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Naval Academy’s Giving Tree program brings presents to kids in need

The blue, gold, silver and red ornaments hanging from a Christmas tree in Bancroft Hall were masked Tuesday morning by a blanket of 500 paper angels. On each angel card there is a gender, an age and a Christmas list with wants, needs, and requests for clothing from local families. During the next two weeks […]

The Salvation Army Central Virginia

The Salvation Army Central Virginia receives a $150,000 grant to support its Christmas Distribution

In the company of Santa and Mrs. Claus and dressed in holiday red, Ann Parker Gottwald helped usher in the holiday season at The Jefferson Hotel during its 31st annual tree-lighting festivities on Monday night. Flanked by her husband, Thomas E. “Teddy” Gottwald, and four of her five sons and their wives, Gottwald is the […]

Hanes National Sock Drive Celebrates #GivingTuesday by Donating 225,000 Pairs of Socks to Help the Homeless

In honor of #GivingTuesday (Nov. 28), Hanes is providing some comfort to those without the comforts of home during the holiday season. America’s No. 1 apparel label has donated 225,000 pairs of socks and 18,000 pairs of underwear to organizations fighting homelessness across the United States as part of its eighth national sock drive. Since the program began in 2009, […]

Salvation Army Lynchburg Bell Ringers

Bell ringers needed in APX

The Salvation Army of Greater Lynchburg has kicked off the 2017 Red Kettle Campaign with a plea for volunteers. The Red Kettle Campaign comprises on average 20 percent of The Salvation Army’s total budget. Last year, The Salvation Army provided more than 32,000 hot meals, 12,000 nights of lodging and financial assistance to more than […]

Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command

Virginia Beach-based mattress company donates beds to Salvation Army shelters

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach-based company Leesa replaced 72 mattresses for two Salvation Army homeless shelters. It’s part of the company’s One-Ten program–for every 10 mattresses purchased, Leesa donates one to someone in need. In this case, the business replaced all of the mattresses in the Salvation Army’s H.O.P.E. Village community, a community for single women […]