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Volunteer serving a meal at The Salvation Army

How volunteering can save you money on next year’s taxes

Most people know that making a financial donation to a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit can earn you a tax deduction. But did you know that volunteering with one may qualify you for tax deductions as well...

April 13, 2017 | Blogs

Racks of clothes at a Salvation Army Store

Your old clothing may be worth more than you think (video)

Pause before you toss that old stuff away. Your donations to our stores can save you money...

April 13, 2017 | Featured

National awards

Northern Division celebrates two national awards

The Salvation Army Northern Division has won two 2017 National Social Services awards. Salvation Army locations across the country compete for the awards given by our national office...

April 12, 2017 | Press Releases

Easter - three crosses

Celebrate Christ’s resurrection with us

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

April 11, 2017 | Stories

Salvation Army Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis

Hot meal program changes at Harbor Light

The Harbor Light Center in Minneapolis reduces the number of free meals offered to the public, beginning April 1, 2017...

April 5, 2017 | Press Releases

What do baseball and Easter have in common?

Devotional: What do baseball and Easter have in common?

The stories of the Chicago Cubs' recent World Series journey and that of Jesus Christ's life, death and resurrection are both about long-awaited and long-fought victories...

April 4, 2017 | Blogs

Fornerly homeless woman finds help and housing

Woman finds help, housing after homelessness

Monique Roberson found herself homeless and alone in a new city, but thanks to The Salvation Army's Harbor Light Center, she's in her own home and making a fresh start...

April 4, 2017 | Stories

Commissioner Emily Piper

Top human services leader lauds Army dental clinic

Minnesota Department of Human Services commissioner Emily Piper (pictured above) stopped by The Salvation Army Good Samaritan Dental Clinic in Rochester, Minn. on March 27 to learn more about how the program is filling an important gap in the community. Now in its 15th year, the clinic provides free or low-cost emergency dental services for hundreds of…

March 30, 2017 | Stories

Salvation Army chaplains visit several prisons every week

Housing forum tackles barriers for ex-offenders

The Salvation Army invites community re-entry housing advocates and residential program managers to attend an open forum to discuss the barriers to housing for ex-offenders in the Twin Cities...

March 29, 2017 | Press Releases

Angie Johnson with son Aiden

Study finds 40 percent of food shelf visitors are children

With only days left in March, which is also Minnesota FoodShare Month, we’re calling on donors to help us take advantage of a proportional match for anything donated to our food shelves now through March 31...

March 28, 2017 | Stories

Hibbing Salvation Army

Hibbing woman overcomes mental health challenges

Annie was a regular at the Hibbing Salvation Army after life struck a blow. But she has battled back and now holds her head high...

March 27, 2017 | Stories

Food shelf donations

Annual ‘Scouting for Food’ event is Saturday

More and more individuals and families rely on the food shelf at the Grand Forks Salvation Army and more donations are needed to continue to provide that assistance...

March 25, 2017 | Press Releases

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