Doing the Most Good Because of YOU!

Friday, January 6, 2012
thank-you

Through the collective support of individuals, businesses and partners during our 120th annual Red Kettle Campaign, The Salvation Army now has the financial means to help millions of struggling Americans in the coming year. You donated online and in our kettles, adopted angels, volunteered your time, and you encouraged us through prayer.

Our work is simply not possible without the faithful hands and generous donations of so many supporters!

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Honor Society Shows Love by Doing the Most Good

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

By now you’ve probably heard us say a thing or two about hit band Honor Society. First and foremost, it’s important to note that the guys behind the…

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The Dancing Bell Ringers

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

In recent years, Salvation Army bell ringers have attempted to bring a little pizzazz into their kettle duties in order to spur interest and donations. You might remember the tiny bell ringing horse from last year or Elvis himself manning a red kettle!

This year’s creative bell ringing award goes to…Bell Ringers David Kelly and Christopher Hinzman, Cadets in The Salvation Army School for Officer Training!

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Helping the Jobless

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Bell Ringer Lynn Smith. Photo Courtesy of www.npr.org.

Bell Ringers slowed their bells and officially closed down their red kettles as The Salvation Army’s 120th annual Red Kettle Campaign wrapped up on Christmas Eve at stores nationwide. While most bell ringers closing up shop were volunteers, there were some who rang the bells for temporary income.

Among the paid bell ringers was Lynn and Rusty Smith of Ventura, California, first time ringers who are currently down on their luck due to tough economic times.

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Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 25, 2011
Photo Courtesy of http://www.maurilioamorim.com

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU!

We have so much for which to be thankful during this day of celebration and giving.

First and foremost, we’d like to give you a gigantic THANK YOU for helping The Salvation Army “Do the Most Good”.

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Tune in Wednesday: Robert Davi Performance

Monday, December 19, 2011
Robert Davi and Major George Hood of The Salvation Army

Actor and Recording Artist Robert Davi will perform his single “Mistletoe and Holly” on Wednesday’s Fox & Friends morning show.

Originally sung by crooner Frank Sinatra, his version of the Christmas classic is benefiting The Salvation Army’s 120th annual Red Kettle Campaign. The generous (and talented!) Davi is giving 100% of the proceeds from the sales of the song to The Salvation Army.

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Ringing Strong for the Record

Friday, December 16, 2011
Daniel Perry in Pittsburg, KS ringing that bell.

Overnight, Salvation Army volunteer bell ringers who are ringing for a world record, faced a plethora of conditions that have challenged their endurance –  fatigue, hunger, cold weather…

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San Francisco Rocks the Square

Thursday, December 15, 2011
RockSquare

San Francisco’s Union Square was jam packed December 9 with music lovers, Salvation Army supporters and bell ringers as local bands and musicians performed at the Golden State…

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The Dallas Cowboys’ Holiday Wish

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Even the Dallas Cowboys have a Christmas wish this year! The NFL team is asking friends and supporters of the team to help them raise $50,000 in support of The Salvation Army “Doing the Most Good” for the most in need.

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Sam’s Club Grants Wishes For Families in Need

Thursday, December 15, 2011
NFL Players' Wives and Salvation Army employees gather for a picture at Sam's Club of Philadelphia

The wish lists of 200 families in need were fulfilled on Thursday, December 8, during Sam’s Club’s fifth annual Dream Drive.

The generous retailer, in collaboration with The Salvation Army and the Off the Field professional football players’ wives association, made the nationwide event possible by donating $200,000 to families in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Charlotte. That’s $1,000 per family!

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