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2012-03-28 02:22:30

CARNEGIE, Pa., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join us for a "Night on the Town" and enjoy elegant station style dining and unparalleled views at Pittsburgh's renowned LeMont Restaurant, courtesy of owners Ed and Anna Dunlap and make a difference in the lives of needy seniors and children. On Friday, April 27th at 6:30pm, The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's Project Bundle-Up is hosting its third annual "Auction Kickoff Dinner." The evening's festivities include: live...

2012-03-26 02:23:14

CARNEGIE, Pa., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania is gearing up for its 2012 camping season. The organization's 95-acre Camp Allegheny and Retreat Center, located along Slippery Rock Creek in Ellwood City, is readying for its summer camp program that will run June 18th thru August 8th. Each year, nearly 2,000 needy children from all over Western Pennsylvania enjoy a program that provides not only fun and excitement, but also valuable...

2012-03-06 11:18:00

CARNEGIE, Pa., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Want to run in the Pittsburgh Marathon, but your event is sold out? A few spaces are still available if you race for charity. Compete in the name of The Salvation Army and make a difference in the lives of needy Western Pennsylvania children. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/MM81995LOGO) By registering for Team Salvation Army, your benefits are huge. You will receive free entry into the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon; a...

2012-02-07 19:00:00

Volunteer Anthony Rizzo is one person making an extraordinary difference, winners announced February 9. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) February 07, 2012 Volunteer Anthony Rizzo of The Salvation Army, St. Petersburg, Florida was recognized as a finalist in the WEDU Be More Awards, Be More Involved, Mason Dixon Award for Volunteerism. Mason Dixon, community philanthropist and Q105 radio personality, will ultimately choose and present the award winner. The seventh annual Be More Awards will take...

2012-01-31 00:00:00

CARNEGIE, Pa., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From January 31st through February 2nd, G-Team, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, will be helping to support Pittsburgh area needy families through a partnership with The Salvation Army. For three days only, donors can purchase a Salvation Army Groupon at http://www.groupon.com/deals/gt-salvation-army-pennsylvania. Each $10.00 pledge will help fund home heating for those struggling to make ends meet. (Logo:...

2012-01-25 16:59:00

DENVER, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Mattress is pleased to announce a $108,620 donation to the Intermountain Division of The Salvation Army through their 12th annual holiday charity campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/LA42172) The charity campaign ran from November 24th until December 25th, during which Denver Mattress matched every dollar donated to The Salvation Army missions within the Colorado areas of Denver, Grand Junction, Colorado...

2012-01-11 16:00:00

CARNEGIE, Pa., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With red kettles missing the mark by more than $450,000, the Western Pennsylvania Salvation Army Division is appealing to the public to send in their monthly mail appeal donation or give online. "In anticipation of increased need, we set our goals 20% higher than 2010," said Divisional Commander Major William H. Bode. "Although we raised $2,543,568.23 and surpassed last year's kettle totals by more than by $82,000, we still have a long...

2011-12-22 08:00:00

HCRI stuttering therapy enabled Major C. Mark Brown, Salvation Army chief development officer, to effectively advance the organization´s mission. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 HCRI stuttering therapy enabled Major C. Mark Brown, Salvation Army chief development officer, to effectively advance the organization´s mission. The Salvation Army´s red kettles and bell ringers have become icons of the holiday season, as the nearly 150-year-old organization seeks...

2011-12-21 08:00:00

The Salvation Armyâs Angel Tree program is a great way for companies to participate and help their community during the holiday season and all year long. Lima, OH (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 Every year employees at American Trim's headquarters in Lima, OH participate in the Salvation Armyâs Angel Tree program. The Angel Tree program gathers information from local families that are not able to purchase many, or maybe any, gifts for their children to unwrap during the...

2011-12-19 14:47:00

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cedar Point has recently made food and monetary donations to two Sandusky-area organizations that will help needy families during the holiday season. Recipients of the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort's donations were the Victory Temple Soup Kitchen and the Salvation Army. Recently, the park gave more than $1,000, all of the money in its Loose Change Fund, to the Victory Temple Soup Kitchen. First started in 1988, the Loose Change...