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Oct 11, 2019, 09:09 ET Candace Cameron Bure Named 2019-2020 Celebrity Ambassador for The Salvation Army

For a second year, The Salvation Army has enlisted actress, executive producer and New York Times best-selling author Candace Cameron Bure to...


Sep 04, 2019, 14:32 ET The Salvation Army Positioned to Respond to Hurricane Dorian in Caribbean and Along Eastern U.S.

As first responders in the Bahama Islands begin assessing the damage from catastrophic Hurricane Dorian, The Salvation Army is ready to provide...


Jun 05, 2019, 09:09 ET National Donut Day Made Possible by The Salvation Army

It's time for the sweetest day of the year, National Donut Day. A recent survey* uncovered that 90 percent of Americans do not know that this...


Mar 11, 2019, 12:06 ET The Salvation Army's 2018 Holiday Fundraising Season Raises $433.7 Million

End-of-year donations to The Salvation Army totaled $433.7 million thanks to the support of generous donors and corporate partners across the country....


Nov 27, 2018, 08:01 ET Join the Fight for Good on Giving Tuesday

As Black Friday and Cyber Monday give way to Giving Tuesday, a day promoting global giving, The Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle Campaign is...


Nov 22, 2018, 12:28 ET Meghan Trainor Kicks Off 128th Red Kettle Campaign With Live Halftime Performance During Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor takes the stage today at AT&T Stadium to kick off The Salvation Army's 128th annual Red...


Nov 05, 2018, 11:55 ET Candace Cameron Bure Named 2018 Celebrity Ambassador for The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign

Entering its 128th Red Kettle season, The Salvation Army has enlisted actress, executive producer and New York Times best-selling author Candace...


Oct 16, 2018, 12:43 ET Meghan Trainor to Kick Off 128th Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign with LIVE Halftime Performance During Cowboys Thanksgiving Day Game

GRAMMY-Award winning singer and songwriter Meghan Trainor will perform LIVE at AT&T Stadium during the nationally televised halftime of the Dallas...


Sep 27, 2018, 12:09 ET Human Needs Index Analysis Shows Correlation Between Lack of Trust in Government and Use of The Salvation Army's Services

According to a new analysis released by the Human Needs Index (HNI), state-level opinions and attitudes about government influence the utilization of ...


Sep 14, 2018, 13:49 ET The Salvation Army Ready to Respond as Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall

The Salvation Army's national network of disaster staff and volunteers has been activated since Monday, Sept. 10, to mobilize for storm preparation...


Aug 30, 2018, 12:56 ET National Preparedness Month with The Salvation Army

Natural disasters have become a frequent and destructive reality for millions of people across the country. Last year, our country endured an...


Aug 28, 2018, 10:12 ET The Salvation Army Continues to Serve After Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria

The Salvation Army continues to be a source of hope, stability and service to the residents of Texas, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S....


May 29, 2018, 11:30 ET National Donut Day, Made Possible by The Salvation Army

Whether you prefer jelly-filled, cake, or glazed donuts, everyone can agree that National Donut Day is the sweetest day of the year. Held annually on ...


Mar 07, 2018, 10:27 ET The Salvation Army's 127th Red Kettle Campaign Raises $144.5 Million

The Salvation Army's iconic Red Kettle Campaign collected $144.5 million in 2017 thanks to the support of donors and corporate partners. The money...


Dec 20, 2017, 12:37 ET New Tax Plan Will Impact The Salvation Army's Ability to Serve Nearly 25 Million

Provisions in the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, have the potential to reduce the number of Americans who receive a tax benefit for...


Nov 27, 2017, 07:58 ET Join the Fight for Good on Giving Tuesday

In celebration of the sixth annual Giving Tuesday, a day promoting global giving fueled by social media, The Salvation Army has issued a call for...


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 Mexico....


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. Since...


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 care ...


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 to ...


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, 05:54 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...