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2014-02-17 08:24:12

CARNEGIE, Pa., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It can be easy to forget that homelessness is a daily reality for many people. As we are preparing for our own family dinners, many others are choosing between buying food and shivering in the cold. Too often, when we see a homeless person on the streets, we want to look the other way. The unfortunate truth is that there are many more families with no housing, who remain unseen. (Logo:...

2014-02-12 12:31:37

High-Profile Donors and Partners Help Set the Stage to Do the Most Good in 2014 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Red Kettle Campaign collected almost $136 million thanks to the support of donors and corporate partners across the country. The money, raised between November 28 and December 24, will help The Salvation Army provide food, shelter and social services to those in need throughout the year, not just during Christmas. "The Salvation Army is...

2013-12-18 12:25:58

Fewer Donations to the Red Kettle Campaign Have Yearlong Impact ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell ringers for The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign will be collecting donations for five fewer days this year due to the late Thanksgiving holiday. This timing and the icy weather conditions that struck in early December could lead to a shortfall of $20 million. With just under a week left, The Salvation Army is encouraging supporters to donate to the Red Kettles both in...

2013-12-11 12:29:01

CARNEGIE, Pa., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army's 28 County Western Pennsylvania Division's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign is now trailing behind 2012 figures by more than $312,000. "Not only is the shorter season a roadblock," said Major William H. Bode, The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Divisional Commander, "but the cold snap adversely affects both donors and volunteers. The cold is hard on our kettle workers and donors are at times less likely...

2013-12-04 16:23:44

CARNEGIE, Pa., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army's 28 County Western Pennsylvania Division's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign is trailing behind 2012 figures by more than $307,000. "Most kettle campaigns aren't out in full force until Thanksgiving week, said Major William H. Bode, The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Divisional Commander. "And, since the holiday fell on November 28 this year, that means we have a start six days later than last year. This...

2013-12-03 08:31:43

Opportunities to Give Back Can Accommodate Every Schedule and Spread Joy This Holiday Season ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the second annual Giving Tuesday, a movement to create a national day of giving at the start of the holiday season. The Salvation Army is encouraging supporters to give back today in an effort to focus on giving rather than receiving. "Giving Tuesday celebrates the spirit of giving and makes it easy for those interested in giving...

2013-11-28 08:22:46

LIVE halftime performance marks 17-year partnership with the Dallas Cowboys and more than $1.75 Billion raised ARLINGTON, Texas, Nov. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-platinum recording artist Selena Gomez will take the stage today for a LIVE performance to kickoff The Salvation Army's 123rd National Red Kettle Campaign at AT&T Stadium during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders nationally televised game on CBS. For the past 17 years, the Dallas Cowboys have helped The...

2013-11-18 23:01:54

Help local children in need get their Christmas Wishes. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Starting November 15, 2013 The Baby Grocery Store will begin accepting Christmas-wish donations for local underprivileged children through The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program. The non-profit organization has been helping children in need, ages 14 and under, to get their Christmas wishes for the past 21 years. Last year, Charlotte’s Angel Tree program served over 13,100 children. The...

2013-11-14 12:26:09

Fans Win a Chance to Meet Performers Through Online Red Kettle Sweepstakes ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's time to Rock the Red Kettle this holiday season with the fourth annual free concert hosted by The Salvation Army and produced by Ned Specktor of Specktor Media. Music veteran Kelly Rowland will kick off the concert at Universal CityWalk's "5 Towers" concert venue in Los Angeles by celebrating the work of The Salvation Army before turning over the...

2013-11-11 08:31:37

BOSTON, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today announced it has made a $50,000 challenge grant to The Salvation Army to help fund this year's annual distribution of Thanksgiving food baskets to needy individuals and families in the Greater Boston area. Northern Light is hopeful that the $50,000 challenge will encourage other corporate and individual donors to give, as well, so that The Salvation Army can reach its goal of $100,000 for the...