The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division Allegheny County Media Calendar of Events 2012

This calendar is updated on a regular basis and posted on www.salvationarmy-wpa.org.

To Register for Assistance, Volunteer or Donate, Contact the Person Named at the End of Each Entry that Interests You.

CARNEGIE, Pa., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division:

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Now thru December 24- Daily from 10:00 am thru 10:00 pm – Christmas Red Kettle Season
More than 100 kettles are placed at various sites throughout Allegheny County with a goal of $785,000. Check The Salvation Army's website for exact locations and how to give online at OnlineRedKettle.com Vector Security, Columbia Gas and 3WS Radio are the official kettle sponsors. Additional volunteers and kettle sites are always needed.

To volunteer: Call Jocelyn Karsesnick, Volunteer Director @ 412-446-1637

Media inquiries: Ginny Knor, Director Marketing/PR @ 412-446-1642

Now through November 12- Jason's Cheesecake Company Selling Pumpkin and New Your Cheesecake in a Jar for Project Bundle-Up
Jason's Cheesecake Company has partnered up with Project Bundle-Up to sell cheesecake in a jar. For every jar of cheesecake (made and ready to eat) you purchase, $1.00 will be donated to Project Bundle-Up. Each jar costs $5.00. Orders can be shipped (in increments of 5 jars) or picked-up (in any increment) on November 18th from 12PM-3PM at our Jason's Cheesecake Company. For more information, visit http://www.jasonscheesecakecompany.com.

Now thru December 5 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 am thru 3:00 pm (closed 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm) - Homewood/Brushton Worship and Service Center Christmas Assistance Applications 
Applicants must bring photo identification, proof of income, social security cards, proof of residence, and proof of each member in family. 

Homewood/Brushton Worship and Service Center @ 8020 Frankstown Avenue 

Captain Vangerl Dupigny, Homewood Commanding Officer @ 412-242-1434

Now thru December 6  on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 am thru 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm thru 2:00 pm – Northside Worship and Service Christmas Assistance Applications
Applicants must bring photo i.d. with current address, a utility bill with current address, birth certificates for all children to age 13, proof of each member of the family, and proof of income.

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

Now thru December 7-Steel Valley Worship and Service Center-Applications are being taken for Project Bundle-Up and Christmas Assistance 
Call for dates, times, details.

The Salvation Army Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue , Pittsburgh

Captains James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

Now thru December 7 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am thru 2:00 pm – Westside Worship and Service Christmas Assistance Applications 
Applicants must bring photo identification, proof of income, proof of residence, and proof of each member in family. 

Westside Worship and Service Center @ 1821 Broadhead Fording Road, Pittsburgh

Lieutenants Chaz and Yulanda Williams, Westside Commanding Officers @ 412-921-9780

Now thru December 14 – Adopt-A-Family Holiday Program
Sponsors are now in the process of selecting and purchasing holiday gifts for needy families in Allegheny County.  Sponsors are matched through a Salvation Army social worker to an approved family who is in a crisis situation. 

Gifts will be collected at the Broad Street location @ 6017 Broad Street, East Liberty, 15206 from December 1-16. Gifts will be distributed from December 1st through December 22nd from 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm from the same location. 

Martha McCully, Social Services Department, Adopt-A-Family Program @ 412-362-0891 x 104

Now thru December 24 – Northside Worship and Service Center Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
Volunteers Needed!20 Kettle sites throughout the Northside/North Hills help raise funds for the ongoing work of The Army.  Goal is $135,000

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

Now thru December 24 - Allegheny Valley Kettle Volunteers Needed!
Salvation Army Allegheny Valley Worship and Service Center @ 917 Brackenridge Avenue, Brackenridge
Captains Rickie and Pamela Armour, Allegheny Valley Commanding Officers @ 724-224-6310

Now thru December 24 - Westside Kettle Volunteers Needed! 
Salvation Army Westside Worship and Service Center @ 1821 Broadhead Fording Road, Pittsburgh

Lieutenants Chaz and Yulanda Williams, Westside Commanding Officers @ 412-921-9780

Now thru December 24 – Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Pittsburgh Homewood/Brushton Worship and Service Center
Volunteers Needed!help raise funds for the ongoing work of The Army.  Goal $75,000

Salvation Army Homewood Worship and Service Center @ 8020 Frankstown Road , Pittsburgh

Captain Vangerl Dupigny, Homewood Commanding Officer @ 412-242-1434

Tuesdays in November from 9:00 am thru 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm thru 3:00 pm - McKeesport Christmas Assistance Application for Food and Toys  
Sign-ups for families in need.  Must bring photo identification, proof of income, and expenses.

