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The Salvation Army USA National Fact Sheet - Oklahoma Tornadoes
The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) is providing food, beverage, and spiritual support to survivors and first responders following the severe tornado activity in Moore, OK and surrounding impacted areas on May 20. Read More.
The Salvation Army USA National Fact Sheet - Oklahoma Tornadoes
The Salvation Army's Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) is providing food, beverage, and spiritual support to survivors and first responders following the severe tornado activity and damage in Oklahoma yesterday and today. Read More.
The Salvation Army USA National Fact Sheet - Boston Marathon
The Salvation Army is providing support to survivors and first responders in Boston, Massachusetts, following the explosions that occurred near the Boston Marathon finish line yesterday, which resulted in at least three deaths and left more than 140 people injured. Read more.
Donors Help Salvation Army's 122nd Red Kettle Campaign Set New Fundraising Record Despite Tragedy and Economic Woes
The generosity of donors in America once again helped The Salvation Army reach a new record through its 2012 Red Kettle Campaign - $148.7 million collected through nickels, dimes, quarters and dollars (and the occasional diamond ring or gold tooth). Read More.
Salvation Army Appoints New National Spokesperson
Commissioner William Roberts, National Commander of The Salvation Army, announced today Major Ron Busroe has been appointed Community Relations and Development Secretary for The Salvation Army's National Headquarters in the United States. Read More.
Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Kicks Off with Music Superstar Kenny Chesney at Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game
Four-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, Kenny Chesney, will kick-off The Salvation Army's 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign with a LIVE performance at Cowboys Stadium during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game against the Washington Redskins at 3:15PM (CT) on FOX. Read more.
World Champion Swimmer Nathan Adrian Makes The Salvation Army His "Charity of Choice" this Christmas
The Salvation Army announced today that three-time gold medalist and World Champion swimmer Nathan Adrian will support The Salvation Army as his charity of choice this Christmas season through a variety of online and in-person promotions surrounding the 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign. Read More.
Top Music Stars to Rock the Red Kettle at L.A. LIVE
Get ready to rock while giving back this Christmas season! The Salvation Army is proud to present the third annual Rock the Red Kettle Concert, produced by Specktor Media, featuring a mix of today's top music artists including Owl City, Hot Chelle Rae, Andy Grammer, and Bridgit Mendler. Read More.
Nor'easter May Disrupt Salvation Army Services For Hurricane Sandy
As thousands of people in New York City and throughout the state of New Jersey continue to seek relief assistance nine days following Hurricane Sandy, a powerful nor'easter storm could halt services provided by The Salvation Army and other emergency relief organizations. Read More.
Corporate Donors Pledge Support to The Salvation Army Following Hurricane Sandy
Several of America's leading retailers and corporations today pledged more than $1.4 million in cash and in-kind support to The Salvation Army following "Superstorm" Hurricane Sandy, which struck the East Coast earlier this week. Read More.
Salvation Army Focuses on Feeding and Shelter as Sandy Response Continues
As millions struggle without access to power and other basic services up and down the East Coast, The Salvation Army entered its fifth day of response for Hurricane Sandy. Read More.
Salvation Army Ramps Up Deployment Efforts in Sandy's Wake
As Hurricane Sandy barreled up the East Coast, leaving mass destruction and power outages in its wake, The Salvation Army prepared for a long-term disaster response and recovery operation. Read More.
Salvation Army Begins Service Deployment Ahead of Hurricane Sandy Landfall
As Hurricane Sandy moves on-shore Monday and into Tuesday, The Salvation Army is already beginning feeding operations at shelters along the East Coast. Read More.
Kenny Chesney to Kick-Off 122nd Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
The Salvation Army and the Dallas Cowboys announced today that music superstar and football enthusiast Kenny Chesney will rock Cowboys Stadium on Thanksgiving Day to kick-off The Salvation Army's 122nd annual Red Kettle Campaign. Read More.
The Salvation Army and Owl City Join Forces to Rock the Red Kettle
With the Christmas season fast approaching, pop sensation Owl City is partnering with The Salvation Army for the second annual Rock the Red Kettle Tour to encourage volunteerism and support the Army's upcoming Red Kettle Campaign. Read More.
Salvation Army Continues Service in Gulf Coast Communities Impacted by Isaac
Over the past week, The Salvation Army has provided residents throughout the Gulf Coast region with shelter, food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, which has left thousands in flood-ravaged communities and without power. Read More.
