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” […]
Feb 23, 2021 – MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Salvation Army of Marion, Monongalia, and Preston Counties is operated by husband and wife, Lt. Sheldon and Lt. Nicole Greenland, both of whom are officers with the organization. In their roles, they help the most vulnerable with things like rent, utility, food assistance, employment, education, and the […]
Feb 22, 2021 – Waynesboro’s Service Unit of the Salvation Army didn’t just match last year’s charitable giving, they blew away 2019’s total. According to Tom McCloud, chairman of the Waynesboro unit, giving was up 41% over last year. Read More
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Salvation Army is meeting the needs of individuals and families affected by freezing temperatures, excessive precipitation, and power outages across the country. Amid a historic weather event that has swept across the country, The Salvation Army is offering its facilities as respite centers for warmth, feeding, and shelter for those […]
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