Decorated WWII Vet Keeps On Giving

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. Bob Erikson is a World War II veteran who knows a thing or two about giving…

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Volunteer Gets ‘Paid’ at Disasters

Thursday, May 15, 2014
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Blog by Frank Powers, Salvation Army Disaster Services volunteer I have been a volunteer with Salvation Army Disaster Services for several years. I went to a flood site…

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Trading places: A Homeless Experience

Monday, May 12, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. The mercury plunged to minus 6 the night Nicholas Conner slept under a bridge in Fargo,…

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Hunger Does Not Discriminate

Friday, March 21, 2014

The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. Contrary to what some people believe, most folks who need help from Salvation Army food shelves…

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‘Bizarre Foods’ Host Zimmern Pays Visit

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. As host of the hit Travel Channel show “Bizarre Foods,” Andrew Zimmern eats freaky foods in…

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Nicholas David Adds “Voice” To Minnesota Food Event

Monday, March 10, 2014
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The West 7th Salvation Army in St. Paul has discovered a new recipe for an outstanding breakfast:

Piping-hot potatoes, sausage and waffles from CKC Good Food.
One serving of famed soul singer Nicholas David

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A Blessing Brings A Mother To Her Knees

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. I collapsed. All my kids were asking, ‘Mom, are you OK?’ I said, ‘My goodness, am…

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Saintly Donor Returns with Signature Kettle Gift

Thursday, December 5, 2013
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. St. Grand, the benevolent giver who began stuffing 10 crisp $100 bills in Salvation Army kettles…

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Study reveals Millennials are Charitable, Influential, & Eager to Connect Over a Cause

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
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Millennials – all 80 million of us – get a bad rap. If you’re currently between the ages of 18-34, you’re a part of ‘Generation ME’ and collectively…

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Iron Range kids have steely ambition

Friday, July 5, 2013
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Try, but you’ll have a hard time finding kids as giving as the ones in Virginia, Minn. About 20 of them volunteer at the Virginia Salvation Army almost every week. For some, it’s practically every day.

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