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The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command received a donation of 500 bars of Alaffia Good Soap from Whole Foods Market in Virginia Beach on March 9

Whole Foods Market Donates to Hampton Roads Command

The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command received a donation of 500 bars of Alaffia Good Soap from Whole Foods Market in Virginia Beach on March 9. This soap will be given out to individuals while they are staying at the Hope Center Shelter, as well as to those leaving the shelter for permanent housing […]

The Salvation Army Serving in Jacksonville, Alabama Following Severe Weather

The Salvation Army Serving in Jacksonville, Alabama Following Severe Weather

Jacksonville, AL – A line of severe storms moved across northern Mississippi and Alabama dropping large hail and spinning up several tornadoes Monday evening. The most extensive damage is in Calhoun County, Alabama where Jacksonville State University received a direct hit. The Anniston Corps of The Salvation Army has been called to feed lunch and […]

Salvation Army to open nonprofit grocery stores in food deserts

Salvation Army to open nonprofit grocery stores in food deserts

In an effort to fight hunger in America, the Salvation Army says it is getting into the grocery business. The nonprofit is looking to open grocery stores in and around food deserts to help bring nutritious, low-cost food to people who might otherwise have difficulty accessing it. The first such grocery opened this week in Baltimore. The […]

Red Kettle Campaign Raises $144.5 Million

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle Campaign collected $144.5 million in 2017 thanks to the support of donors and corporate partners. The money raised will help The Salvation Army provide food, shelter and social services to nearly 25 million Americans in need this year. “The country faced many hardships last year after […]

Sussex Central senior’s project adds technology links to Puerto Rico’s recovery

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Central High School junior Adam Bobak has never been to Puerto Rico. “But I hope to go, with my aunt,” he said. Until then, his connection to the hurricane-ravaged United States territory is a technological/communications care package linked to a school project. Refurbished computers, monitors and cellphones are slated to be shipped […]