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A Salvation Army worker sorts through mail donations

Hoping for good news in the mail as shortfalls loom

Salvation Army leaders are hoping the backlog of mail from the holiday will hold the gifts needed to reach this year's Christmas Campaign goals...

January 2, 2013 | Stories

Twin Cities Salvation Army ends year $700,000 short of goal

The Twin Cities Salvation Army sits on the brink of making its fundraising goal just hours left in 2012...

December 31, 2012 | Press Releases

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra presents The Salvation Army with a check for $18,920 at their St. Paul concert

Music to our ears: Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert raises $18,920

Saturday night the Trans-Siberian Orchestra opened their second of two spectacular shows at Xcel Energy Center by announcing they’d raised $18,920 for the Twin Cities Salvation Army...

December 31, 2012 | Stories

Rock the Red Kettle

Rock the Red Kettle Run hits streets Saturday

Start working on your New Year's resolutions early at the Rock the Red Kettle Run...

December 24, 2012 | Stories

Harbor Light Center beds

A life forever changed by The Salvation Army

After a day of volunteering at a Salvation Army Toy Shop, Joe Remley was at Abbot Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis...

December 24, 2012 | Testimonials

Adrian Peterson shakes hands with a Salvation Army client

Vikings stars help families in need

Today at Winter Park, Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen, DT Kevin Williams, WR Michael Jenkins and their wives, along with QBs Christian Ponder, Joe Webb and McLeod Bethel-Thompson, helped The Salvation Army by giving presents to families in need...

December 22, 2012 | Photos

Chris Tjornhom (left), Francis Cheung (middle), Joe O'Brien (right)

Honoring Chris by tripling the good work he inspired

What I miss most about Chris is his belief that there is still hope for everyone. He saw the good, and then he worked with a person in crisis to multiply that good and rebuild their broken life...

December 21, 2012 | Blogs

Children exuberant about gifts that were donated to them

Better to give than to receive

Most of the time, the person donating a gift doesn’t get to meet the child who receives it...

December 21, 2012 | Testimonials

Deonna Day and her friends dance at a prom

50 prom dresses and a girl’s last wish

Deonna Day was diagnosed with cancer in 2010. The disease was in remission until November, when doctors...

December 21, 2012 | Featured

Toy Shop sign on tables stacked with toys

Grace amid crisis: Stories from the Toy Shop

As I was helping one woman carry a bag of toys to her car, she shared with me that she had to give her children the option of Christmas toys or a roof over their heads this year...

December 20, 2012 | Blogs

Ramsey County Care Center resident June Bacs ringing bells with her family members, Cindy and Dave Martell and Kim Ebeling

Local seniors find comfort, joy

The residents of Ramsey County Care Center had a great time ringing Salvation Army bells with family and friends...

December 19, 2012 | Blogs

Child places a dollar bill in a red kettle

Christmas donations plummet across N.D., Greater Minn.

The Salvation Army needs major help. Christmas donations have plummeted across North Dakota and greater Minnesota...

December 19, 2012 | Stories

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