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Cool event: Kickoff on Ice on Friday, Nov. 16

Help the Twin Cities Salvation Army ring in a new Christmas season on Friday, Nov. 16 with a day of bell ringing and the coolest event in town: the 2018 Kickoff on Ice...

October 25, 2018 | Blogs

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Friday Food Fair in St. Paul is ‘simple but amazing’

A play-by-play account of all the good that happens every Friday in St. Paul at the West 7th Salvation Army's "Food Fair"...

October 25, 2018 | Stories

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Chicago Staff Band performs live in Arden Hills

One of world’s most preeminent Salvation Army brass bands – the Chicago Staff Band – performed a free concert on Saturday, Oct. 20 at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills...

October 22, 2018 | Stories

Warm winter coats distributed to thousands

Last week more than 200 families in the northern Twin Cities suburbs received warm winter coats at the Brooklyn Park Salvation Army...

October 22, 2018 | Stories

Salvation Army disaster teams mobilize

Updated 10/22: Responding to Hurricane Michael

Salvation Army disaster response teams throughout the southeastern U.S. are preparing to respond as Hurricane Michael makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle...

October 20, 2018 | Stories

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Devotional: Make time to rest

Life is busy. We are constantly taking on more responsibilities and committing to more activities. But what if this isn't what God wants for us? What if, instead, God desires us to rest?

October 17, 2018 | Blogs

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Pray for those facing the cold

Unfortunately, there are people who are unable to enjoy what many of us would think of as simple things. They can't afford to have basic needs met, like heating their home once the temperature dips...

October 12, 2018 | Blogs

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Donations in Action: Bilked out of thousands

An elderly couple gets food; an ailing mother and her kids find hope; a hoarder’s home is restored; kids receive school supplies ... four of the many ways your donations allow The Salvation Army to do the most good...

October 12, 2018 | Stories

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Oct. 10 marks ‘World Homeless Day’

Every year on Oct. 10 people around the globe come together to support those experiencing homelessness...

October 9, 2018 | Blogs

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Volunteering in a surprising way

When you think of volunteering with The Salvation Army, chances are you probably think of bell ringing. Although we need thousands of volunteers over the Christmas season, our volunteer roles are not limited to red kettles...

October 3, 2018 | Stories

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Give a coat, get a coat: What you need to know

It's not too late to donate a coat to help a child stay warm this winter or find help for your family...

October 1, 2018 | Stories

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Help The Salvation Army win $50,000 from Cub

This week you can help The Salvation Army Northern Division win $50,000 from Cub during the grocer’s “50 Acts of Cub Kindness” contest. Simply visit Cub’s contest website and vote for The Salvation Army to win...

October 1, 2018 | Stories

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