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Team 73 crosses the finish line at The MOST Amazing Race qualifier

Photos: The MOST Amazing Race 2013, Qualifying Event

The morning of The MOST Amazing Race, 80 teams faced off at TCF Bank Stadium in our qualifying event to try to earn a spot in the main event. The photos say it all...

July 21, 2013 | Photos

MOST Amazing Racers head into our Hope Harbor facility

Photos: The MOST Amazing Race 2013

30 teams. 11 locations across Minneapolis. One winning team...

July 21, 2013 | Photos

Eric Kelly and Tom Puzak donning race medals

‘Mojo Monkey’ wins MOST Amazing Race

Eighty-eight teams competed, one prevailed. See the challenges racers endured in the day-long race event...

July 21, 2013 | Stories

Racers sprint toward a challenge

Amazing Race: Mission accomplished

The MOST Amazing Race crushed its fundraising goal. Teams raised $72,116, shattering last year’s record...

July 17, 2013 | Featured

Comforting flood survivors

Serving displaced flood survivors in Northfield

The Salvation Army is serving eight people displaced by a flashflood in Northfield, Minn., where homes and an apartment complex were damaged....

July 17, 2013 | Stories

Officer comforts woman

Stories: Donations in action in June

Meeting needs isn't always as simple as providing a meal. See unique ways your dollars made a difference in June...

July 15, 2013 | Testimonials

Watch out: Impostors soliciting door-to-door

The Salvation Army of Albert Lea, Minn., has received numerous calls about people in the area going door-to-door and asking for donations to The Salvation Army...

July 12, 2013 | Stories

Youth volunteers from Chicago clean up Harbor Light

Voluntourism: Chicago kids come to Harbor Light

A youth group from Chicago drove eight hours to Minneapolis to pull weeds, serve food, pray and much more...

July 10, 2013 | Stories

Nikki Schliemann smiles for the camera

Corrections program frees hearts held behind bars

Nobody knows the trouble Nikki Schliemann has seen. The 42-year-old spent most of the 2000s addicted...

July 8, 2013 | Testimonials

Oohs and Aahs: Freedom, responsibility and changing lives

On July 2, 1776, John Adams wrote to his wife commemorating Independence Day as a “day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty.” Now 237 years later, American’s continue to celebrate the national holiday as Adams noted in his letter...

July 3, 2013 | Blogs

Young boy smiles while holding a cupcake with the Target bullseye logo

Photos: Target hosts carnival for children

Target employees organized a carnival for children served by the Payne Ave. Salvation Army in St. Paul...

July 2, 2013 | Photos

Salvation Army worker stocks food shelves

Matching grant battles low summer donations to food shelves

Salvation Army food shelves in Minnesota, and one in Grand Forks, North Dakota, will have a chance to reverse the summer slump in food donations during the month of July thanks to a matching grant from Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless...

July 1, 2013 | Stories

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