Stories tagged: salvation army
Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Salvation Army leaders in Maryland say a donor recently dropped thousands of dollars worth of jewelry into a red kettle.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
An annual tradition may have come to a close this year, after the anonymous donor who drops a gold coin the one of the Salvation Army’s red collection kettles each …
Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
Spokane Salvation Army seeks help amid concerns red kettle fundraising will fall $84,000 short of goal
With fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, as well as less cash in the pockets of shoppers, the Spokane Salvation Army is projecting a shortfall in collections at its …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Colleen Connors and her daughter, Sophie Owens, are two of the dedicated volunteers who keep the Christmas Bureau running smoothly every year as toys and books are given to children …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Trying to figure out how to top last year’s bell-ringing bash and bazaar has been on my mind for a while. Then, while walking past the Fox Theater and seeing …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
The Salvation Army of Spokane seeks the community’s help this holiday season to help create a memorable Christmas for area residents in need, the Salvation Army of Spokane said in …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019
Homeless to be left in the cold as Condon, City Council trade jabs over lack of adequate shelter space
Mayor David Condon acknowledged that the city will not have adequate shelter space when cold weather hits this weekend. The Spokane City Council and mayor held dueling press conferences on …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019
The Spokane City Council refused to empower city administrators with the ability to enter into a contract with the Salvation Army until costs are clear.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019
In response to concerns Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart expressed Wednesday about discrimination against the LGBT community at a new city-funded shelter, the Salvation Army said it doesn’t discriminate …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
The coin was discovered Thursday morning, wrapped in a $100 bill, according to the news release. It was also accompanied by an anonymous letter.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
Rob Curley: Come help us close out the Kettle Kickoff charity drive – we’ve got ‘Olaf’ your Christmas cheer right here
Last year, our newspaper was asked to participate in the Salvation Army’s Kettle Kickoff. We were all ready. But I was especially ready. Dressed as Santa, the generosity I saw …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
As her 9-year-old daughter’s legs sagged under her new backpack and school supplies, a big weight was lifted from Erica Durbin’s shoulders.
Sun., June 24, 2018
A rapid rehousing program started by the Salvation Army Nampa Corps has housed 20 families since it launched last fall.
Sun., Feb. 25, 2018
Attendees at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Salvation Army’s new building in Washougal whooped and applauded Saturday as members of the nonprofit and community lauded the efforts it took to …
Thu., Dec. 7, 2017
An anonymous donor put $10,000 in a Salvation Army kettle in Portland.
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017
The Salvation Army is asking for volunteer donors for its annual Christmas Adopt a Family program
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
The Salvation Army will ring in the holiday season Friday with the launch of its annual red kettle campaign.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
For its eighth year, the Salvation Army has distributed backpacks and school supplies to Spokane families in need.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
School days are right around the corner, triggering several events focused on helping parents outfit their children with appropriate supplies, clothes and community resources.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017
Nine people in Spokane County have been diagnosed with mumps, prompting the Spokane Regional Health District to offer a free vaccination clinic Jan. 11.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
A donor who wishes to remain anonymous dropped a $10,000 check into a Salvation Army kettle in western Pennsylvania.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
A Salvation Army worker has found a gold coin amid contributions collected in Montana.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
Morgan Theobald wants spy equipment for Christmas. In fact, when she grows up, she’d like to join the ranks of James Bond and Ethan Hunt in international espionage. Why?
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
$96,002 and counting: Big donor dropping many wads of $100 bills in Salvation Army kettles in Minnesota
Fat wads of $100 bills are showing up yet again in Salvation Army red kettles in the Twin Cities, and officials with the charity said Wednesday they remain stumped about …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
But the community is in the midst of a robust response to the problem of homelessness, and keeping the shelters open continuously is part of the plan.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The Salvation Army in Spokane is hiring Red Kettle Bell ringers for the holiday season.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
The Salvation Army is hiring part-time, non-exempt visitation monitors who can provide supervision of visits between children and their parents at the Salvation Army campus, 222 E. Indiana Ave.
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016
First “Salvationists” arrived in Spokane on Aug. 22, 1891. The corp will make the occasion with a dinner at the site of their former local offices.
Sat., July 16, 2016
A reporter and photographer spent a jolly – although bittersweet – afternoon at the Salvation Army Home for Women and Maternity Hospital, at 3422 W. Garland.
Tue., Nov. 3, 2015
The Salvation Army will opening its warming center for the first time this season tonight.