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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 […]

Salvation Army Harrisonburg Bell Ringers needed

Salvation Army Harrisonburg Seeks Bell Ringers

The Salvation Army is seeking bell ringers for the rest of the month. Capt. John Blevins, who leads the local corps, said the nonprofit hopes to raise $190,000 for the campaign, which typically accounts for about 20 percent of its annual $1 million budget.  The organization is collecting donations at several stores in the area, […]

Christian’s Story

With current UNICEF estimates claiming that more than 1.8 million children in the Philippines are abandoned or neglected, baby Christian’s story is a perfect example of how God’s love is being demonstrated through the people of The Salvation Army in a powerful way. Unable to provide for baby Christian due to poverty in their village, […]

Salvation Army Petersburg Homeless Shelter

Effort underway to save Petersburg Salvation Army shelter

PETERSBURG, Va. – A grassroots effort is underway to save the Petersburg Salvation Army. The cost of operating the shelter doesn’t even come close to what the area Salvation Army takes in from donations, leadership said. So after, 20 years of operation, the Salvation Army has decided December 31 will be the men’s shelters last […]

Salvation Army Winchester kicks of Red Kettle

Winchester Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle Campaign

WINCHESTER — The Salvation Army of Winchester bell-ringers are back in action for the holiday season. The local nonprofit organization kicked off its annual Red Kettle Campaign on Thursday afternoon at the Apple Blossom Mall. Armed with a bell and a bucket, volunteers will spend the next month soliciting donations at numerous locations around Winchester, […]