Thursday, June 7, 2012
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.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
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.
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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.
Thursday, April 12, 2012
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.
Friday, February 10, 2012
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.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
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.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Salvation Army of Modesto, CA was shocked to receive an unexpected check for more than $1.7 million just before Christmas. The generous donation came from area resident Elinor Sauerwein who passed away in 2010 at the age of 96 years old.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
The wish lists of 200 families in need were fulfilled on Thursday, December 8, during Sam’s Club’s fifth annual Dream Drive.
The generous retailer, in collaboration with The Salvation Army and the Off the Field professional football players’ wives association, made the nationwide event possible by donating $200,000 to families in Philadelphia, Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Indianapolis, and Charlotte. That’s $1,000 per family!
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
The Salvation Army received a generous $1 million donation from the Walmart Foundation in support of our 120th annual Red Kettle Campaign. The company has been a valued partner in helping The Salvation Army’s efforts to combat hunger – a problem that the company is passionate about ending.
Monday, November 21, 2011
In support of The Salvation Army’s mission to serve those in need, jcpenney will donate $500,000 over Thanksgiving weekend with your help.