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Portrait of a Salvation Army social worker

Donations in Action: The power of a teddy bear

A woman in recovery receives a teddy bear; a homeless man is encouraged; a single mother finds God; and a young man gains independence...four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

May 14, 2019 | Stories

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It’s National Salvation Army Week!

May 13-19 is National Salvation Army Week, when thousands of Americans celebrate The Salvation Army, cheer for the people we serve, and recognize the donors and volunteers who make our work possible...

May 13, 2019 | Stories

Patients receive dental work

Hundreds receive free dental, vision care

More than 200 homeless and low-income individuals received free dental and vision care over the weekend at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis...

May 7, 2019 | Stories

Portrait of Chef Giji

Vikings chef teaches families to eat healthy

The Twin Cities Salvation Army kicked off a new program that teaches low-income families how to shop for and cook healthy meals. The program, called “Huddle Around Health"...

May 1, 2019 | Featured

a man sitting in the sunrise

Join in ‘National Day of Prayer’ on May 2

"Love one another. Just as I have  loved you." - John 13:34. National Day of Prayer mobilizes unified public prayer for America...

April 30, 2019 | Stories

Store volunteer in Henning is energetic, ageless

Salvation Army volunteer Vivian Palm is proof that you are only as old as you feel. Despite her age, the 92-year-old volunteers 20 hours per week and has managed to give more than 6,600 hours of her time during the past two decades...

April 29, 2019 | Stories

Salvation Army volunteers

Meet the 2019 Volunteers of the Year

Of all our 28,500 volunteers, several stand out for their uncommon grit, grace and dedication. They are our 2019 Volunteers of the Year: John Smith, Judy Secord, Abby Adegeye, the Chase family, and volunteer group Mobile Menders...

April 26, 2019 | Stories

Counselors at Northwoods Camp

Summer staff needed at Northwoods Camp

Do you like summer, the great outdoors, kids, and God? If your answer is yes, then The Salvation Army has the perfect job for you: summer camp counselor at Northwoods Camp...

April 25, 2019 | Stories

Store cashier rings up customer

Salvation Army Stores have it all

What do Salvation Army Stores sell in Minnesota and North Dakota? More like, what don’t they sell. Recently, the team at stopped by a store for a sampling of all the good deals...

April 23, 2019 | Stories

Disaster volunteers hold a meeting

Disaster volunteers hone skills at training summit

Dozens of Salvation Army disaster volunteers from across Minnesota and North Dakota gathered in early April for a three-day training summit that sharpened their skills in disaster preparation, response and recovery...

April 22, 2019 | Featured

Join us for Easter

Have plans this Easter Sunday?

Join The Salvation Army in celebrating the resurrection of our Lord throughout the week and listen to a special Easter message from General Brian Peddle, International Salvation Army leader...

April 16, 2019 | Stories

Social worker helps man

Donations in Action: Shady car loan

The Salvation Army helped a woman get out of car loan from a company that preys on people in poverty ... plus three other inspirational stories that reveal how The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

April 16, 2019 | Stories

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