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A Colorful Contribution from Sherwin Williams

Friday, May 18, 2012

A new paint job can completely revitalize a room and, depending on the color scheme, enhance your mood. If only painting wasn’t so much work!

Representatives from the Sherwin Williams company in Erie, PA surely know the pains of painting large rooms. But that didn’t stop them from doing the most good at The Salvation Army in Erie, PA last week when they gave a colorful face lift to the building’s interior.

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Josie has our vote: 6th Grader composes song about SA!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Josie Vote, a 6th grader from La Vista School in Papillion, NE might have just made this National Salvation Army Week the best ever!

Why? As part of her Gifted Education Plan (GEP), her goal was to learn about The Salvation Army and compose a song explaining what the organization does along with promoting volunteerism and donating. She did just that and sang it beautifully in a song titled, “We Are The Salvation Army.”

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Donuts & Deals: Sprint Supports NSAW!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

It’s not even Donut Day but we’re already stuffed full of the doughy goodness!

Helping us celebrate National Salvation Army Week, representatives from well-known wireless company Sprint stopped by The Salvation Army’s National Headquarters (NHQ) this morning with coffee and a whole lotta’ donuts!

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Perceptions of Poverty: A New Report

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Last September, we blogged about the record 46.2 million Americans living in poverty, a statistic of the U.S. Census Bureau. Since that time, the number has risen to 49.1 million. How does the Census Bureau measure poverty? See here.

Shedding some light on this issue, The Salvation Army released its newest report today titled, “Perceptions of Poverty: The Salvation Army’s Report to America,” a summary of our latest findings examining Americans’ attitudes toward those struggling to get by.