Salvation Army Begins Service Deployment in Gulf Coast Communities
As Tropical Storm Isaac slowly moves northward through Louisiana, Salvation Army personnel are in the early stages of deployment efforts throughout impacted regions along the Gulf Coast. Read More.
Salvation Army Mobilizes Emergency Response Teams Ahead of Hurricane
With Isaac officially upgraded to a category one hurricane, The Salvation Army is mobilizing its emergency response teams and supplies along the Gulf Coast in preparation for landfall. Read more.
Salvation Army Prepares for Hurricane Isaac Landfall on Katrina Anniversary
The Salvation Army is staging emergency response teams and supplies in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and other states as Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico with landfall expected on the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Read More.
Thousands of K - 12 Students Awarded Back-to-School Shopping Spree From Target and The Salvation Army
Beginning today through September 15, more than 12,000 students in need will have the opportunity to shop at Target stores nationwide for school supplies, clothing and other must-have, back-to-school needs. Read More.
Statement in Response to Australian Radio Interview
The Salvation Army in the United States fully and emphatically rejects the statements made by the media director of The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory regarding the LGBT community. The Salvation Army opposes any discrimination, marginalization or persecution of any person. Read more.
Salvation Army Continues Long-Term Recovery in Southern States On One-Year Anniversary of Tornadoes
The Salvation Army continues to provide long-term emergency relief services to the residents whose lives were forever changed following a series of devastating tornadoes that ravaged parts of the southern United States in April 2011. Read more.
Demand for Youth Services Rise at Salvation Army Centers as Recession's Effects Strain Families
The economic recession and its remaining aftershocks throughout American society have had a major impact on American families and youths across the country according to the new report, "Growing Up in a Downturn," released by The Salvation Army today. Read more
The Salvation Army Provides Aid Following Historic Tornadoes
Food, Beverages, and Spiritual and Emotional Care Provided to Those In Need
The Salvation Army continues to provide aid to impacted areas of the Midwest and Southern United States following a historic day that produced more tornadoes than in all of March in past years. Read More.
Community Board and Civic Leaders Join The Salvation Army's National Advisory Board
The Salvation Army's National Commander William A. Roberts announced the installation of nine new members to The Salvation Army's National Advisory Board (NAB), a group of national civic, philanthropic and business leaders who assist the organization in matters ranging from strategic planning to public outreach.
Salvation Army Sets Fundraising Record During 120th Red Kettle Campaign With Help from American Donors
The Salvation Army raised $147.6 million through the 2011 Red Kettle Campaign, marking a new fundraising record for the campaign. The new record, a 3.4 percent increase from 2010, highlights the support of American donors who gave generously despite a continued slow economy. Read More.
Salvation Army Bell Ringers to Attempt World Record with National Bell Ringing Contest
On Thursday, December 15 at noon (ET), 24 Salvation Army volunteer bell ringers in cities across America will compete against each other in an attempt to set a world record for the longest continuous hand bell ringing by an individual. Read More.
Today's Top Young Stars Join Forces to Rock The Red Kettle at Universal CityWalk's 5 Towers Outdoor Concert Venue
The Salvation Army in partnership with Universal CityWalk are proud to present the second annual Rock the Red Kettle Concert, with host Mario Lopez of Extra, featuring a mix of today's top young stars. Read More
Walmart Gives $1 Million to Support The Salvation Army's 120th Red Kettle Campaign
The Walmart Foundation has made a generous donation of $1 million to The Salvation Army to help support the 120th annual Red Kettle Campaign. Read More.
Robert Davi's New Christmas Single "Mistletoe and Holly" to Benefit The Salvation Army
World-renowned actor and recording artist Robert Davi released his re-imagined version of the Christmas classic song, "Mistletoe and Holly" today, to help The Salvation Army provide emergency assistance to the millions of families in need this Christmas season. Read More.
Enrique Iglesias Kicks Off Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
at Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game
Pop superstar and Grammy award winner Enrique Iglesias will perform LIVE for The Salvation Army's 15th annual Red Kettle Kickoff during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game against the Miami Dolphins at 3:15 CST on the CBS television network. Read More.
Salvation Army Red Kettles to Accept Credit Card Payments Via Square in Select Cities
The Salvation Army announced today that it will accept credit-card donations via on-site smartphones equipped with Square credit card readers at its Red Kettles in select cities this Christmas. Read More.