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The Salvation Army’s cold winter shelter at the Center of Hope is a 24-hour emergency shelter

Salvation Army Lynchburg Aids homeless During Winter Weather

Winter weather can make life even more challenging for the Lynchburg area’s homeless and food-insecure populations. To help manage these needs, local organizations serving the homeless have contingency plans in case of snow or cold weather. When temperatures drop below 40 degrees, the Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg offers shelter to anyone in need — whether they are […]

Salvation Army receives $310k from Duke Energy Ohio & Customers

Salvation Army Heat Share receives $310k from Duke Energy Ohio & Customers

The Salvation Army received $100,000from Duke Energy Ohio in addition to $210,000 in customer contributions and matching funds for the 2018 HeatShare program. The program provides people in need with financial assistance to pay for utilities. In many cases, these individuals and families face disconnection of utilities and possible eviction as a result of their inability to stay […]

Washington Gas to Host WAFF Ice House Fundraiser

Washington Gas to Host WAFF Ice House Fundraiser

January 18-20 event at Washington Harbour will raise awareness about the experience of living without heat, and seek donations for the Washington Area Fuel Fund (WAFF) WGL executives and local celebrities will spend time sitting in the WAFF Ice House. Washington Gas, a WGL Holdings, Inc. company (NYSE: WGL), is joining The Salvation Army, Washington […]

The Salvation Army's 127th Red Kettle Campaign Raises $144.5 Million

Salvation Army Surpasses Red Kettle Campaign Fundraising Goal

HARRISONBURG — The local chapter of The Salvation Army surpassed its fundraising goal for its red kettle campaign by more than $1,000. The Harrisonburg-area corps raised $191,410 in a campaign that ran from Nov. 16 to Dec. 23, according to a press release Monday. The nonprofit’s goal was $190,000, an even greater amount than what […]

Charlottesville-area advocates for the homeless rise to the occasion

Charlottesville-area advocates for the homeless rise to the occasion

The noonday sun shines through a multitude of stained glass windows, casting reverent hues of bronze and gold onto those asleep in the pews of The Haven’s sanctuary. A mother, her son in a stroller, sits in the front row and quietly talks with a couple of friends. From the stage, once the altar of […]