Entries by tshank2

“Dollars for Diapers” Event at Schewels Home will stock The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg with Much-Needed Diapers and Infant Care Items

For Immediate Release: (Lynchburg, VA) On January 21, 2021, Schewels Home kicked off their annual mattress sale that will benefit The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg. A portion of every mattress sold during their “Dollars for Diapers Mattress Savings Event” will generate funds for diapers and other infant care items to be distributed by The […]

Salvation Army Center of Hope on Lockdown due to COVID, Abundance of Caution and Concern for Community Puts Temporary Hold on Feeding and Family Service Programs

Media Contact: Tammy Shank The Salvation army of Greater Lynchburg 2215 Park Ave, Lynchburg VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, VA (Fri. Nov., 20) – Officials with the Lynchburg Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have confirmed that an individual at The Salvation Army of Lynchburg Center of Hope Shelter has tested positive for […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg is hosting a Drive-Thru Food Distribution on Sat. Oct 3

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, VA (Sept.,28.2020) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg will be hosting a drive-thru food distribution on Sat., Oct 3 from 10am to 2pm or until supplies are exhausted. The event […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg is Seeking Community Support for #Help5000Lynchburg Challenge

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg is asking the community to take part in the #Help5000Lynchburg challenge, which begins on Monday, August 10 and lasts for two weeks. Inspired by the story of how God fed 5000 with five loaves of bread and two fish, the Lynchburg Salvation Army is encouraging the community to help […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Welcomes New Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2215 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, VA – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg welcomes Majors Caleb and Rebeca Prieto and Lt. Mark E Craddock as officers of the Lynchburg Corps. The majors have held many leadership roles with The Salvation Army most […]

Important Message from The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Regarding COVID 19 Procedures

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg continues to be committed to its mission of serving the homeless, hungry and those in need. Salvation Army leadership is working closely with community leaders and partners to address concerns that impact […]

The Salvation Army of Lynchburg in Critical Need of Volunteer Bell Ringers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg has a critical need for volunteer bell ringers between now and December 24. The Red Kettle Campaign comprises approximately 20 percent of the overall budget needed to operate the shelter, community feeding […]

The Salvation Army Celebrates 40 Years of Angel Tree…Angel Tree Started at River Ridge Mall in 1979

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org November 11, 2019 – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg will kick off the 2019 Angel Tree program with an Angel Tree 40th Anniversary Weekend this Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16. The public is invited to […]

Volunteers Recognized at Lynchburg Salvation Army Appreciation Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org   Lynchburg, VA (October, 23) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg recognized several volunteers on Sat., Oct. 12 at The Salvation Army Community Corp Center located on Park Ave. in Lynchburg, VA. The annual event is held […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Offers Scholarship Opportunities for Summer Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg is currently taking applications for its one-week resident camp located two hours outside of Washington, D.C. in Richardsville, Virginia. Camp Happyland is a summer destination for more than 1,000 youth from communities […]