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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, […]

The Salvation Army's 127th Red Kettle Campaign Raises $144.5 Million

Lynchburg Salvation Army looking to fill $20k hole

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET)– The Lynchburg Salvation Army is looking for ways to bring in 20 thousand dollars they’re afraid they’ll miss out on this year. They say they lost about 6 kettle locations from last year. Last year the Lynchburg Salvation Army raised 250 thousand dollars through the red kettle campaign. This money goes to […]

Salvation Army DMV kicks off holiday Red Kettle campaign

WASHINGTON – The sounds of the Salvation Army bells can now be heard ringing all over the DMV as the Red Kettle campaign kicks off. With each donation, the Salvation Army are helping to change the lives of those in need. Vianelly Herrera is only 21 years old, but she’s already lived through enough heartache and hardship to […]

AT THE SCENE OF DISASTER: A MINISTRY OF PRESENCE

After disaster strikes, The Salvation Army has learned, people certainly need food, water, shelter and supplies, but also something more: a caring listener and the assurance God loves them. Janeen Johnally of the Central Maryland Area Command, deployed to Texas for Hurricane Harvey, reported that retirees Bonnie Schmolbach and her husband were preparing to move […]