Salvation Army teams up with Walmart for “Stuff the Bus” event

Salvation Army teams up with Walmart for “Stuff the Bus” event

This Friday, August 6th thru the 8th, the Salvation Army will be collecting school supplies for families in need as kids head back to the classroom.

Captain Matt Trantham with the Salvation Army-Lower Eastern Shore joined the morning team to talk about their “Stuff The Bus” event and how you can get involved.

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Huntington

Hunting Them in Huntington

Huntington, West Virginia is a bustling town located strategically in the tri-state intersection of Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia where the Guyandotte flows into the Ohio River. Culturally and geographically, it is pure Appalachian in the best sense of the term. The second largest city in the state, Huntington anchors a metropolitan area that numbers over 350,000. Sadly, like much of West Virginia it is battling a massive opioid epidemic with most families adversely affected in some way with, resulting poverty addiction and tragic deaths.

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The Salvation Army of Frederick County welcomes new officers

The Salvation Army of Frederick County welcomes new officers

The Salvation Army in Frederick County welcomes new leaders, Captains Ken and Amy Argot. They assumed their position on June 27.

Salvation Army Officers are periodically transferred to different locations, typically every three to four years. The Argots are enthusiastic and dynamic leaders, and they come to Frederick most recently from Atlanta, where for the past seven years they were responsible for the programs and services of The Salvation Army, Atlanta Temple Corps.

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Beckley Salvation Army looking to move in to new building

Beckley Salvation Army looking to move in to new building

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — The Salvation Army of Beckley is looking to move into a new building.

The Salvation army of Beckley is currently located on South Fayette street, where it first set up shop more than 81 years ago; however, due to limited space and resources, they are ready to move.

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Doing The Most Good

The Salvation Army Prepares To Serve as 2021 Hurricane Season Begins

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Salvation Army is prepared to help survivors and first responders in vulnerable areas of the United States as the 2021 hurricane season becomes increasingly active. At this moment in Florida and other states along the East Coast, Tropical Storm Elsa threatens to bring localized flooding, high winds, and storm surge.

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A cut above: Salon owner gives free haircuts at Salvation Army

A cut above: Salon owner gives free haircuts at Salvation Army

WINCHESTER — Tina Kirby, who operates Hello Gorgeous salon, brought her hair-styling talents to the local Salvation Army this week.

On Tuesday, she gave free haircuts to people staying at the shelter at 300 Fort Collier Road, and she plans to do it again soon.

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Local Salvation Army joins with Boys & Girls Club

Local Salvation Army joins with Boys & Girls Club

CUMBERLAND — The Salvation Army in Cumberland will be teaming up with the Boys & Girls Club of America to expand its reach in the community.

The two organizations have worked together on a national level in partnerships since the 1940s, said Capt. Ronnette Smith of the local Salvation Army.

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Residents make trek to supermarket to demonstrate West Baltimore "food desert"

Residents make trek to supermarket to demonstrate West Baltimore “food desert”

BALTIMORE (WBFF) – In West Baltimore, the walk to the nearest supermarket is a tall order for those who live in the Matthew Henson community. And, according to residents of the 21217, so is getting something done about it.

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Salvation Army in Winchester helps three times as many clients through utilities program

Salvation Army in Winchester helps three times as many clients through utilities program

WINCHESTER — The local Salvation Army has served more than three times as many people this year through its utilities program compared to last year.

The utilities assistance program, funded by the Washington Area Fuel Fund, runs from January to May each year. When local residents receive a past due notice, they can apply for help up to $600 per household.

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Mobile food pantry reopens

Mobile food pantry reopens

The Salvation Army of Suffolk has partnered with the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore since January 2020. The program had to pause due to the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown that lasted through most of the spring of 2020. The partnership has now restarted and will open for its return from 1:30 to 3 p.m. May 24.

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