Salvation Army McKeesport Worship and Service Center @ 812 Walnut Street, McKeesport

Majors Sean and Andrea Barton, McKeesport Commanding Officers @ 412-673-6627

November 1-30 - Bikes for Kids with Kraynick's Bike Shop
Thanks to the collection and repair efforts of Jerry Kraynick and his shop, local families will receive a bike for their child in addition to other Christmas Assistance that The Salvation Army is able to provide to them.  Bike donations will be accepted at Kraynick's Bike Shop @ 5003 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA during the month of November.  These will then be distributed at our Worship and Service Centers throughout Allegheny County in time for Christmas.

Leah Horcholic, Treasures for Children Coordinator, (412) 446-1534

November 9, 10, 16 and 17 – The Holly and The Ivy Craft Shows
23 years of selling quality handmade arts and crafts. All proceeds of the $3 door donation to benefit Project Bundle-Up - www.hollyivy.com  Locations: Four Points Sheraton in Cranberry Twp - on November 9th from 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm and November 10th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.  Also, on November 16th from 11:00 am - 9:00 pm and November 17th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Seven Oaks Country Club in Beaver PA

Melissa Fereday, Project Bundle-Up Director @ 412-446-1639

November 10 thru December 24 – Bell Ringers will Man their Kettles in the Downtown Area and in the South Hills
The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple Corps @ 1060 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh

Laurette Underwood @ 412-207-2127

November 12-  Red Kettle Campaign 2012 begins!!! – Braddock Worship and Service Center Help the Braddock Salvation Army reach their 2012 goal by volunteering to ring the bell at one of our kettle sites. Groups, churches, organizations and individuals are encouraged to volunteer. To volunteer, or for more information, please contact

Captain Christopher and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ 412-271-2407

November 14 at 10:00 am – Bottom Dollar Food Turkey Truck Delivery
Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters  @ 700 North Bell Avenue, Carnegie

The discount grocery retailer will be distributing 300 turkeys from the Western Pennsylvania Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters to Salvation Army staff to support its eleven Allegheny County Thanksgiving Dinners. 

Media inquiries: Ginny Knor, Director Marketing/PR @ 412-446-1642

November 15  at 4:30 pm - East Liberty Family Caring Center Bottom Dollar Food Thanksgiving Dinner for Residents  
The Family Caring Center will prepare and serve a Thanksgiving Dinner for its residents.   

Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X103

November 15 at 6:00 pm8:00 pm – Westside Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food  Thanksgiving Community Dinner 
Salvation Army Westside Worship and Service Center @ 1821 Broadhead Fording Road, Pittsburgh                                                                                                      

Lieutenants Chaz and Yulanda Williams, Westside Commanding Officers @ 412-921-9780

November 16 from 11:00 am thru 1:00 pm - Pittsburgh Tree Lighting Ceremony 
The Salvation Army's downtown Pittsburgh Temple Corps joins in the festivities on the portico of the City County Building.  Donations of toys and food will be accepted. Enjoy holiday music.

Majors Paul and Sherrylynn Moore, Pittsburgh Temple Commanding Officers @ 412-207-2127

November 16 from 6:00 pm thru 8:00 pm – Downtown Pittsburgh Light-Up Night
A group of Pittsburgh Temple Corps Musicians will play Christmas Music outside of Macy's Downtown location.

Majors Paul and Sherrylynn Moore, Pittsburgh Temple Commanding Officers @ 412-207-2127

November 16 at 6:30 pm – Homewood Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food Thanksgiving Community Dinner
Salvation Army Homewood Worship and Service Center @ 8020 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh                                                                                                      Captain Vangerl Dupigny, Homewood Commanding Officers @ 412-242-1434

