Salvation Army News Room

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 […]

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, […]