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
Photo: Craig Dirkes, Salvation Army Northern Division

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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High-profile Chef Joins Salvation Army

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
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Jeff Ansorge had spent eight years as executive chef at one of the finest and most prestigious restaurants in Minneapolis. But when he became a Christian two years ago, he just couldn’t do the job anymore. Something had changed.

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Matt Adolfson: A Veteran Story

Monday, June 10, 2013
Photo: The Salvation Army Northern Division

Craig Dirkes is a public relations writer and photographer for The Salvation Army Northern Division. Click here to learn more or find them on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyNorth. Editor’s note: This story highlights…

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Baby Boomer Bust: Retired and Homeless

Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Craig Dirkes is a public relations writer and photographer for The Salvation Army Northern Division. Click here to learn more or find them on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyNorth. It’s starting. The…

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This Fully Loaded Fish House Is Up For Bid & Benefiting Salvation Army

Friday, February 8, 2013
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Ice Castle Fish Houses, the largest manufacturer of fish houses on wheels in the world, are donating their 10,000th Fish House to The Salvation Army Northern Division in…

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Mystery Red Kettle Donor Saint Grand Strikes Again!

Monday, December 3, 2012
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Last Christmas season, a mystery Minnesotan gave 23 kettle donations of $1,000. The person – affectionately known as Saint Grand – always gave the same way: a neat…

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Send a “Blessing” to MN Flood Survivors

Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Three weeks following the worst flash flooding disaster in more than a century, residents and local governments from Northeastern Minnesota are continuing to pick up the pieces and determine…

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Salvation Army in the Islands: Part Three

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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We’re all familiar with the relatively small sacrifice required to assist those in the poorest parts of the world. Organizations like Compassion International, Samaritan’s Purse and of course, The Salvation Army are adept at providing amazingly high returns from relatively small investments, in terms of improving the lives of those they help.

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Salvation Army in the Islands: Part Two

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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While participating in the mission trip in the Turks and Caicos Islands, we were able to visit a government-sponsored school called New Beginnings, a place for students whose parents cannot afford private school and for teens who are troubled. Among the students are girls who are either pregnant or have already become mothers, and Haitian-born kids who live on the island and are rejected.

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