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The cost of healthy eating? $1.50 more per day

Some Minnesota families cannot afford to eat healthy foods. Eating healthy costs about $1.50 more per day than eating unhealthy, and for a family of four, that equals $180 per month...

February 27, 2019 | Stories

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UPDATED 3/1: N.D. officer deployed to Indonesia

Lt. Matthew Beatty of The Salvation Army in Grand Forks, N.D., departed for Palu, Indonesia, where he will spend two months assisting survivors of several earthquakes and tsunamis that rocked the country in 2018...

February 19, 2019 | Stories

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Loving yourself, God and others

What is there within each of us that drives us to press forward each day? A Salvation Army officer answers this question by examining what the Bible tells us...

February 15, 2019 | Blogs

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The day I saw love and dignity on full display

While waiting for the red light to turn green, my friend and I got to witness kindness to another person on that cold winter Sunday morning...

February 14, 2019 | Blogs

#CountMe for Giving Hearts Day

Donations matched in North Dakota on Thursday, Feb. 14

Your donation to The Salvation Army on Thursday, Feb. 14 - which is Giving Hearts Day in North Dakota – will support people and families experiencing poverty...

February 12, 2019 | Stories

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HeatShare helps middle-class families, too

Low-income families are not the only people who can need energy assistance during Minnesota's coldest months. Middle-class families sometimes need it, too...

February 12, 2019 | Stories

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Donations in Action: Double the success

A young married couple gets help, a homeless vet fills his gas tank, two single moms stave off eviction ... just a few of the many ways The Salvation Army uses your donations to do the most good...

February 5, 2019 | Stories

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Frigid January increases need for energy assistance

In late January, Minnesotans waved goodbye to what had been a relatively mild winter. The unrelenting cold has created serious problems for low-income families...

January 31, 2019 | Blogs

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Services for TC federal employees ending 2/4

The Salvation Army is preparing to provide food and financial assistance, as resources allow, for hundreds of federal employees impacted by the government shutdown...

January 31, 2019 | Press Releases

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Army serving federal workers in ND, outstate MN

ROSEVILLE, Minn. – The Salvation Army can offer food and financial assistance, as resources allow, for federal employees in North Dakota and Greater Minnesota who have been impacted by the government shutdown. Donations are needed in order to provide these services at adequate levels. Services are being offered at Salvation Army locations in the foll…

January 28, 2019 | Press Releases

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TC locations open as warming centers amid cold

With temperatures expected to remain well below zero tonight through Friday, Twin Cities Salvation Army worship and service centers this week will open their doors to people who need warmth and safety from the extreme cold...

January 28, 2019 | Press Releases

Salvation Army officer helps fed employee get food

Federal workers thankful for the help

Today the Twin Cities Salvation Army began serving federal employees impacted by the government shutdown...

January 25, 2019 | Featured

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