The Salvation Army Responds with Tornado Relief to Covington County, MS

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
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Covington County, MS (April 7, 2014) – The Salvation Army responded to a request for support Monday after an early morning tornado tore across Mississippi. The Hattiesburg, MS…

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‘Bizarre Foods’ Host Zimmern Pays Visit

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. As host of the hit Travel Channel show “Bizarre Foods,” Andrew Zimmern eats freaky foods in…

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Lent: 40 days of “Taking Up” Good Deeds

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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  The word “Lent” traces back to Old Germanic words for “long” which seems appropriate for anyone anxiously awaiting warmer temperatures. Originally Lent was a time of discipline…

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Mapping Poverty in America

Thursday, February 20, 2014
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The effects of the Great Recession are still lingering and the number of Americans living in poverty is on the rise. According to The State of Poverty, 46.5…

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Forget the Flowers: Make Lasting Impact this Valentine’s Day

Monday, February 10, 2014
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Valentine’s Day is this Friday, which means you’re either well prepared to impress your sweetheart or you’ve penciled in “make plans” on your Thursday to-do list (procrastinating feels…

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This three-year-old surely knows the reason for the season!

Friday, December 20, 2013
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We received a heartwarming note from two very proud parents of a young do-gooder. Dennis Briatico shared with us that he and his wife have been struggling financially and…

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Three Fight for World Record at 51 Hours of Nonstop Bell Ringing

Thursday, December 5, 2013
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Three volunteer bell ringers have fought through 51 hours of nonstop bell ringing to raise awareness for The Salvation Army’s 123rd Red Kettle Campaign and set a new world…

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Day One Down & Four Remain For World Record!

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
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We are just past  the 24 hour mark of our World Record Bell Ringing contest and four bell ringers are still ringing strong! This contest raises awareness for…

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Grocery Shopping This Week? Throw a Few More Items in Your Cart for Families in Need

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

It’s Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, a week dedicated to awareness, education, homelessness, food insecurity, and poverty as it affects those in our community and world. With Thanksgiving…

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Check out Austin Mahone Doing the Most Good with Salvation Army

Friday, November 15, 2013

We love this guy! Singer Austin Mahone, our just-announced headliner for this year’s Rock the Red Kettle Concert (#RocktheRedKettle), recently volunteered with The Salvation Army’s Children Shelter in…

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