Across the Southeastern United States many face heat-related challenges, especially during the summer months. In 2022, record-high temperatures are occurring in various communities, causing challenges both physically and mentally. In response, The Salvation Army is deploying targeted efforts to “beat the heat” in the Southern Territory, tailoring service to local need and responding with flexibility and a passion for helping others.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Salvation Army has activated new services and evolved existing services across the country to help provide hydration and shade for homeless individuals, senior citizens, and other vulnerable populations at risk of suffering from heat stroke and other heat-related conditions.
WHEELING — When the power went out in the Ohio Valley early Tuesday morning, the Wheeling Salvation Army summoned its own energy to go help those responding to the emergency.
TAYLOR COUNTY—After the announcement was made in April that the Grafton Salvation Army would be closing its doors for good, many wondered what would happen to those who utilized the various services offered by the organization.
Friday marks National Donut Day, so the Salvation Army delivered treats to Baltimore police officers as a way of saying thank you for their service.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCHS) — With the rising cost of gas at the pump and food at the grocery store, some food bank directors are serving more people now than they did during the height of the pandemic.
HUNTINGTON — The Salvation Army Huntington Corps kicked off summer with a block party Friday, offering free food and games to local families.
The “Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out” block party invited families to play summer games with a chance of winning a variety of prizes, including a bicycle for a lucky winner. Children got their faces painted and could get temporary tattoos, all while enjoying hot dogs, pepperoni rolls and snow cones throughout the event.
This week, which is recognized as National Salvation Army Week, is designated to celebrate the people who help make it possible.
47ABC – This week is National Salvation Army Week. Captain Matt Trantham joined the Good Morning Delmarva team about the week-long event.
On Wednesday, May 11th, they will be hosting an activity for children at the Richard Hazel Youth Center. Then on Thursday, May 12th, they will be distributing food beginning at 11 am.