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Aug 05, 2014, 07:15 ET

Inaugural Creative Arts Festival Offers Something For Everyone

CARNEGIE, Pa., Aug. 5, 2014 Beading, Embroidery, Jewelry, Wearable Art, Basketry, Calligraphy, Paper Marbling, Painting, Soap Making, Quilting,...

Aug 04, 2014, 07:15 ET
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1,000 Needy Western PA Salvation Army Kids To Return To School In Style Thanks To Huntington Bank Backpack Program

The following is being released by The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division: PHOTO OPS: Thursday, August 7th at two Salvation Army...

Jul 15, 2014, 07:15 ET
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SHOP. DONATE. HELP OTHERS. The Salvation Army And WTAE Channel 4's Project Bundle-Up Online Auction Benefits Needy Kids And Seniors And Gives You Great Deals On Unique Items!

SHOP.  Enjoy your summer vacation and plan to join us on August 29th for online shopping that supports The Salvation Army and WTAE TV's...

Jul 14, 2014, 07:20 ET
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"Fun Runs" Increasing in Popularity - Pittsburgh's "Most Amazing Race" Is No Exception!

Color Runs… Mud Runs… Running for Donuts…. The Bacon Run…  and on and on and on. The latest craze in racing and...

Jul 08, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Levin Furniture And Levin Mattress Stores Celebrate Christmas In July…Help The Salvation Army Get A Jump Start On Providing Toys For Needy Children During The Upcoming Holidays

Current temps in the region don't necessarily bring to mind images of Christmas trees and snowmen, but those who work for The Salvation Army of...

Jul 07, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Be "Totally Cool" And Help Keep Kids And Seniors Totally Warm This Winter! "Totally 80's" Band Slates Concert 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. Enjoy a throwback evening with Pittsburgh's...

Jul 01, 2014, 11:00 ET
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New Kensington Salvation Army Makes the Break -- Westmoreland County United Way Disaffiliation Complete

People are precious to The Salvation Army. The needs and wants of client families, volunteers, staff and donors must be strongly considered when...

May 16, 2014, 07:15 ET

The Salvation Army Of Westmoreland County expresses gratitude; "Thank-A-Thons" and Open Houses slated

The Salvation Army in Westmoreland County has been a shining light to those who desperately need its services.  With dignity and respect, The...

Apr 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Salvation Army to Spend "A Day on the Hill" in Harrisburg

 On Tuesday, May 6, Salvation Army officers from Allentown to York will convene in Harrisburg to share with legislators the work The...

Apr 09, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Golf With Steelers Legends And Support Needy Kids And Seniors - Sponsored By Peoples, The Salvation Army And WTAE TV's Project Bundle-Up Slates 17th 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 17th Annual...

Apr 07, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Every Kid Deserves a Super Summer - The Salvation Army's Camp Allegheny and Retreat Center Gearing Up For Nearly 2,000 Western PA Needy Children

All children deserve a super summer filled with warm life-changing memories. The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania is gearing up for its 2014...

Feb 25, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Praise Pump Fitness- Northside Salvation Army Worship And Service Center Offering An Affordable Healthy Alternative

Looking for a fun way to lose weight, feed your spirit and get healthy without breaking the bank?  Come to The Salvation Army's Northside...

Feb 19, 2014, 07:15 ET
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26th 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...

Feb 17, 2014, 07:15 ET
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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...

Feb 12, 2014, 10:15 ET

The Salvation Army's 123rd Red Kettle Campaign Raises $135.9 Million Nationally

This year's Red Kettle Campaign collected almost $136 million thanks to the support of donors and corporate partners across the country. The...

Jan 22, 2014, 07:15 ET
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Enjoy an Elegant "Warm A Heart Celebration" With a Free Dinner at 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 "Warm A Heart Celebration" and enjoy elegant sit-down dining with unparalleled views at Pittsburgh's renowned LeMont.  Thanks...

Jan 15, 2014, 07:00 ET

Salvation Army Celebrates Record-Breaking Christmas Kettle Campaign

Donor Generosity and Corporate Partners Help Salvation Army Transform Lives TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Contributions from donors throughout...

Jan 10, 2014, 09:16 ET
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Western PA Salvation Army Red Christmas Kettle Campaign Misses Goal; Public Can Still Help

Every Christmas, thousands of families rely on The Salvation Army for a happier holiday.  Although the 28-county Western Pennsylvania...

Dec 20, 2013, 07:00 ET

Walmart Canada Helps Fill the Kettle for The Salvation Army

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - With The Salvation Army's Christmas Kettle Campaign $8 million short of its $21 million goal, the organization is...

Dec 18, 2013, 11:12 ET

Only Six Days and More than 1.2 Million Dollars to Raise - Western Pennsylvania Salvation Army's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign Struggles to Hit Goal

With only six fundraising days left, The Salvation Army's 28 County Western Pennsylvania Division's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign is...