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Lodi Salvation Army graduates 20th culinary arts class in 10 years

Friends and family gathered at the Lodi Salvation Army’s Hope Harbor Center on Tuesday evening to congratulate their loved ones who have completed the Salvation Army’s four-month culinary arts program, marking the 20th class in the program’s 10 years of existence. Snacking on bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with almonds and miniature beef Wellingtons, consisting of morsels of […]

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. […]