As We Grow

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

In 2012, The Salvation Army and the Tallahassee Sustainability Group of Tallahassee, Florida joined forces to create a community garden in an effort to fight poverty and hunger….

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Food Company’s “No Waste” Policy Benefits Long Beach Families in Need

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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Small businesses make a big difference for charities. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), 75 percent of small companies donate to charities each year, averaging a…

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Papa John’s Pizza is Fighting Hunger With Your Clicks!

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

  In 2012 alone, The Salvation Army served approximately 60 million meals to families and individuals in need. Challenging economic times are causing more people to call on the food…

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Tweet #BedandBread Today to Help Fight Hunger & Homelessness

Friday, February 22, 2013
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The Salvation Army Bed & Bread Program out of Detroit serves more than 5,000 meals to children, adults and seniors every day via trucks that make stops in…

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Pittsburgh Feeding Program Seeks Out City’s Homeless & Delivers the Goods

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Cold Weather Homeless Feeding Program

The Salvation Army in Pittsburgh is hosting a unique feeding program where volunteers and employees seek out the city’s homeless population and coordinate the delivery of hot meals,…

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Salvation Army World Service Office: 36 Years of Improving Lives Around the Globe

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
A Salvation Army school in Africa. One of SAWSO's goals for expansion is to support educational programs around the world.

  Fueled by the support of donors and partners in mission, The Salvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) finds lasting solutions to poverty around the world through community…

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A Simple Pair of New Shoes

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Chanya and Mercedes were on the hunt for matching shoes Tuesday morning. After a long search, the twosome, both 10, found the perfect pair of black tennis shoes, one with pink accents and one with purple. They giggled with excitement.

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Perceptions of Poverty: A New Report

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Last September, we blogged about the record 46.2 million Americans living in poverty, a statistic of the U.S. Census Bureau. Since that time, the number has risen to 49.1 million. How does the Census Bureau measure poverty? See here.

Shedding some light on this issue, The Salvation Army released its newest report today titled, “Perceptions of Poverty: The Salvation Army’s Report to America,” a summary of our latest findings examining Americans’ attitudes toward those struggling to get by.

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Fighting Food Insecurity

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Last week, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, released its Map the Meal Gap 2012 – a report on the estimates of food insecurity in the…

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Food Pantry Empowers Visitors

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Salvation Army of Portland has empowered visitors to their food pantry. Thanks to a generous $9,800 grant from LIFE Center Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation, clients who would normally stop by the pantry for a box of food can now shop and select what foods they most need in their household.

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