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Salvation Army opens assistance center for wildfire survivors in Weed, CA
September 18, 2014 – | No Comment

In coordination with the City of Weed, CalFire, and local law enforcement, The Salvation Army opened a center for survivors of the Boles Fire where they can receive clothing, food, household goods, and other items. The address of The Salvation Army’s assistance center is:
550 Park Street
Weed, CA 96094-2358

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National Donut Day is a mere 4 days away!
June 2, 2014 – | Comments Off
National Donut Day is a mere 4 days away!

It’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to wear on Friday, June 6 for National Donut Day. I’d recommend something with an elastic waistband. Just a thought.

Hallmark helps Salvation Army care for pregnant teens in Portland, OR
May 15, 2014 – | Comments Off
Hallmark helps Salvation Army care for pregnant teens in Portland, OR

Back in December, the good folks at Hallmark chose The Salvation Army to benefit from their online campaign called “Countdown to Christmas.” A portion of the funds raised will help The Salvation Army White Shield Center in Portland, Oregon!

New leaders assume post at Salvation Army in Marion & Polk Counties
February 5, 2014 – | Comments Off
New leaders assume post at Salvation Army in Marion & Polk Counties

Majors John and Candy Stennett are embracing their new Salvation Army leadership roles! According to the Statesman Journal newspaper, they’re spinning (him) and dancing (her) with excitement to assume management of The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center too – also known as a Kroc Center – in Salem.

Employees and prisoners raise money to give kids Christmas
December 18, 2013 – | Comments Off
Employees and prisoners raise money to give kids Christmas

Two Rivers Correctional Institute is in Umatilla, Oregon. There are about 1,700 medium security inmates at Two Rivers and 100 more minimum security inmates in fifteen housing units spread across the campus. For the last three years, employees have involved the prisoners in their efforts to raise money so they can buy Christmas gifts for kids in need through The Salvation Army.

“This is not a dive.”
August 12, 2013 – | Comments Off
“This is not a dive.”

“Things are really nice around here. This is not a dive.” A compliment like that is music to our ears. Single dad Terry Reed and his 5 year-old son Ike lived together at The Salvation Army in Portland, Oregon and got cereal for breakfast, two hot meals a day, and a safe, clean, warm room to call their own.

Free Ice Cream in downtown Portland to help The Salvation Army
July 22, 2013 – | Comments Off
Free Ice Cream in downtown Portland to help The Salvation Army

Do you like ice cream? How about FREE ice cream? Yep, that’s what I thought you’d say. Next week, The Salvation Army in Portland is kicking off a new event called 10,000 Scoops!

Helping a Vietnam vet; saving a marriage
March 13, 2013 – | One Comment
Helping a Vietnam vet; saving a marriage

Guy Lee lost his business in 2008. That, on top of his addiction helped plunge Lee and his wife into homelessness until they got some help. As a Vietnam-era veteran, Lee qualified for assistance from the Veterans Administration who hooked him up with The Salvation Army Veterans and Family Center in Portland, Oregon.

Biggest Loser contestant gets in a workout at The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center
January 16, 2013 – | 2 Comments
Biggest Loser contestant gets in a workout at The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center

NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” contestant Thomas “TC” Poole was the first to be eliminated, but he is continuing in his weight loss goals on his own at home. Follow this link to a “Where are They Now” clip featuring TC and his family getting in a good workout at our Kroc Center in Salem.

My favorite bellringer story of the season – from The Oregonian
December 14, 2012 – | Comments Off
My favorite bellringer story of the season – from The Oregonian

Kelly House at The Oregonian wrote a thoughtful and tender tribute to a Portland-area Salvation Army bellringer named Bryan Mackay. Please click on this link to read more about sweet Bryan Mackay and his red kettle ministry.