Category : News

  • The Salvation Army Opens Cooling Stations

    Posted July 18, 2012 By in News With | No Comments

    Due to extreme heat, The Salvation Army Tidewater Area Command’s Norfolk and Portsmouth Corps will serve as cooling stations when temperatures reach 95 degrees and above. The expansion in services will provide comfort and relief to the growing number of individuals without access to shelter by offering critical refuge from the summer heat. Captain Meredith …

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  • The Salvation Army Portsmouth Corps Vandalized

    Posted July 11, 2012 By in News With | No Comments

    On the evening of Tuesday, July 10 The Salvation Army Portsmouth Corps had three of its external air conditioning units destroyed by vandals. The destruction of the air conditioning units leaves much of the facility without working air conditioning, a critical feature of the facility during the summer months when clients visit the office seeking …

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  • The Salvation Army Men’s Hope Center Expands Services

    The Salvation Army Men’s Hope Center Expands Services

    Posted July 3, 2012 By in News, Programs With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army’s Men’s Hope Center in downtown Norfolk is extending weekly homeless day service hours effective Monday, July 2, 2012. The extension equates to an additional day of service programming on Thursdays and the inclusion of women’s hygiene services daily. Captain Brett Meredith says, “We want to accommodate as many people as possible, and …

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  • The Salvation Army to Deploy Red Kettles

    The Salvation Army to Deploy Red Kettles

    Posted July 2, 2012 By in News With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army Tidewater Area Command will put out its iconic red kettles for the first week of July in an effort to raise awareness of those who are most vulnerable in our community. Community partners such as Checkered Flag, JoKell and Northwestern Mutual will all participate in the Community Challenge, both ringing bells at …

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  • The Salvation Army Responds to Carbon Monoxide Evacuation in Portsmouth

    The Salvation Army Responds to Carbon Monoxide Evacuation in Portsmouth

    Posted June 23, 2012 By in News With | No Comments

    Salvation Army personnel throughout Hampton Roads are responding to the carbon monoxide presence in the 1700 block of South Street in Portsmouth that left two people dead. Approximately 100 other residents in the area were evacuated after their respective buildings tested positive for high levels of carbon monoxide. On Saturday, June 23, a Salvation Army …

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  • The Salvation Army Welcomes New Leaders

    The Salvation Army Welcomes New Leaders

    Posted June 20, 2012 By in News With | No Comments

    The Salvation Army Tidewater Area Command welcomes Captains Brett and Mary Meredith as Tidewater Area Commander and Associate Area Commander, respectively. “We are excited to be coming to Hampton Roads to serve this great community which includes many from our heroic military,” said Captain Brett Meredith. “It is an honor to serve alongside those that …

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  • Youth Shield Awards

    Youth Shield Awards

    Posted June 18, 2012 By in News With | No Comments

    On Wednesday, June 13, The Salvation Army Norfolk Corps celebrated the teenagers and young adults involved in Corps programming by hosting the inaugural Youth Shield Awards. Annually The Salvation Army sends approximately 30 teens and young adults to Youth Councils, a leadership and spiritual development conference, at Youth Councils the Corps awards a single participant …

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  • Salvation Army Community Challenge

    Salvation Army Community Challenge

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    24 hours in the lives of a Salvation Army client can be difficult. Your gift of 24 hours devoted to raising funds and awareness of The Salvation Army’s mission for serving those in need can make a world of difference. The long and short of it is that if you and your company devoted 24 …

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