We were inspired by a great idea from Jenni Ragland, Associate Director of the Community Relations Department at The Salvation Army Alaska Divisional Headquarters. She created a 12 Months of Giving calendar which listed a new way to give back to Alaska communities each month of the year.
We liked her idea so much, we decided to create a 12 Months of Giving calendar that can be used by anyone.
Do you ever wonder what the younger “plugged in” generation will be like in the future? According to the New York Times, the average kid spends over 7.5 hours each day using technology: perusing internet sites, watching TV, playing video games and listening to music.
How do we encourage the younger generations to leave their computers and “Do the Most Good” in the real world, face-to-face with those in need?
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!
Do you ever read the “Dear Abby” column in your newspaper?
The popular daily advice column offers short and sweet common-sense answers to questions from readers, most often pertaining to external relationships. Endearing and entertaining, Abby’s advice offers guidance for difficult marriages, troubled parenting, etiquette, and friendships.