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Jun 01, 2016, 07:15 ET Friday June 3rd Is National Donut Day -More Than Just Deals on Donuts

On Friday, June 3, 2016, and on the first Friday in June each year, National Donut Day is celebrated across the United States.  People go out...


Feb 29, 2016, 07:15 ET Salvation Army's 28th Annual Fabric Fair Moves To New Location- More Space, More Great Bargains!

Patterns, beautiful upholstery, elegant fabric, yarns and notions at discount prices are only a few things in store at the upcoming 28th Annual...


Feb 17, 2014, 07:15 ET Waging War on Homelessness: The Salvation Army and Pittsburgh's 100.7 Star Join Forces for "Man In A Box" Event

It can be easy to forget that homelessness is a daily reality for many people.  As we are preparing for our own family dinners, many others...


Nov 14, 2013, 07:15 ET Hundreds Of Hungry Allegheny County Families To Share In Salvation Army Community Dinners Thanks To Bottom Dollar Food

With need at an all-time high and donations down, annual Salvation Army Thanksgiving Community Dinners often hang in the balance.  But, once...


Nov 13, 2013, 07:15 ET Give Something and Get Something -- Ring in the Christmas Spirit, Join the Fun and Kick Off the Walmart Salvation Army Red Kettle Season in North Versailles

Give something.  Get something.  Join in the fun!  The North Versailles Walmart is ready to ring in The Salvation Army's Christmas...


Nov 04, 2013, 14:01 ET Western PA Salvation Army sets goals for Red Christmas Kettle Campaign

 The Salvation Army is ready to wage war on poverty.  Its 38 Worship and Service Centers, 10 Service Centers and more than 104 Service...


Oct 30, 2013, 15:25 ET Johnstown Salvation Army Dental Center Dedication Slated; Area Families To Receive The Gift Of Dental Health; Lee Initiatives, Inc. Lends Support

 Friday, November 8th is a pivotal day for Johnstown and The Salvation Army.  Affordable, quality dental health is now within the grasp...


Oct 21, 2013, 10:24 ET Turn Your Glad Bags To Glad Rags And Get Ready To Party - 12th Annual Salvation Army Garbage Bag Gala To Feature Local Celeb Models

It's not every day that you see a pedigreed pup share the runway with local celebrities clad in haute couture fashions created from garbage...


Oct 03, 2013, 07:15 ET WPA Salvation Army Announces Annual Dinner Awardees - Pittsburgh Pirates Alum Steve Blass To Speak

Majors William H. and Joan I. Bode, Western Pennsylvania Divisional Leaders of The Salvation Army, are pleased to announce that Pittsburgh Pirates...


Aug 27, 2013, 12:58 ET Free Food, Family Fun And Fellowship -- Northside Salvation Army Worship and Service Center Presents Its First Community Block Party -- Kornwolf's "Freedom Tour" Featured

 Looking for a fun family outing with free food and entertainment?  You are invited to The Salvation Army's Northside Worship and Service...


Aug 15, 2013, 07:15 ET We Have The Space If You Have The Time; Salvation Army "Most Amazing Race" Has a Few Openings; Win Cash, Meet CBS Radio Jocks and CMT Star Samantha Stephens

Hurry and get in on the fun.  If you and a buddy are up for a challenge and the chance to win thousands of dollars, there is still time for a...


Jul 24, 2013, 09:03 ET Beauty and the Backpacks -- Allegheny Valley Salvation Army Celebrates "Back to School Bash" -- UnitedHealthcare Comes on Board

Thanks to the legacy of the late Paul Field, approximately 500 kids will be returning to school in style.  On Saturday, August 10th, from...


Jul 16, 2013, 07:15 ET Salvation Army "Most Amazing Race" Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With New Ways To Win; CBS Radio Jocks Throw Down Gauntlet; CMT Star Samantha Stephens Joins The Fray

Are you up for a challenge and the chance to win thousands of dollars?  If you have what it takes, The Salvation Army wants you!  Be a...


