Resolved to be Healthier? Add ‘Giving Back’ to the Checklist.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

If you’ve resolved to maintain good health in 2014, add ‘giving back’ to your daily checklist. That’s right, being selfless reaps some self-serving health benefits. A 2013 study…

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Iron Range kids have steely ambition

Friday, July 5, 2013
Photo: Craig Dirkes, Salvation Army Northern Division

Try, but you’ll have a hard time finding kids as giving as the ones in Virginia, Minn. About 20 of them volunteer at the Virginia Salvation Army almost every week. For some, it’s practically every day.

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5th Annual National Day of Service: Here’s the How and Why!

Friday, January 18, 2013

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…

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Boeing Helps Make a Home in St. Louis

Friday, October 5, 2012

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…

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National Commander Encourages College Students to Serve

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

“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…

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A Colorful Contribution from Sherwin Williams

Friday, May 18, 2012

A new paint job can completely revitalize a room and, depending on the color scheme, enhance your mood. If only painting wasn’t so much work!

Representatives from the Sherwin Williams company in Erie, PA surely know the pains of painting large rooms. But that didn’t stop them from doing the most good at The Salvation Army in Erie, PA last week when they gave a colorful face lift to the building’s interior.

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Inspiring Through Action

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Whether she means to or not, Taylor Swift is sending an awesome message to her young followers: be charitable!

The young singer will be presented with the Big Help Award this weekend for her extensive philanthropic work and support of charities and nonprofits at the 25th Annual Nickelodeon’s Kid’s Choice Awards. And we’re excited because The Salvation Army is one of the few organizations that she actively supports!

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“Papa’s in the (Salvation Army) house!”

Tuesday, March 20, 2012
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Delicious pizza and Doing the Most Good? Papa John’s International is one amazing company!

On March 5, The Salvation Army of Orlando experienced the blessings of this popular pizza chain when Papa John’s volunteers and employees representing 31 countries united in Orlando for one purpose- to help The Salvation Army.

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Red Kettle Club Inspires Volunteerism

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

You might remember when we blogged about Katie Wilkinson back in October, a high school student from Tempe, AZ with a huge heart for The Salvation Army.

As founder of the Red Kettle Club (RKC) at her school – a group of young philanthropists who support the community year-round through The Salvation Army – and keeping up with the workload of her junior year, Katie is one busy lady!

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