November  17, December 1, 8 - Shredding One Bundle at a Time for Project Bundle-Up
Business Records Management LLC has partnered up with Project Bundle-Up to hold shred events in the Erie, Johnstown and Pittsburgh territories where they will collect important papers, documents, etc. to be securely shredded in exchange for a monetary donation. Locations: West Mifflin Wal-Mart and Cranberry Township Wal-Mart on- November 17th from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Erie Harborcreek Wal-Mart- on December 1st from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Business Records Management Johnstown and North Side, Robinson Wal-Mart and Ross Park Mall- on December 8th from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Melissa Fereday, Project Bundle-Up Director @ 412-446-1639

November 17 at 8:30 am – East Liberty Family Caring Center Breakfast For Residents
The East Liberty Kiwanis Club will prepare and serve a homemade breakfast at Family Caring Center for their families @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X 103

November 18 at 4:00 pm - 6PM – Allegheny Valley Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Call to reserve your spot!
Salvation Army Allegheny Valley Worship and Service @ 917 Brackenridge Avenue, Brackenridge
Captains Rickie and Pamela Armour, Allegheny Valley Commanding Officers @ 724-224-6310

November 18  at 1:00 pm -3pm – Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food Community Thanksgiving Dinner
Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service @ 1060 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh
Majors Paul and Sherrylyn Moore, Pittsburgh Temple Commanding Officers @ 412-207-2127

November 20 from 6:00 pm thru 8:00 pm – Steel Valley Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food Thanksgiving Dinner
The Salvation Army Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue, Homestead

Captain James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

November 22 @ 12:00 pm thru 1:00 pm – McKeesport Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food Holiday Dinner 
Volunteers needed to help prepare, serve meal to city's homeless.  Volunteers needed to clean up, also.

Salvation Army McKeesport Worship and Service Center @ 812 Walnut Street, McKeesport

Majors Sean and Andrea Barton, McKeesport Commanding Officers @ 412-673-6627

November 22-  Braddock Worship and Service Center Bottom Dollar Food Community Thanksgiving Meal.
The Braddock Salvation Army will be holding a Thanksgiving meal, on Thanksgiving Day, from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Hot Turkey with all of the trimmings will be served. Volunteer space is limited, so call ASAP to join us in serving the less fortunate of our community. All are welcome to join us for a wonderful meal.

Captain Christopher and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ 412-271-2407

November 25-  Braddock Worship and Service Center Hanging of the Greens service @ 6:00PM  
All are invited as we decorate the Braddock Salvation Army for Christmas. The evening will begin with a traditional hanging of the greens service, followed by decorating. The evening will end with hot chocolate, cookies and a Christmas carol Sing-a-long. Join us as we discover the "reason for the season." For more information, call 412-271-2407.

Captain Christopher and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ 412-271-2407

November 26 thru December 31 – Wendy's® Frosty Key Tag Promotion
Buy a key tag and make a difference!  Key tags are available for sale for just $1.00 at area Wendy's® restaurants.  Buy a tag and get a full year of free Jr. Frosties.  Proceeds benefit The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign and the American Red Cross.  Buy a great stocking stuffer and support area needy families.

Ginny Knor, Director Marketing/PR @ 412-446-1642

November 30 and December 1 – PPG Annual Toy Drive Pickup
For more than 30 years, PPG employees have helped to support more than 2,600 children annually.  Toys will be picked up from the below PPG locations and transported to The Salvation Army's Green Tree Warehouse, located @ 820 Parish Street.

November 30 @ 7:30 am – Trucks leave to pick-up toys at the following PPG sites: Allison Park CNR @ 4325 Rosanna Drive in Allison Park, Harmarville Glass Research @ Guys Run Road in Harmar Township, Springdale Research @ 151 Colfax Street in Springdale and PPG Architectural Coatings @ 5500 Corporate Drive in McCandless.

December 1@ 7:30 am – Trucks load toys at PPG Wintergarden loading dock, downtown Pittsburgh just off of 4th Avenue.

Leah Horcholic, Treasures for Children Coordinator, 412-446-1534

December 2 at 10:00 am – Steel Valley Worship and Service Center First Sunday in Advent Worship Service
The Salvation Army Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue, Homestead

Captain James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

December 2 at 11:00 am – Northside Worship and Service Center First Sunday in Advent Worship Service  
Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 2, 9, 16, and 23 at 11:00 am – Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center Advent Worship Services
Services at Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center @ 1060 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Sherrylynn Moore, Commanding Officers @ 412-207-2127

December 2 at 6:00 pm- East Liberty Family Caring Center Decorating Christmas Trees
Families at The Family Caring Center will be decorating individual Christmas trees for their rooms.  This event will be hosted by The Garbage Bag Gala Committee and Volunteers.

Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X103

December 4 at 6:00 pm – Allegheny County Annual Doing the Most Good Dinner
Sheraton Station Square

A special evening featuring, Chris Hoke, Pittsburgh Steelers alum and honoring Vector Security with the Nehemiah Award for their long-time support; FedEx Ground with the Community Services Award; and Peoples Natural Gas with a Project Bundle-Up Award.  Alby Oxenreiter, Sports Anchor, WPXI Channel 11 will serve as the evening's master of ceremonies.

Ginny Knor, Director Marketing/PR @ 412-446-1642

December 5 at 6:00 pm - Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center,

Women's Ministry Annual Christmas Cookie Swap, open to women ages 16 and up.

The Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center @ 1060 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh

Contact Laurette Underwood @ 412-207-2127

December 6 - 12 noon thru 3:00 pmMcKeesport – Operation Santa Claus Food Boxes
The Salvation Army McKeesport Worship and Service Center @ 821 Walnut Street, McKeesport

Majors Sean and Andrea Barton, McKeesport Commanding Officers @ 412-673-6627

December 7 from 9  thru 10:00 am – Highmark Adopt-A-Family Toy Pickup
Local families will receive a complete holiday, courtesy of Highmark employees.  Toys will be gathered together at Highmark's 5th Avenue Place location.  The items are then taken to The Salvation Army's Warehouse @ 820 Parish Street, Green Tree.

Leah Horcholic, Treasures for Children Coordinator, 412-446-1534

December 7 – 26th Annual Project Bundle-Up Telethon 
Tune in to WTAE-TV Channel 4 for a day and evening of special appearances from Project Bundle-Up's biggest fans. Phone in and support the 17 hour phone-a-thon to raise funds to purchase new winter outerwear for needy kids and seniors throughout The Salvation Army's 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division.

Melissa Fereday, Project Bundle-Up Director @ 412-446-1639

December 7 at 10:30 am – Northside Worship and Service Center Community Cares Ministry
Join The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Northside Worship and Service Center as we visit Sky View Terrace. A short Christmas message will be followed by Christmas Carols and the presentation of Christmas gifts for all residents. 

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321- 0209

December 8 at 1:00 pm- East Liberty Family Caring Center Holiday Party
Holiday Party for the families of The Salvation Army FCC, hosted by Allegheny County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X103

December 9 at 10:00 am – Steel Valley Worship and Service Center Second Sunday in Advent Worship Service
Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue, Homestead

Captain James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

December 9 at 11:00 am – Northside Worship and Service Center Second Sunday in Advent Worship Service
Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 10 thru December 14 from 9:00 am thru 8:00 pm – Treasures for Children Toy Deliveries, Pick-Ups and Sorting
Volunteers pack sort and arrange for more than 40,000 toys to be delivered throughout Allegheny County.  The Greater Pittsburgh Women's Auxiliary, members of the local US Coast Guard, Boy Scout Troop #143 and a variety of other volunteers from the area will provide support during this week.  Sorting and collection will take place at The Salvation Army's Warehouse, located @ 820 Parish Street, Green Tree.  Leah Horcholic, Treasures for Children Coordinator, 412-446-1534

December 11 & 12 from 9:00 am thru 4:00 pm – Accounting firm Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman, LLC play integral role in Treasures for Children toy program.
Volunteers from the accounting firm Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman, LLC assist each year in the Treasures for Children program.  As sponsors they purchase gifts for an average of 50 children annually and as volunteers they work at half staff in their office for two days each year to devote a minimum of 20 volunteers each day to our massive toy sorting for Allegheny County.  In addition, Horovitz, Rudoy & Roteman, LLC provide lunch for volunteers the two days they are on hand at The Salvation Army's Green Tree Warehouse, located at 820 Parish Street, Pittsburgh.

Leah Horcholic, Treasures for Children Coordinator, 412-446-1534

December 11 from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm- Northside Worship and Service Center Women's Ministries "Home League" Christmas Party
Prayer, Christmas luncheon, inspirational Christmas message from Major Barbara Mason, Christmas caroling and gifts distributed to our faithful "Home League" members.

