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The Salvation Army of Lynchburg in Critical Need of Volunteer Bell Ringers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg has a critical need for volunteer bell ringers between now and December 24. The Red Kettle Campaign comprises approximately 20 percent of the overall budget needed to operate the shelter, community feeding […]

The Salvation Army Celebrates 40 Years of Angel Tree…Angel Tree Started at River Ridge Mall in 1979

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org November 11, 2019 – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg will kick off the 2019 Angel Tree program with an Angel Tree 40th Anniversary Weekend this Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16. The public is invited to […]

Volunteers Recognized at Lynchburg Salvation Army Appreciation Dinner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org   Lynchburg, VA (October, 23) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg recognized several volunteers on Sat., Oct. 12 at The Salvation Army Community Corp Center located on Park Ave. in Lynchburg, VA. The annual event is held […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Offers Scholarship Opportunities for Summer Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg is currently taking applications for its one-week resident camp located two hours outside of Washington, D.C. in Richardsville, Virginia. Camp Happyland is a summer destination for more than 1,000 youth from communities […]

Lynchburg Salvation Army Thankful for Continued Community Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, VA (January 4, 2019) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg’s 2018 Red Kettle Campaign finished the year raising $212,396. This is $37,604 short of the original goal of $250,000. “We had anticipated a shortfall due to […]

The Salvation Army Invites You to Start a New Family Tradition: Be a Bell Ringer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, Roanoke, Danville, Martinsville, Covington, New River Valley, VA (November 9, 2018) – For more than 157 years, The Salvation Army has been ringing the bells during the months of November and December. The Red Kettle Campaign comprises […]

Registration for Lynchburg Salvation Army Angel Tree Open Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, VA (October 1, 2018) – Appointments for The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Angel Tree begins Wed., Oct. 3. Individuals needing assistance must secure an appointment in advance online at www.SalvationArmyLynchburg.org. If they do not have access […]

Local Salvation Army Corps Preparing for Hurricane Florence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.or Lynchburg, VA (September 10, 2018) – Local Salvation Army Corps are preparing as Hurricane Florence continues moving towards the eastern coast. “Our emergency disaster services division is communicating with local emergency management services throughout our region to determine […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg Receives Gift from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg has received $1,750 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents. The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg will use the gift to support its community […]

Lynchburg Salvation Army Celebrates National Salvation Army Week with Events for the Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Tammy Shank Director of Development 2211 Park Ave, Lynchburg, VA 434-845-5939 tammy.shank@uss.salvationarmy.org Lynchburg, VA (May 11, 2018) – The Salvation Army of Lynchburg has several events scheduled in honor of National Salvation Army week, which will be celebrated locally May 14-18 this year. National Salvation Army week was first declared […]