Salvation Army News Room

Chris Paul describes how he feels about The Salvation Army

This past off-season, Houston and their NBA team scored huge when Chris Paul was traded to the Rockets in June. USA Today weighed in, saying of Chris, “The Rockets added one of the greatest point guards of the generation to a system built for great point guards.” That is true: Chris is 10th on the list […]

WAFF Ice House Fuel fund Salvation Army

Fuel fund builds icehouse to raise donations for needy families

WASHINGTON — Extreme stretches of cold weather like we’ve had this season can be budget busters for heating bills, and the Washington Area Fuel Fund is raising money to help needy families — with the help of an icehouse.  “We’re going to be sitting on ice. We’re going to be sitting within ice walls and […]

Volunteers provide gifts & toys for boy after Christmas Eve burglary

Volunteers provide Toys & Gifts for boy after Christmas Eve burglary

ANDERSON – Though a Grinch might have stolen 6-year-old Lamar Graves’ gifts on Christmas Eve, a group of volunteers made sure he still had toys & presents to open – even if they were two weeks late. Representatives from the Salvation Army, Toys for Tots and Hoosiers with Hearts surprised Lamar with a Christmas in […]

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 […]