Jul 15, 2013, 07:15 ET Pittsburgh Kids To Return To School In Style Thanks To Mt. Lebanon Schools, Model Cleaners and South Hills Beauty Academy

Thanks to Mt. Lebanon schools, Model Cleaners and South Hills Beauty Academy, South Hills school kids from Mt. Washington to Library, will be going...


Jul 01, 2013, 07:15 ET Jewelry, Signed Sports Items and Much More - The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's Project Bundle-Up Online Auction Moves To August/September

Take your summer vacation and get back in time to shop.  For your convenience, The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's Project Bundle-Up's Annual...


Jun 03, 2013, 07:15 ET Go With the Flow and Support Needy Kids and Seniors -- The Flow Band Slates Show to Benefit Salvation Army and WTAE TV Channel 4's Project Bundle-up

 It is summer concert season and you can join in the fun while supporting needy kids and seniors.  Go with the flow with one of...


May 20, 2013, 10:04 ET Grab A Donut And Your Laptop And Make A Difference; Entenmann's® And The Salvation Army Partner For National Donut Day

 It is the sweetest partnership and you can take a bite!  For the third consecutive year, Entenmann's Bakery, a Bimbo Bakeries USA...


May 13, 2013, 07:15 ET National Salvation Army Week To Be Celebrated With Gift Of $100,000 Disaster Response Unit From FedEx At The 911th Airlift Wing

 On Wednesday, May 15th, in celebration of the 60th National Salvation Army Week, FedEx is donating a custom $100,000 Disaster Response Unit...


Apr 22, 2013, 07:15 ET Salvation Army Camp Allegheny Scores Big Win From Team Depot; World's Largest Home Improvement Retailer Has A Heart For Kids

Giving back is a fundamental value of The Home Depot and a passion for its associates.  Thanks to that generosity and community spirit, many...


Apr 11, 2013, 12:52 ET Golf With Steelers Past And Present And Support Needy Kids And Seniors; Sponsored By Peoples, The Salvation Army And WTAE TV's Project Bundle-up Slates 16th Annual Heath Miller Minigolf Classic

 Join your host, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Heath Miller, for a night of fun and fundraising at The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's 16th Annual...


Mar 13, 2013, 07:15 ET Enjoy an Elegant "Night On The Town" With a Free Dinner at the LeMont and Make A Difference For Needy Kids and Seniors - Annual Salvation Army and WTAE TV's Project Bundle-up Auction Kick-Off Dinner Slated

Join us for a "Night on the Town" and enjoy elegant sit-down dining and unparalleled views at Pittsburgh's renowned LeMont Restaurant, courtesy of...


Feb 27, 2013, 15:02 ET A Life Changing Experience For Nearly 2,000 Western PA Needy Kids: Salvation Army's Camp Allegheny And Retreat Center Gearing Up For Summer Season

 Even though there are still some snowy days ahead, The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania is gearing up for its 2013 camping...


Jan 24, 2013, 10:42 ET 25th Salvation Army Fabric Fair Slated - Do Your Spring Cleaning, Get A Great Bargain And Support Allegheny County Needy Families - Sale Items Needed

Do your spring-cleaning, get a bargain and support your neighbors in need.  Patterns, beautiful upholstery, elegant fabric, yarns and notions...


Jan 14, 2013, 07:15 ET Western PA Salvation Army Red Christmas Kettle Campaign Misses Goal By More Than $270,000 - Public Can Still Help

With 24 of its 39 facilities in deficit, the Western Pennsylvania Salvation Army Division has missed its Red Christmas Kettle Campaign goal by...


Jan 08, 2013, 13:35 ET Rock, Roll And Bundle Up -- "Dive House Union" Slates Show To Benefit Salvation Army And WTAE TV Channel 4's Project Bundle-up

Enjoy the rocking blues of a critically acclaimed band and help clothe needy seniors and children with new winter outerwear.  "Dive House...