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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

Hands holding the Bible

The Mankato Salvation Army saved my life

My name is Robert Anthony Foreman, but everyone calls me Tony. I would like to take a few minutes to tell you about myself, my life, and the impact The Salvation Army has had on me...

October 17, 2012 | Testimonials

Dig out your coats this weekend: Coats for Kids kicks off Monday

The Twin Cities Salvation will begin collecting new and gently used youth coats and other winter items this Monday as part of its annual Coats for Kids program. Collection bins will be set up at Salvation Army operation centers and nine local businesses...

September 28, 2012 | Press Releases


Ignoring doesn’t make human trafficking go away

They say ignorance is bliss. But too often, all that really means is people would rather not know about certain issues. Because knowing means they might have to react...

September 5, 2012 | Blogs

Ema before the miracle

The truth behind Ema McKinley’s miracle

On Dec. 23, 2011, Ema McKinley’s body was the same as it’d been for 17 years: mangled spine, crippled foot and club hand – all documented by Mayo Clinic since her accident. The next day – Christmas Eve, no less – Ema’s spine, foot and hand were good as new...

August 29, 2012 | Blogs

Man being served at free meal

Reaching out to 1,000 families on St. Paul’s Eastside

The Salvation Army will have its mobile kitchen out at Wilder Field, 958 Jesse Street in St. Paul Wednesday, August 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. where more than 1,000 families are expected...

August 29, 2012 | Press Releases

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