Major Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officer @ 412-321-0290

December 13 thru December 15 from 10:00 am thru 4:00 pmHomewood/Brushton Worship and Service Center Toy Sorting for Needy Children
Volunteers sort thru and prepare toys for December 14th thru 16th distribution to area needy children at

The Salvation Army Homewood Worship and Service Center @ 8020 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh

Captain Vangerl Dupigny, Commanding Officer @ 412-242-1434

December 13, 14, 17, 18, 19  9:00 am thru 3:00 pm – McKeesport Toy Sorting
The Salvation Army McKeesport Worship and Service Center @ 821 Walnut Street, McKeesport

Majors Sean and Andrea Barton, McKeesport Commanding Officers @ 412-673-6627

December 14-  9:00 am thru 9:00 pm – 3WS Radio/Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign
The Mall at Robinson, 100 Robinson Centre Drive – Lower level, outside of JCPenney, in front of Starbucks.
Sponsored by Vector Security and Columbia Gas, enjoy celebrity appearances and special treats to promote The Salvation Army's Christmas season in Allegheny County. Live broadcast hosted by 3WS personalities Sheri VanDyke, Jonny Hartwell and Mike Frazer.
Ginny Knor, Divisional Director of Marketing/PR @ 412-446-1642

December 15  at 8:30 am - East Liberty Family Caring Center Breakfast for Residents 
The East Liberty Kiwanis Club and Volunteers from The Barack Obama Academy Of International Studies will make and serve a homemade breakfast to the families of the Family Caring Center.  

Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X103

December 16 at 10:00 am – Steel Valley Worship and Service Center Third Sunday in Advent Worship Service
Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue, Homestead

Captains James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

December 16 at 11:00 am- Northside Worship and Service Center Third Sunday in Advent Worship Service
Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 16 at 12:45 pm – Northside Worship and Service Center Community Cares Visit to Kindred Hospital
Join us for a time of Caroling and Christmas Gift distribution.

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 17 thru December 19  from 9:00 am thru 4:00 pm - Organize and Set Up for Northside Worship and Service Center Christmas Toy Distribution
Volunteers are needed to help!                          

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 17 thru 19 from 10:00 am thru 4:00 pm– Allegheny Valley Worship and Service Center Toy Sort
Volunteers needed!!!
Salvation Army Allegheny Valley Worship and Service @ 917 Brackenridge Avenue, Brackenridge
Captains Rickie and Pamela Armour, Allegheny Valley Commanding Officers @ 724-224-6310

December 18 & December 19-  Christmas Distribution @ 9:00AM For those who have signed-up for our Christmas assistance, toys and food will be distributed for the Christmas Holiday. Please refer to your appointment cards for specific date and time.

Captain Christopher and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ 412-271-2407


December 19 thru December 21 from 10:00 am thru 2:00 pm – Westside Worship and Service Center Holiday Toy Distribution
The Salvation Army Westside Worship and Service Center @ 1821 Broadhead Fording Road, Pittsburgh

Lieutenants Chaz and Yulanda Williams, Westside Commanding Officers @ 412-921-9780

December 19, 20 and 21 from 10:00 am thru 4:00 pm – Allegheny Valley Worship and Service Center Holiday Toy and Food Distribution
Volunteers are needed to help! Salvation Army Allegheny Valley Worship and Service Center @ 917 Brackenridge Avenue, Brackenridge
Captains Rickie and Pamela Armour, Allegheny Valley Commanding Officers @ 724-224-6310

December 20, 21 - 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm – McKeesport Holiday Toy and Food Distribution
The Salvation Army McKeesport Worship and Service Center @ 821 Walnut Street, McKeesport

Majors Sean and Andrea Barton, McKeesport Commanding Officers @ 412-673-6627

December 20  and 21 from 9:00 am thru 3:00 pm – Pittsburgh Northside Worship and Service Center Christmas Toy and Food Distribution
Volunteers are needed to help!

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 21  at 4:30 pm – East Liberty Family Caring Center Christmas Dinner 
Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X 103

December 23  at 10:00 am – Steel Valley Worship and Service Center Fourth Sunday in Advent Worship Service

Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue, Homestead

Captains James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

December 23 @ 11:00AM  - Braddock Worship and Service Center Christmas Celebration
All are invited to come and enjoy a wonderful program filled with the creative arts. Join us as we worship together in dance, song, drama and timbrels. The Braddock Salvation Army Youth Music groups will perform. Program will be followed by lunch.

