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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 […]

Suffolk Christian Church will once again partner with The Salvation Army

Church to offer warmth this weekend

Suffolk Christian Church will once again partner with The Salvation Army and Social Services for their annual Coats for Community giveaway this Saturday and Monday. Those in need can come from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday and 2 to 4 p.m. Monday to the church at 216 N. Main St. for coats, scarves, mittens, hats […]

Homeless shelters welcoming people who need warmth and a place to stay

Homeless shelters welcoming people who need warmth and a place to stay

DANVILLE, Va. (WSET) — It’s bitter cold outside and at House of Hope Homeless Shelter in Danville they’re helping men, women and children keep warm in their time of need. The shelter is located at 206 South Ridge Street in Danville. It’s been a lifesaver,” Martha Lugar said. Lugar has been staying at House of Hope for […]