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May 18, 2015, 11:32 ET

National Study Quantifies Impact of Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers, Underscores Long-term Benefits of Community Investment

 Eleven years after Joan Kroc's historic $1.5 billion bequest to The Salvation Army, 26 Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers are now open...

May 14, 2015, 08:30 ET

CitiGroup and JPMorgan FX Currency Rigging Fiasco Was Not as Negative to Fundamental Retail Forex Traders as Most People Think, Says Dmitri Chavkerov, CEO of Forex Peace Army

 In November of 2014, the financial markets were shaken by articles from Bloomberg and other reputable news sources about the $4.3 billion...

May 12, 2015, 13:19 ET
The Salvation Army and The Salvation Army Vision Network, SAVN.TV helping the people of Nepal recover from the quake.

Nepal Earthquake Leaves 8 Million In Need Of Assistance: The Salvation Army Answers The Call!

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal left over 5000 dead and twice as many injured on April 25, 2015.  The Salvation Army immediately mobilized...

May 11, 2015, 19:45 ET

Criminal Gang Attacks South African Salvation Army Home For Abandoned Babies

 Ethembeni, The Salvation Army's home for abused, abandoned and HIV & AIDS babies from birth to age 3, was robbed at gunpoint shortly after...

May 11, 2015, 16:34 ET

$1.5 billion ESPC MATOC awarded to 14 businesses

Thirteen large businesses and one small business will share capacity on a $1.5 billion Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Energy...

May 05, 2015, 08:00 ET

4-Star Gen. & Former White House Drug Czar Barry McCaffrey, In Grand Rapids May 13-14 To Spotlight Salvation Army Of Kent County As National Model, Celebrate Veterans

 Four-Star General Barry McCaffrey (ret), former White House Drug Czar, will spotlight the Salvation Army of Kent County as a national model,...

May 04, 2015, 15:50 ET

Salvation Army Supports Nepal Relief Effort With FedEx Contribution

 FedEx has just announced they will provide $50,000 to The Salvation Army following the devastating Nepal earthquake that occurred April 25....

Apr 14, 2015, 09:00 ET

The U.S. Army brings STEM expertise to the VEX Robotics World Championship

 The U.S. Army, a leader in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) announced today that it will showcase top Army scientists...

Apr 01, 2015, 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 2015 camping season.  The organization's 95-acre Camp Allegheny and Retreat...

Mar 17, 2015, 07:15 ET
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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...

Mar 13, 2015, 07:07 ET

Two key themes to dominate Army Women's Foundation Seventh Annual Summit and Hall of Fame Induction March 17 and 18

The U.S. Army Women's Foundation will convene service members and veterans, leading employers, senior military members, policy and legislative...

Mar 11, 2015, 07:15 ET

New $100,000 Salvation Army Disaster Response Unit, Donated By UnitedHealthcare To Be Unveiled During Pittsburgh's St. Patrick's Day Parade: Pittsburgh's Mayor And Fire Chief To Speak At Post-Parade Dedication Ceremony

On Saturday, March 14th, The Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania will be unveiling its new custom $100,000 Disaster Response Unit (DRU) to the...

Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 ET

The Salvation Army's 124th Red Kettle Campaign Raises $144.7 Million

This year's Red Kettle Campaign collected more than $144 million, exceeding last year's total by 6.3 percent. Thanks to the support of donors and...

Feb 17, 2015, 07:15 ET
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"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,...

Feb 03, 2015, 12:50 ET

The Army Marathon Hosts Shadow Run for Soldiers in Kuwait

The Army Marathon has announced its second-annual shadow run called the "Tip Of The Spear Run" for U.S. soldiers, which will take place on March 1...

Feb 03, 2015, 10:45 ET

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2015 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) yesterday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) work plans for the Army Civil Works program....

Feb 02, 2015, 13:44 ET

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Civil Works Strategic Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released its "Sustainable Solutions to America's Water Resources Needs: Civil Works Strategic Plan...

Feb 02, 2015, 13:39 ET

President's Fiscal 2016 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works released

The President's Budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the...

Jan 23, 2015, 07:15 ET
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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
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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...