Captain Christopher Blessing and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ (412)271-2407

December 23  at 11:00 am – Northside Worship and Service Center Fourth Sunday in Advent Worship Service
Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321-0290

December 23 at 6:00 pm- East Liberty Family Caring Center Christmas Party
The Family Caring Center residents will be treated to a holiday party, hosted by volunteers from the Garbage Bag Gala Committee.  This is a private event for families in FCC.

Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X103

December 24 at 6:00PM -  Braddock Worship and Service Center Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
Everyone is cordially invited to a beautiful candlelight service. Come and worship with us! We'd love to have you.

Captain Christopher Blessing and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ (412)271-2407

December 25 at 7:30 AM - East Liberty Family Caring Center Christmas Morning Breakfast and Toy and Gift Distribution
The residents of The Family Caring Center will be enjoy a Holiday Breakfast and receive gifts. This event is will be hosted by The Salvation Army.

Family Caring Center @ 6017 Broad Street, Pittsburgh

Major Asenath Clarke, FCC Director @ 412-362-0891 X103

December 25 from 11:00 AM thru 2:00 PM – 27th Annual Salvation Army Christmas Day Dinners
Over 2,000 of our neediest neighbors will be served a first-rate holiday dinner with all the trimmings.  Participating hosts are:  The Omni William Penn, The Sheraton Station Square, The Pittsburgh Renaissance and the University of Pittsburgh (12:00-noon thru 2:00 pm).  More than 300 volunteers assist in serving.  Limited opportunities are still available.  This is the 27th year of this program. 

To volunteer:  Mark Zabierek, Christmas Day Hotel Dinners Coordinator @ 412-362-0891 x 106

Media inquiries:  Ginny Knor, Marketing/PR Director @ 412-446-1642

December 31  at Noon - Steel Valley Worship and Service Center New Years Eve Watchnight Service
Steel Valley Worship and Service Center @ 104 East 9th Avenue, Homestead

Captains James and Lori Brown, Steel Valley Commanding Officers @ 412-461-2460

December 31 at 4:00 pm- Northside Worship and Service Center- New Year's Eve Celebration and Watchnight Service
Public is warmly welcomed to join in fellowship!

Northside Worship and Service Center @ 100 West North Avenue, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Barbara Mason, Northside Corps Commanding Officers @ 412-321-3421

December 31 at 6:00PM  - Braddock Worship and Service Center New Year's Watchnight Service
Bring in the New Year with games, fun, food, fellowship and worship. All are invited. For more information, call (412) 271-2407.

Captain Christopher and Jennifer Blessing, Braddock Commanding Officers @ 412-271-2407

December 31 at 6:00 PM- Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center Watchnight Service
Public is invited to join in the fellowship.

The Salvation Army Pittsburgh Temple Worship and Service Center @ 1060 McNeilly Road, Pittsburgh

Majors Paul and Sherrylynn Moore, Commanding Officers @ 412-207-2127

December 31 at 6:00 pm – Westside Worship and Service Center Watchnight Service
Public is invited to join in fellowship.                          

The Salvation Army Westside Worship and Service Center @ 1821 Broadhead Fording Road, Pittsburgh 

Lieutenants Chaz and Yulanda Williams, Westside Commanding Officers @ 412-921-9780

December 31 from 9:00 pm thru 12:00 midnight - Homewood Worship and Service Center New Year's Eve Celebration and Watchnight Service
Fun for all ages!  Let's ring the night in singing praises to Jesus. Food, games and more.

The Salvation Army Homewood Worship and Service Center @ 8020 Frankstown Avenue, Pittsburgh

Captain Vangerl Dupigny, Homewood Commanding Officers @ 412-242-1434

January 1 at 8:00 am – Annual Polar Bear Jump Down at the Mon-Warf Parking Garage
Join us on the Mon Wharf at 8:00 am to Freeze for a Reason. Contact us, if you would like to be a T-shirt sponsor for Project Bundle-Up. T-shirts can also be purchased on-line at www.projectbundleup.com, for $20.00. T-shirts and refreshments will be sold at the annual Polar Bear Jump. All proceeds benefit Project Bundle-Up.

Emily Bell, Project Bundle-Up Assistant @ 412-446-1638

SOURCE Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division




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