ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 4, 2021) — The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is sending $1.1 million to help combat the deadly surge of COVID-19 in India. The funds will go toward services already being provided on the ground in India by The Salvation Army, which will continue long after the initial needs are met. […]
FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — The Salvation Army’s mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet the needs of people in his name without discrimination. The Salvation Army of Frederick County has been serving the least, the last and the lost since 1885. Right now they’re finding new ways to meet the needs […]
April 14, 2021 – PRINCETON, W. Va. (WVVA) – The Salvation Army of Mercer County is transitioning to work exclusively out of its Princeton location. The organization serves five counties across our viewing area — Mercer, Summers, Monroe, McDowell and Tazewell. The Salvation Army is currently working to sell its building in Bluefield, saying it hopes […]
LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) — The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg will host a drive-thru food distribution on Wednesday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., or until supplies last. The event will be held in the parking lot of The Salvation Army at 2211 Park Avenue, Lynchburg. While the event will primarily be drive-thru, […]
March 24 -Captain Harold Gitau of the Harrisonburg Salvation Army said infant care items are always a need but less frequently donated at the nonprofit. That’s why it is partnering with Schewels Home for Dollars for Diapers: a fundraiser where proceeds from every mattress sold will go to purchasing more child and infant care items. […]
On Friday, March 19, Piedmont Access to Health Services (PATHS) held a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination and food distribution event at the Salvation Army in Danville. At the event, University of Lynchburg School of PA Medicine students distributed vaccines to individuals, with enough supply to give nearly 400 first doses. Read More
March 5, 2021 – ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) – The Salvation Army of Roanoke has formed a community outreach vaccination team, known as COVAT, with the Virginia Department of Health and the City of Roanoke. COVAT held its first event Friday–a vaccination clinic at the Salvation Army on Dale Avenue for folks 65 and older living […]
March 3rd 2021 – WHEELING, W.Va. — The Wheeling Salvation Army now has a program that does much more than temporarily house men. “We wanted to get into a position of seeing people starting to succeed, not just getting into the cycle of homelessness,” Captain Mark Van Meter said. Read More
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fewer iconic red kettles, combined with less disposable income among donors, made traditional fundraising efforts for the country’s largest social service provider seemingly impossible in 2020. The organization anticipated a potential $60 million deficit due to the impacts of the pandemic, but donors answered the call to “Rescue Christmas” […]
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