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Salvation Army Donations

Missing Holiday Week Ravaging Salvation Army Kettle Donations

Posted 12.11.2013 | Impact

Last year in Hawaii, the Salvation Army raised almost $1 million through its red kettle campaign. So far this year, it has only raised about $371,0...

National Donut Day Supports Oklahoma Storm Relief

Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.07.2013 | Impact

Today is the 76th annual National Donut Day, during which several franchise and local shops are handing out free goods for a good cause. If you're...

Anonymous Donor Drops Gold Coin In Red Kettle With One Clue

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact

For the eighth year in a row, an anonymous donor has dropped a gold coin, along with the same moving message, into a Salvation Army red kettle. Wha...

Youth Programs In Higher Demand Amid Unemployment, Funding Cuts

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.12.2012 | Education

WASHINGTON — A survey of Salvation Army youth programs in more than 80 cities shows more than eight in 10 programs saw increased demand from chi...

Local Salvation Army Meets Toy Donation Goal Just In Time

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

After reports emerged earlier this month that the Salvation Army was coming up short when it came to toy donations for its Adopt-A-Family program in C...

Holiday Bell Ringer Allegedly Stole $600 In Coins From Donation Kettle

Posted 12.05.2011 | Crime

Quasimodo would be so ashamed of this bell ringer. A donation-collecting volunteer jingled al the way to jail Saturday, after police arrested him ...

Laura Bassett

As Food Demand Rises, Salvation Army Donations Drop

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Due to high numbers of unemployed and underemployed families, more people showed up at Salvation Army programs across the country looking for food in ...

Grocery Chain's Crackdown To Blame For Salvation Army's Donation Drop?

The Washington Post | Paul Schwartzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For more than two decades, bell-ringing Salvation Army volunteers collected donations outside Giant Food stores, a holiday season ritual that gave sho...

Could Anti-Gay Stance Be Hurting The Salvation Army?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Across the Chicago area, the ubiquitous red kettles are a little lighter than they were this time last year. The Salvation Army reports that its Chic...