Truck donated by FedEx helps Salvation Army comfort responders to San Francisco blaze

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

This post was originally featured on The Salvation Army Western Territory’s blog, Expect Change and was contributed by Kathy Lovin of The Salvation Army Western Territory. Earlier this…

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The Salvation Army Responds to Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Crash

Monday, July 8, 2013

The Salvation Army is providing aid and support to survivors, responders and affected families from Saturday morning’s crash-landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport,…

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Salvation Army San Francisco Awarded $10,000 Grant from Charles Schwab Corporation

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Last week, we asked Facebook users to vote for The Salvation Army of San Francisco in the Charles Schwab Community Services Contest, which welcomed four non-profits to submit…

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Inspired Testimonies from The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center – San Francisco

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

“I’ve managed through [the ARC] program to fix the broken relationships, to reunite with my family. There was a time in my life when I would always be…

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Champion Swimmer Nathan Adrian Fulfills Children’s Wishes With Salvation Army & Dig Deep

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Major Birks, Salvation Army with special guest shopper, Nathan Adrian, Tyson Ross, Bruce Billings and the Dig Deep SF team! Photo courtesy of

Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Swimmer, Nathan Adrian helped The Salvation Army of San Francisco provide thousands of toys, sporting equipment, clothing and electronics to children…

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SA Reinforcements Called to Serve CO Wildfire Survivors

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Salvation Army's Territorial Commander for the Western United States, Commissioner James Knaggs (third from left, back row), made a special visit to Colorado Springs to survey relief operations and areas devastated by the recent Waldo Canyon Fires. Here, Commissioner Knaggs offers a prayer of support to those who will continue to offer relief and aid to the many families displaced by this fire. (courtesy of

Since the start of the Waldo Canyon wildfire in Colorado Springs, CO, The Salvation Army has been striving to meet the needs of survivors, emergency response personnel and…

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Helpful Hands in San Fran!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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”…

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FedEx Delivers…a Major Donation!

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.

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Relating to the Need

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

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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Resolution: Dance off the cookie calories!

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Have you kick-started your resolution to be healthier this year? Perhaps you’re waiting until you’ve consumed the very last bite of those stale Christmas cookies sitting on your kitchen counter?

Today’s guest blogger Pon Thoummavong, Marketing Coordinator of The Salvation Army Kroc Center in San Francisco, CA, will motivate you to dance your way towards a better you in 2012!

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