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See firsthand who we are and what we do – through blog posts, articles, photos and video. It’s more than news – it’s the Army in Action.

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Volunteer serving hot meal

Donations matched in N.D. on Thursday, Feb. 8

Today, your donation of at least $10 made to any of The Salvation Army’s six locations in North Dakota will be matched as part of Giving Hearts Day...

February 7, 2018 | Press Releases

Donated "Super Bowl mesh"

Trash talk: Army helps divert Super Bowl waste

The Salvation Army is playing a key role in helping the National Football League divert waste generated by Super Bowl LII...

February 6, 2018 | Press Releases

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Super Bowl victory

A Super Bowl party for homeless people, a young woman and a struggling family find housing, and a woman with cancer won't quit fighting ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

February 6, 2018 | Stories

Million dollar check presentation Fairmont Salvation Army

Man bequeaths $1 million to Fairmont Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Fairmont, Minn. received a donation of epic proportions on Friday, Jan. 26...

January 30, 2018 | Stories

Portrait of Crystal Hill

Mother and toddler reunite after three years (video)

With help from The Salvation Army, Crystal Hill has gotten back everything that addiction stole from her – including her son...

January 30, 2018 | Blogs

Three happy bell ringers

2017 Christmas Review newsletter

Read exciting news and highlights from The Salvation Army’s 2017 Christmas Campaign in the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota, and North Dakota...

January 24, 2018 | Featured

Justin Keene

First video of new series is a tear-jerker

The Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center in Minneapolis is launching a new series of video testimonies to promote its addiction recovery services, and the first video is a tear-jerker...

January 22, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: Gas money changes a life

Many of the people The Salvation Army serves are in the middle of crazy, unpredictable circumstances. Their stories can be heartbreaking, uplifting, and everything in between....

January 8, 2018 | Stories

Harvey Mackay bell rings for The Salvation Army

Video: Thanks for your support

Please enjoy this video which shows a small glimpse of all the good that came from you gifts of time and money. With your continued support, we can keep doing good in 2018...

December 29, 2017 | Stories

Spark hope with a year-end gift

Spark hope with a year-end gift

The donations we receive before midnight on Dec. 31 will directly impact how much help we can offer others during the next 12 months...

December 26, 2017 | Stories

Twin Cities: Triple Your Donation Today

Donations tripled in the Twin Cities, Dec. 22-23

All donations made in the Twin Cities will be tripled Friday and Saturday, up to $1.5 million...

December 21, 2017 | Press Releases

Adam Thielen meets Salvation Army families

Vikings WR Adam Thielen blesses five families

Five families in need will have an outstanding Christmas thanks to Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen. On Friday, the Pro Bowl wideout and his wife Caitlin gave the families piles of presents after the Vikings’ practice at Winter Park (view photos). “This is the best thing that ever could have happened,” said one of the mothers, named T…

December 21, 2017 | Stories

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