Today’s no ordinary Monday – it’s the first day of our 60th annual National Salvation Army Week. This week of recognition was first declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 – 74 years after The Salvation Army arrived in the U.S. – who stated in his proclamation: “Among Americans, The Salvation Army has long been a [...]
The annual day of romance is almost upon us, a holiday that’s hard to miss. Stores have helpfully reminded us since Christmas, covering shelves with all-things red, pink and impossibly cuddly. This tradition tends to stir a range of emotions from wistful appreciation for that special someone to dreary reminders of singledom. Some opt out [...]
Martin Luther King Day may be a day off of work, but it’s definitely a day “on” for giving back. While hundreds of thousands of people are expected in Washington, DC to honor President Obama’s second inauguration this weekend, there will be many who choose to stay local and serve their communities in support of [...]
The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA), includes a new tax-law provision known as “IRA charitable rollover,” which gives individuals 70 ½ or older who are receiving IRA distribution the opportunity to make a cash gift to a charity of their choice and still have a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). This sort of move [...]
On Saturday, December 8, over 2,500 Walmart stores throughout the country will be offering customers more than just great deals. Starting at 9:00 a.m., shoppers will receive a list of suggested gifts for local families in need to contribute to the company’s inaugural “Fill the Truck” toy drive. Once the donation receptacles are full, [...]
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. [...]
“In God’s kingdom, this King rules with a towel and not a sword. If you would be great, you must learn to serve.” Chapel attendees at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA were given this motivational call to serve last week by Commissioner William A. Roberts, National Commander of The Salvation Army. The event highlighted area [...]
Rachel from The Salvation Army of San Francisco hit the streets during our 59th Annual National Salvation Army Week to find out how residents “Do the Most Good” each day! Each do-gooder who talked to her received a free coffee from the local haunt, Pete’s Coffee. From playing free concerts to donating clothes to struggling [...]
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.
In celebration of National Salvation Army Week (NSAW), May 14-20, we’re highlighting the amazing individuals who volunteer their time to make this life a little better for those in need.
So, how do you “Do the Most Good” within your local community or around the world? We’d like to hear from our supporters, including volunteers, employees, and fans and followers on social media, how you volunteer and help your communities.