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Girl using iPad to tweet

Bacon, eggs and hashtags: Social media smorgasboard

A 10-person group of social media wonks used Facebook and Twitter to encourage giving to The Salvation Army on Give to the Max Day...

November 15, 2012 | Photos

Bacon, Eggs & Hashtags

Social media smorgasbord on ‘Give to the Max Day’

Early Thursday morning marks the beginning of ‘Give to the Max Day’ (#GTMD12), the year’s most important 24-hour period for giving in Minnesota. Before the rooster crows, a 10-person team of social media wonks will tweet their support...

November 14, 2012 | Press Releases

108 Rock Stars at Rock the Red Kettle

Rock the Red Kettle event exceeds goal of $108,000

The Twin Cities Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Kick Off - Rock the Red Kettle - raised $108,958.76 on Saturday, Nov. 10, a one-day record for kick off events...

November 12, 2012 | Stories

Major Jeff Stricker speaks at Kettle Kickoff

Volunteers rally at 2012 Kettle Kickoff

Hundreds of "Rock Star" volunteers showed up at Cub Foods in south Minneapolis at 7:30 a.m. for the Twin Cities Salvation Army's "Rock the Red Kettle" kickoff...

November 10, 2012 | Photos

Harbor Light Shelter

Former member of Steve Miller Band performing at Harbor Light

Rock and roll group Hang Dynasty, which includes former Steve Miller Band member Billy Peterson, will perform a benefit concert at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Shelter in Minneapolis...

November 9, 2012 | Press Releases

Man and child donating at a red kettle

2012 bell ringing season starts Saturday with Kettle Kickoff

The 2012 bell ringing season starts this Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Twin Cities Salvation Army’s “Rock the Red Kettle” kickoff event at Cub Foods in south Minneapolis, 5937 Nicollet Ave...

November 9, 2012 | Press Releases

Morsekode team

New website: 500 hours of free work

The face of The Salvation Army Northern Division changed today with our brand spanking new website...

November 2, 2012 | Featured

Xcel Energy presents a check

Xcel Energy gives scary-big HeatShare donation

Xcel Energy gave $125,000 to The Salvation Army’s HeatShare program on Halloween morning, a monstrously large gift that the Army will use to keep families warm this winter...

October 31, 2012 | Press Releases

Truck overtaken by flood waters

Bracing for Hurricane Sandy

The Salvation Army is readying staff and volunteers in Minnesota and North Dakota ahead of Hurricane Sandy...

October 29, 2012 | Featured

Jumping jackets: Oct. 25 coats distribution grows by 2,000

The Twin Cities Salvation Army is set to give away 7,000 coats on Thursday, Oct. 25 during its annual Coats for Kids distribution, the area’s largest public coat giveaway...

October 25, 2012 | Press Releases

Walk to End Hunger

Give back, then give thanks

The Salvation Army invites you to join us Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 22, to give back before giving thanks. Become a hunger fighter...

October 25, 2012 | Stories

Minnesota Wild staff prep red kettles

Minnesota Wild staff help prepare for holidays

On Thursday, Oct. 18, the Minnesota Wild's front office staff spent the morning helping us sort toys, prep kettles and organize coat donations...

October 19, 2012 | Photos

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