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Devotional: Is the future a substitute for the present?

Can looking ahead to our futures be a substitute for what's happening in our present day life? Here's what the Bible has to say about being present and God's desire for us...

April 17, 2018 | Blogs

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Meet the 2018 volunteers of the year

Celebrate National Volunteer Week with us April 15 –21, and say hello to this year's volunteers of the year...

April 13, 2018 | Featured

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Kid musicians use iPads donated by Morrie’s Auto

Youth enrolled in Salvation Army music programs are learning how to play their instruments better – and having more fun doing it – thanks to Morrie’s Automotive Group...

April 10, 2018 | Stories

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Beloved bell ringer Michael Gorr passes away

The Twin Cities Salvation Army was saddened to learn that one of our most beloved bell ringers, Michael Gorr, passed away over the weekend...

April 9, 2018 | Stories

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Explained: Why our stores can’t accept all donations

The Salvation Army understands that it can be frustrating for you to bring your donated couch, TV, dresser, or other used goods to one of our stores, only to discover that we cannot accept the items...

April 6, 2018 | Blogs

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Unique Super Bowl items going up for auction

The Salvation Army will soon host a live eBay auction featuring unique items left over from Super Bowl LII – including banners large enough to cover the side of a house...

April 3, 2018 | Stories

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Donations in Action: No more sleeping on floor

A gas voucher for a poor husband and wife, a bed for an elderly woman, a single mom obtains her driver's license, and used clothes and furniture ... four of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

April 2, 2018 | Stories

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Join us for Easter Sunday services, message from our world leader

This Sunday is Easter, a day when Christians all over the world will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus...

March 29, 2018 | Blogs

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Volunteer humbled serving at Harbor Light

For many of us, a hot meal is something we take for granted or even come to expect. But for those who eat at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in downtown Minneapolis, a meal makes an incredible difference...

March 26, 2018 | Blogs

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Food fair brings the grocery store to seniors

Grocery shopping isn’t always easy for senior citizens on fixed incomes. So, what does The Salvation Army do? We bring the grocery store to them...

March 22, 2018 | Stories

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Devotional: Seeking God’s plan

Do you ever wonder whether you are in the place God wants you to be? Do you find that no matter how hard you try, the satisfaction in your life? You can discover...

March 16, 2018 | Blogs

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Youth scholarship winner beats the odds (video)

Zarina Semantelli overcame a lifetime of abuse, neglect, and homelessness. Now she has received a scholarship that honors all her accomplishments...

March 15, 2018 | Stories

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