Today marks the 11 year anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. On this somber day, The Salvation Army would like to extend our deepest regard for those our nation lost, their families and friends.
Someone once said, “An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” We at The Salvation Army agree. That’s what makes our back-to-school programs – which provide school supplies, backpacks and new clothes to thousands of low-income children in need each year- so special! There are a lot of investors involved in this annual program- [...]
Tamyra Stewart feels very blessed that someone was willing to help her. Struggling as a single mother of three girls, affording the cost of living has not come easy to her. Social worker Patricia Watkins of The Salvation Army Northeast Ohio Division wanted to help ease Tamyra’s financial burdens, and connected her to American Signature’s [...]
The Back to School shopping season can be one of the best lessons ever for yourself and your children. Think “Savings 101″. It’s possible to stay on trend and in budget without complex graphs and charts prepared before you hit the stores.
Thanks to the generosity and prayers of our supporters – such as BP, AmeriCares, local businesses, and donors from across the country – we are continuing to provide shelter, food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care to residents in the Gulf Coast following Tropical Storm Isaac’s arrival almost one week ago.
The Salvation Army is so thankful for BP’s generous donation of $400,000 given in support of our Gulf Coast relief efforts. The company’s gift will allow The Salvation Army to continue meeting the physical, spiritual and unique needs of those suffering in the aftermath of this disaster.
Throughout its trek northward since making landfall on Louisiana’s coastline Tuesday night, Hurricane Isaac has dumped more than a foot of water in some places and created substantial flooding throughout the area. The town of Plaquemines Parish, about 50 miles southeast of New Orleans, may be receiving the worst of the flooding. Torrential rain that [...]
Gloria moved into her new home back in June, an exciting transition considering she and her two daughters were living with a friend in the months before. Losing her home was the final blow that led Gloria to seek help from the Holy Family Institute in Pittsburgh, a charity that provides support to children and [...]
Hurricane Isaac made landfall on southern Louisiana’s coast around 6:45 p.m. tonight unleashing fierce winds and torrential rain. The Salvation Army is mobilized and ready to serve anyone impacted by the disaster via 12 mobile feeding units and a fully equipped 54-foot field kitchen. Combined these units are capable of providing 31,000 meals per day. [...]
Residents of New Orleans may feel tropical storm force winds by midnight Monday in anticipation for Hurricane Isaac’s landfall on the Gulf Coast early Wednesday morning, the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.