red kettles...

October 3, 2018 | Stories

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Give a coat, get a coat: What you need to know

It's not too late to donate a coat to help a child stay warm this winter or find help for your family...

October 1, 2018 | Stories

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Help The Salvation Army win $50,000 from Cub

This week you can help The Salvation Army Northern Division win $50,000 from Cub during the grocer’s “50 Acts of Cub Kindness” contest. Simply visit Cub’s contest website and vote for The Salvation Army to win...

October 1, 2018 | Stories

Disaster volunteer deploys to help with Hurricane Florence relief

Twin Cities Salvation Army disaster volunteer Eric Caple of Oakdale will deploy to South Carolina on Sept. 27 to spend 10 days serving as Operations Chief for The Salvation Army’s hurricane recovery efforts in Georgetown and surrounding communities.

September 26, 2018 | Stories

Portrait of Lt. Matthew Beatty

Disaster worker served amid horrific conditions

Lt. Matthew Beatty is an experienced Salvation Army disaster worker who served in the aftermath of two cataclysmic storms: Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico...

September 20, 2018 | Stories

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Minnesota Vikings surprise single mother of three

On Saturday the Minnesota Vikings surprised a single mother named Shavonne and her three kids by giving them an inside look at the team’s daily activities...

September 20, 2018 | Featured

The Salvation Army serves Florence survivors

Updated 10/3: Salvation Army responds to Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7:15 a.m at Wrightsville Beach near Wilmington, NC. 

September 11, 2018 | Press Releases

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