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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.

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“I’m Doing the Most Good in Worcester, MA!”

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

For day two of National Salvation Army Week, this morning’s submission for our “I Do the Most Good” campaign comes from Worcester, MA!

The Transportation Manager at the College of the Holy Cross wanted to spotlight the amazing volunteers of Student Programs for Urban Development (SPUD), the College’s philanthropic group that serves community members in need every day of the week.