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Apr 18, 2016, 07:15 ET A Life Changing Experience For Western PA Needy Kids- Salvation Army's Camp Allegheny And Retreat Center Gearing Up For Summer Season

 The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania is gearing up for its 2016 camping season. The organization's 110-acre Camp Allegheny and...


Feb 16, 2016, 07:15 ET New "Man In A Box" In Downtown Pittsburgh - Drawing Attention To The Issue of Homelessness and The Salvation Army

 For the past two years, during some of the coldest weeks in winter, Pittsburgh based radio station 100.7 Star partnered with The Salvation...


Jan 07, 2016, 07:15 ET Last Minute Surge In Donations Helped The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Division Reach Its Goal Of Over $2.6 Million -- But 10 Of The 39 Worship And Service Centers Fell Short And Still Need Help

With over a half a million dollars left to raise in only one week prior to Christmas, The Salvation Army's Western PA Division was a little...


Dec 22, 2015, 12:25 ET The Salvation Army of Western PA Depending on Generosity of Last Minute Shoppers to Reach Red Kettle Christmas Campaign Goal - Over a Half Million Dollars Shy of Mark

As of the last official count as of the end of last week, The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Division's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign is...


Dec 16, 2015, 07:15 ET Another Week Into The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Christmas Campaign Shows Marked Improvement, But Several Areas Are Not Even Close to Last Year's Totals

 One can only speculate the effect the warmer weather has had on contributions to The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Christmas Campaign thus far...


Nov 24, 2015, 07:15 ET Bells Ringing Signify Official Start Of Salvation Army Red Kettle Christmas Campaign - Goals Are Lofty - Needs Are Great

 The day after Thanksgiving marks the day when The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania's 40 Worship and Service Centers, 10 Service Centers...


Sep 28, 2015, 12:00 ET New Castle Salvation Army Disaffiliating with United Way of Lawrence County

In a meeting with United Way officials in New Castle this morning, the leadership of The New Castle Salvation Army delivered the news that they...


Aug 31, 2015, 16:16 ET The Amazing Race becomes "The Most Amazing Race" when it's done 'Burgh Style

 The Salvation Army's 7th Annual Most Amazing Race, presented this year by UnitedHealthcare, will take place on Saturday, September 12th. ...


Aug 21, 2015, 11:09 ET Starting at 12 Noon EDT Today - Great Deals on One of a Kind Items

 Shop until you drop in the convenience of your own home and provide new winter outerwear for area needy kids and seniors.  More than 450...


Aug 04, 2015, 07:15 ET 800 Needy Western PA Salvation Army Kids To Return To School In Style Thanks To Huntington Bank Backpack Program

 Huntington Bank cares about giving back to its communities in a direct hands-on way.  For the seventh consecutive year, through the...


Jul 17, 2015, 07:15 ET Adult Carnival "FUN- raiser" at Carnegie Coffee Company- July 25th

 For nearly 90 years The Salvation Army has been supporting Carnegie and the surrounding communities with comprehensive social services. This...


Jun 25, 2015, 08:49 ET Over 15,000 Officers And Salvationists From Around The World, Including Western Pa, Will Celebrate The Salvation Army's 150Th Anniversary With An International Congress In London

 The Salvation Army will officially be celebrating its 150th Anniversary by holding International Congress July 1st through July 5th, 2015, at...


Mar 17, 2015, 07:15 ET Get Great Deals on Fabric, Notions, and Crafts and Help Your Neighbors In Need at The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary 27th Annual Fabric Fair

 Support The Salvation Army and get some bargains for yourself at The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary Fabric Fair. This annual event, now...


Feb 17, 2015, 07:15 ET "Man In A Box" In Downtown Pittsburgh - For The Second Year, 100.7 Star Host Braves The Cold To Draw Attention To Homelessness And The Salvation Army

 During one of the coldest weeks of the winter in February of 2014, 100.7 Star partnered with The Salvation Army, Highwoods Properties,...


Jan 23, 2015, 07:15 ET The Salvation Army Of Western PA Thanks The Public And the Media, As Well As Technology, For A Successful 2014 Red Kettle Christmas Campaign

 Major William H. Bode, The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Divisional Commander, is very grateful that divisionally, the 2014 Red Kettle...


Jan 22, 2015, 07:15 ET Enjoy an Evening of "Magical Moments" with 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 some "Magical Moments" with elegant sit-down dining and unparalleled views at Pittsburgh's renowned LeMont Restaurant. Thanks to...


Jan 07, 2015, 15:30 ET Last Minute Surge In Donations Helped The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Division Reach Its Goal Of $2,487,000 -- But 10 Of The 39 Worship And Service Centers Fell Short And Still Need Help

Only three days before Christmas, The Salvation Army's Western PA Division was more than $394,000 behind its Red Kettle Christmas Campaign...


Dec 23, 2014, 11:26 ET The Salvation Army of Western PA Depending on the Generosity of Last Minute Shoppers and Online Donors to Reach Red Kettle Christmas Campaign Goal - Over $394,000 Needed to Hit the Mark

With Christmas only two days away, The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Division's Red Kettle Christmas Campaign is $394,170.67 behind its...


Dec 17, 2014, 07:15 ET The Salvation Army Western PA Division Must Raise Over $975,000 In The Next 7 Days In Order To Reach Its Red Kettle Christmas Campaign Goal

With only seven fundraising days remaining, The Salvation Army's Western Pennsylvania Division's Red Christmas Kettle Campaign is $975,974.33...


Dec 10, 2014, 07:15 ET The Salvation Army's Western PA Red Kettle Christmas Campaign at only 41% of goal with just two weeks to go until Christmas

 This is the time of year when thoughts turn to all that needs done in preparation for the holidays, and a sense of urgency sets in.  For...


Dec 03, 2014, 10:30 ET Over Half Of Red Kettle Christmas Campaigns Throughout The Western PA Division Of The Salvation Army Lagging Behind

 While some locations within the 28 counties of Western PA Division of The Salvation Army got off to a good start with their Red Kettle...


Nov 25, 2014, 07:15 ET Starting This Friday, The Western PA Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Begins, Ringing Out With Hope For Public's Generosity

"Black Friday" is a day of hope for the nation's retailers, all aiming to reach those daunting and sometimes elusive sales goals.  For The...


Nov 24, 2014, 07:15 ET Wendy's Restaurants Team up with The Salvation Army and WTAE Channel 4's Project Bundle-Up -Customers Can Help Keep Kids and Seniors Warm

 As we've recently felt the chill of cold winter weather throughout the region, it's more important than ever to remember that there are many...


Nov 17, 2014, 07:15 ET Thanks To Mattress Firm, Christmas Is Coming Early For The Residents Of The Salvation Army's Family Caring Center Shelter In East Liberty

 We all know the difference that a good night's rest can make.   The Salvation Army and Mattress Firm are combining their efforts to...


Nov 07, 2014, 07:15 ET 100.7 Star And The Salvation Army Once Again Join Forces To Help The Homeless With The "Man in a Box Sleeping Bag" Drive

This past February, during one of the coldest weeks of the winter, 100.7 Star partnered with The Salvation Army to raise awareness of family...