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Sep 28, 2017, 14:16 ET Analysis of Human Needs Index Shows Unmet Need in Rural America

According to a new analysis released by the Human Needs Index (HNI), states with greater remoteness have higher levels of need than government...


Aug 31, 2017, 19:26 ET The Salvation Army Deploys Additional Disaster Staff and Volunteers

The Salvation Army has activated all its trained disaster relief teams in the United States and Canada and is beginning to mobilize teams in...


Aug 29, 2017, 12:40 ET The Salvation Army Responds to Catastrophic Flooding

The Salvation Army is responding to the catastrophic flooding in the Houston area and providing relief to first responders and survivors....


Aug 25, 2017, 18:48 ET The Salvation Army on Standby for Hurricane Harvey

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in Texas and along the Gulf Coast is prepared to provide physical, emotional, and spiritual...


Jun 02, 2017, 07:05 ET The Salvation Army Celebrates 100 Years of the "Donut Lassies"

Today is National Donut Day, and it isn't just another food holiday. Held annually on the first Friday in June, National Donut Day was established...


May 19, 2017, 09:22 ET Western and Rust Belt States Experiencing Persistently High Levels of Need for Basic Services

The most recent update of the Human Needs Index (HNI), a joint project between The Salvation Army and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of...


Mar 27, 2017, 13:20 ET The Salvation Army's 126th Red Kettle Campaign Raises $147.3 Million

The Salvation Army's iconic Red Kettle Campaign collected $147.3 million in 2016. Thanks to the support of donors and corporate partners, the money...


Mar 15, 2017, 07:15 ET Celebrate St. Patrick's Day With "Savin' Of The Green" - Great Deals on One of a Kind Items At Online Auction Starting March 17th

Bid, Buy, Bundle Them Up! Help The Salvation Army keep kids and seniors warm this winter through the Annual WTAE project Bundle Up Online Auction...


Dec 22, 2016, 17:54 ET The Salvation Army Urges Supporters to Help Close Gap in Donations to Struggling Red Kettle Campaign

With just two days left of the Red Kettle campaign, The Salvation Army, which serves more than 25 million Americans each year, is urging supporters...


Dec 16, 2016, 12:10 ET 2016 Red Kettle Fundraising at Risk of Falling Short of Campaign Goals

With just over a week left, The Salvation Army is urging supporters to donate to the Red Kettles both in person and online as soon as...


Dec 15, 2016, 19:35 ET Blues Traveler Releases "Go Tell It on the Mountain," Donates 100% of Net Proceeds to The Salvation Army

In celebration of The Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign, GRAMMY®-winning, multi-Platinum rock band Blues Traveler released their take on the...


Dec 13, 2016, 13:38 ET Salvation Army of Western Pennsylvania Needs To Raise Over $1.5 Million In Less Than Two Weeks To Meet Division's Red Kettle Christmas Campaign Goal

While recent history has shown that about 50 to 55 percent of the total amount of money raised during the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Christmas...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:50 ET The Salvation Army Celebrates Giving Tuesday, Encourages Supporters to Start Their Own #RedKettleReason Fundraisers

In celebration of the fifth annual Giving Tuesday, a day promoting global giving fueled by social media, The Salvation Army is encouraging...


Nov 24, 2016, 07:30 ET Eric Church Kicks Off The 126th Red Kettle Campaign And Celebrates 20-Year Partnership With Dallas Cowboys

Seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church is taking the stage today at AT&T Stadium to kick off The Salvation Army's 126th annual Red Kettle...


Nov 21, 2016, 14:27 ET The Salvation Army Unveils 2016 #RedKettleReason Ambassadors For Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign will launch online this year with a few new faces and new ways to support the cause areas that benefit...


Nov 16, 2016, 15:10 ET Eric Church to Kick Off 126th Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign with LIVE Halftime Performance During Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game

Seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church will perform at AT&T Stadium during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game on FOX against...


Oct 06, 2016, 14:10 ET The Salvation Army Responds to Hurricane Matthew in Haiti

 The Salvation Army is mobilizing emergency response personnel and supplies after Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in...


Aug 09, 2016, 07:15 ET 800 Needy Western PA Children To Return To School In Style Thanks To The Salvation Army's Back To School Backpack Program, Sponsored By PNC Bank

PNC Bank cares about giving back to its communities in a direct hands-on way, and was happy to help when approached by The Salvation Army to...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:38 ET Cyclists: Take The River And Wind Challenge On The Great Allegheny Passage -- One Of America's Best Bicycle Trails

 On Saturday, June 4th, bicycling enthusiasts will converge on Confluence, PA to take part in the 15th Annual "River and Wind Challenge". ...


Feb 22, 2016, 11:08 ET The Salvation Army's 125th Red Kettle Campaign Sets New Fundraising Record with Nearly $150 Million Raised

 The 2015 Red Kettle Campaign collected $149.6 million, setting a new national fundraising record for the campaign. Thanks to the support of...


Dec 01, 2015, 09:57 ET The Salvation Army Names Finalists for Red Kettle Reason Giving Spree Contest

 Today, The Salvation Army named five finalist entries for The Salvation Army's first ever Giving Spree contest, which seeks to highlight the...


Nov 06, 2015, 12:10 ET Becky G, Jacob Whitesides, Jake Miller, Tahj Mowry, Alec Bailey and Quinn Martin to Perform for FREE Rock the Red Kettle Concert at L.A. LIVE to Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign

 Get ready to rock this holiday season during The Salvation Army's sixth annual Rock the Red Kettle concert. Taking the stage will be some of...


Oct 27, 2015, 10:00 ET Luke Bryan to Kick Off 125th Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign with LIVE Halftime Performance During Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game

 Country music superstar Luke Bryan will perform LIVE at AT&T Stadium during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys game against the Carolina...


Oct 07, 2015, 10:55 ET The Salvation Army and Indiana University Launch Human Needs Index

 A new, multidimensional measure of human needs based on objective data from a nonprofit on the front lines of providing social services was...


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....