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Secret Santa Donates $10,000 in Red Kettle

Secret Santa Donates $10,000 in Salvation Army Red Kettle

Some Secret Santa just dropped $10,000 in cash into a Salvation Army Red Kettle outside a Hollywood neighborhood grocery store. The Salvation Army officers said Thursday the donation was made sometime Wednesday, Dec. 6, at a kettle outside the Fred Meyer store at 3030 N.E. Weidler St. The donation was in $100 bills and is […]

Toy Convoy

Toy Convoy benefits local children in need

The Toy Convoy is an initiative taken on by WHSV and The Salvation Army to provide thousands of children with various items, including bicycles, winter coats, food and toys for the holidays. 2017 will mark the 21st year that the annual Toy Convoy will benefit the children living in Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Elkton, Dayton and Staunton. […]

Gold coin worth more than $1,300 Dropped in Red Kettle

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) – Bells will be ringing and George Hairston will be the joyful man to wish you happy holidays at the Flower Hill Giant Food Store in Gaithersburg. It’s what he did last week when he noticed something different. “That day, I noticed this man with a hospital mask on his face. […]

Salvation Army bell ringer gives back after being homeless

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – It’s the signature sound that the holidays are in full swing: “Thank you, God bless you, Merry Christmas.” The Salvation Army Bell ringers are out, and one in particular knows how important it is to give back. Less than a year ago, Glen Dias was homeless with no home and no job. […]

Salvation Army Hampton Roads

Urgent help needed for Hampton Roads Salvation Army Angel Tree

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) — The Salvation Army is facing a big shortfall in its Angel Tree program after a group dropped off about 100 gift tags without the presents that were supposed to accompany the tags. The Angel Tree program serves thousands of families on the Southside each year. People normally take tags from trees that […]