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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 […]

Lynchburg Salvation Army falls short of Red Kettle goal, but community support helps minimize projected loss

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 (December 28, 2017) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg’s 2017 Red Kettle Campaign finished the year raising $237,438. This is more than $12,000 short of the original goal of $250,000. “We are so appreciative of […]

Lynchburg Salvation Army is seeing significant drop in Red Kettle donations this Christmas

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 (December 21,2017) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg’s Red Kettle Campaign comprises approximately 25 percent of its total annual budget. The Red Kettle goal for 2017 is $250,000. As of Wed., Dec. 20, $204,100 has […]

Greater Lynchburg Salvation Army is 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 Lynchburg, VA (November 13, 2017) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg has kicked off the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign with a plea for volunteers. The Red Kettle Campaign comprises on average 20 percent of The Salvation Army’s […]

The Salvation Army Responding to Las Vegas Tragedy and Disaster in Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands

THE SALVATION ARMY RESPONDING WITH EMONTIONAL AND SPIRITUAL CARE, FOOD AND HYDRATION AFTER LAS VEGAS TRAGEDY Encouraging people to donate life-saving blood LAS VEGAS (Oct. 2, 2017) – The Salvation Army Southern Nevada is providing emotional and spiritual care to those affected by the tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas. “Salvation Army Clark County Coordinator […]

Applications for The Salvation Army Angel Tree begins Monday, October 2

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 (September 28, 2017) – The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg will begin taking applications for Angel Tree gift assistance beginning Mon., Oct. 2. Individuals can apply in person at The Salvation Army Corps Community Center located […]

Local Salvation Army Officers Head to Texas to Assist in Hurricane Harvey Relief

The Salvation Army Anticipates it to be the Largest and Longest Emergency Response Effort in the History of the Organization in America Lynchburg and Roanoke, VA – A team of Salvation Army personnel from Virginia and the Washington, D.C., area is preparing to leave for Texas on September 8, 2017, to help the people affected […]

Christmas in July Event Helps Others in Need

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 (July 11, 2017) – Santa is arriving on Tuesday, July, 25 at Mister Goodies Ice Cream on Timberlake Rd in Lynchburg, VA to help raise funds for The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg. All monies donated […]