Fresh Start Furniture for a Family in Need

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
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Gloria moved into her new home back in June, an exciting transition considering she and her two daughters were living with a friend in the months before. Losing…

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Another Life-Changing Donation from American Signature & Value City Furniture!

Friday, August 10, 2012
Martell Smith (right) has a bed now, thanks to American Signature Furniture.

Before your weekend officially begins, we thought we’d share this picture of Martell Smith (right) of Pittsburgh, PA receiving his new mattress, box spring and bed frame from…

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Sam’s Clubs Donates Water to Heat Relief Program

Friday, July 6, 2012
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The Salvation Army DFW Metroplex Command in Dallas received a donation of 19 pallets of bottled water from Sam’s Clubs for the heat relief program there. The water will…

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Salvation Army in the Islands: Part Three

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of The Salvation Army's Family Store in the Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.  Turks and Caicos.

We’re all familiar with the relatively small sacrifice required to assist those in the poorest parts of the world. Organizations like Compassion International, Samaritan’s Purse and of course, The Salvation Army are adept at providing amazingly high returns from relatively small investments, in terms of improving the lives of those they help.

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Indiana Advisory Board Member Donates Playground

Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Beyond the confines of a brick wall outside The Salvation Army’s Ruth Lilly Shelter for Women and Children, youngsters screamed and giggled.

They chased one another through the mulch covered playground, only stopping to climb or bounce on the obstacles that happened to land in their path.

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BakeMark Supports SA Veterans Services on Donut Day

Thursday, May 31, 2012
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This is for you, Donut lovers in So Cal!

1200 Southern California donut shops and bakeries that use products by BakeMark – the leading manufacturer and distributor of bakery products and ingredients – are celebrating both Memorial Day and the 75th Annual National Donut Day by supporting The Salvation Army’s area veterans services.

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FedEx Delivers…a Major Donation!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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If there’s one thing FedEx has mastered, it’s delivering. And they did just that and more when they visited The Salvation Army, Golden State Division in San Francisco during National Salvation Army Week.

But this wasn’t your typical white package delivery.

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Relating to the Need

Thursday, April 12, 2012
Photo by Christopher Toy, Salvation Army Western Territory. Courtesy of www.salvationarmyexpectchange.org

Story submitted by guest blogger Larry Rowe, Soldier of The Salvation Army Lighthouse Corps and Family Services Operations Manager for The Salvation Army in San Francisco.

We use the socks donated by Hanes on outreach night when we pass out sandwiches to homeless people.

It’s something you have to see to believe. Even though the folks we serve (my formerly-homeless self included!) may have greater needs such as shelter or food, they get so excited when offered a new pair of socks.

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Thank You, Stearns & Foster!

Friday, February 10, 2012
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Sleep and shelter: two of our most basic needs.

Thanks to Stearns & Foster’s hugely successful “Gift of Sleep” holiday program, residents at our shelters will receive both… along with a very comfortable bed!

The company, which is owned by Sealy, is donating $1 million worth of new mattresses to The Salvation Army.

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Donated Ring is Up for Bid!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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Back in December, employees of The Salvation Army of Kansas City, KS were elated to find a .82 carat European-cut diamond wrapped in an unmarked piece of paper that had been dropped in a Salvation Army red kettle outside of a Walmart store in Shawnee, KS.

Meierotto’s Jewelers, a local supporter of The Salvation Army, donated not only a free appraisal of the ring, but also an additional 18 karat white gold ring. Combined, the beautiful ring is 1.32 carats total diamond weight and valued at around $3,000.

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