The Salvation Army kicked off the giving season with its “Rock the Red Kettle” Campaign Saturday. Hundreds of bell ringers set up throughout the Twin Cities Saturday afternoon.
For the next six hours, every child in the Twin Cities is entitled to a free coat, hats and gloves. It’s because of Coats for Kids, a Salvation Army program going on all day Thursday in 11 locations.
Going to the dentist can be both expensive and scary. That’s why a group of doctors are helping thousands get free dental care Saturday. Around two dozen patients received free teeth cleanings, extractions and other procedures they may not otherwise be able to afford.
Housing nearly 600 people a night is typical for the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center. But those numbers remain steady with the hot weather, barely giving staff a break to prepare adequate room.
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The Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Center in downtown Minneapolis is packed with people seeking refuge from the extreme cold.
The Salvation Army is welcoming people without shelter to use its eight Twin Cities worship and service centers, as well as its Harbor Light shelter in downtown Minneapolis during the dangerous cold snap. Staff at Harbor Light are planning for people to be inside for the next 48 hours or more, beginning on Saturday night. Staff say they have plenty of blankets, extra food and warm beverages on hand.
With historic cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills expected to start next week, the Twin Cities Salvation Army said it’s opening nine additional shelters as warming stations for those needing to get out of the extreme cold.
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A group of anonymous Santas are helping the Salvation Army fill its red kettles this holiday season in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Derek Lilyquist and Jeremy Gilbert spent 30 hours ringing bells for the Salvation Army in front of the County Market in Hudson, Wis. Their goal was to raise $50,000 for a homeless shelter in nearby New Richmond. Friday night, about an hour before the end of their marathon, Lilyquist and Gilbert topped their goal, raising nearly $52,000.
Two years ago, I headed north to find an entire Christmas village twinkling on the shores of Lake Superior. And as Mike Waldren told me on Twitter, it was 100 percent worth the drive.
Minnesota Timberwolves star forward Kevin Love brought a Range Rover full of coats to the Salvation Army in Northeast Minneapolis on Tuesday as part of his sixth annual winter coat drive.
The Salvation Army is equipped to help the hundreds of homeless men and women who come to them for shelter a night, but since the cold snap hit, their space has become crowded.
After five days of non-stop bell ringing, the three contenders working towards the Salvation Army World Bell Ringing record have decided to walk away. The three agreed on the tie record, ending the hunt at 8 p.m. on Saturday.