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 […]
Jan 15, 2021 – Following the signing of the RELIEF Act on Monday, a local business and the Salvation Army both said the plan could provide needed assistance. Read More
Jan 11, 2021 – CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Homeless shelters in the area are at max capacity and are in need of volunteers and donations. Homeless shelter workers and those experiencing homelessness are eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine as part of phase 1B.
The Salvation Army helped millions of Americans overcome the challenges of 2020. Rental and mortgage assistance prepared meals and food boxes, emotional and spiritual care, and more were provided at unprecedented levels by local Salvation Army teams across the country. Knowing the need to be greater than in decades, and that the holidays would be […]
Feb 2, 2021 – Another chilly night is in store for the region. In hopes to provide those who may be stuck out in the cold, some shelters have opened up in the region. Heading into the upcoming weekend, temperatures are forecast to drastically drop to dangerous levels, so planning ahead is always going to help […]
Jan 30, 2021 – As part of the company’s “Walk In My Boots” community outreach program, Toyota continued its commitment to support local families in need by donating winter boots and socks to help shield families from the snow and rain. On Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, over 200 children and youth, along with their families from […]
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