Walmart is certainly fulfilling the company’s mission to help people live better – this Christmas and beyond. With the company’s $1 million donation in support of our 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign, The Salvation Army will be able to better meet the needs of families across America through food service, heat and utility assistance, and [...]
A clean pair of socks is something that most people take for granted. But did you know that socks are the number one requested item at our homeless shelters? So we’re ecstatic to announce that Hanes, America’s #1 sock brand, is once again warming the hearts and feet of our shelter residents by donating 250,000 [...]
FedEx Corp. announced yesterday that the company is donating $100,000 cash and $100,000 in-kind transportation services to The Salvation Army for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The donations are part of a generous $1.2 million commitment in support of several humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, such as The American Red Cross, Heart to Heart International, and [...]
It looks like The Boeing Company – the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners – is also good at lifting spirits. Thanks to their partnership with The Salvation Army Midland Division, and with the generous support of HBD Construction, The Salvation Army’s Family Haven transitional home in St. Louis, MO just received an awesome playground upgrade. [...]
Tasjana Varner and her kids, of Akron, OH, are truly starting over in life, thanks to The Salvation Army and American Signature Furniture’s Million Dollar Furniture campaign. Once a victim of domestic abuse and now a single mother of two children, Tasjana has faced many emotional and financial obstacles in the last few years. In [...]
Last week, The Salvation Army of New Orleans received a 1,000 “disaster kits” from generous retailer Best Buy.
The kits, designed to provide connectivity during times of crisis, contain a Rocketfish mobile charger, Energizer batteries AA and AAA, an Energizer flashlight with batteries, and a light stick – all products of Best Buy.
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 [...]
I once read that volunteers are paid in six figures…S-M-I-L-E-S! That’s the satisfying form of compensation Salvation Army volunteers in Tarrytown, NY received last week from local kids when they spent an afternoon helping them shop for new clothes and school supplies courtesy of the Target School Spree. What’s the only thing that can make [...]
Like any program of The Salvation Army, our annual back-to-school initiatives are made possible by the hard work and generosity of a LOT of hands and hearts. That means anyone who facilitates generous partnerships with companies like Target, sponsors from local community individuals and businesses, Salvation Army employees, and last but definitely not least, the [...]