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Tell us why you give to The Salvation Army’s red kettle #RedKettleReason
November 24, 2014 – | No Comment

Every year the iconic red kettles are filled day after day during the holiday season by people who want to do good. Kettle donors say they want to feed their hungry neighbors, bring someone in from the cold, give a gift to a child whose parents can’t afford Christmas or one of many hundreds of reasons. What’s yours?

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Find your local Salvation Army Angel Tree website!
November 21, 2014 – | No Comment
Find your local Salvation Army Angel Tree website!

Like all giving to The Salvation Army, it’s all about local. That’s one of many things people like best about us.

When you put money in the kettle or respond to a fundraising email or letter, your gift stays in your community to care for people who struggling to make ends meet.

Innovative Salvation Army ads target people in need
October 24, 2014 – | Comments Off
Innovative Salvation Army ads target people in need

Unless you live in Seattle, you probably haven’t seen The Salvation Army latest advertising campaign. Instead of billboards, bus bench signs and mall kiosks asking you to financially support people struggling with hunger, addiction or homelessness, the ads are targeted specifically to people in crisis.

Salvation Army helps in wildfire-ravaged central Washington
August 1, 2014 – | Comments Off
Salvation Army helps in wildfire-ravaged central Washington

Wildfires continue to blaze in Washington state. Officials estimate that more than 400 square miles have already burned, four times the size of Seattle. The Salvation Army is still working in the impacted area to provide immediate relief now, and will stay in the area for as long as needed.

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.

Salvation Army aids survivors of Snohomish County, WA mudslides
March 25, 2014 – | 2 Comments
Salvation Army aids survivors of Snohomish County, WA mudslides

This week, Salvation Army teams were deployed to provide immediate relief to those impacted by the mudslides in Snohomish County, WA. The Salvation Army sent a mobile canteen (feeding unit) to provide meals and water to the first responders at the disaster. In the future, The Salvation Army will assist in the restoration efforts.

Bid on Super Bowl XLVIII Tickets to benefit The Salvation Army!
January 23, 2014 – | Comments Off
Bid on Super Bowl XLVIII Tickets to benefit The Salvation Army!

A very generous – and anonymous – Seattle Seahawks season ticket holder has offered two Super Bowl XLVIII (48) tickets, valued at $800 each, to benefit The Salvation Army! The tickets are being auctioned off on EBay and the proceeds will be donated to fund the good work of the Army in the Pacific Northwest.

Salvation Army “Toy and Joy” event gives struggling parents a place to “shop” for Christmas
December 19, 2012 – | 2 Comments
Salvation Army “Toy and Joy” event gives struggling parents a place to “shop” for Christmas

One of the most touching examples of Christmas caring is happening right now in Seattle, Washington: their “Toy and Joy” event! It’s designed to give moms and dads who are struggling to make ends meet somewhere to ‘shop’ for Christmas. It doesn’t cost a thing but gives parents some choices and dignity: two things often in short supply when times are tough.

Find community at The Salvation Army
November 7, 2012 – | Comments Off
Find community at The Salvation Army

Last weekend the New York Times Magazine had a great feature story about an island in Greece called Ikaria which has a large population of men and women well into their 80s and 90s. One thing that links the Ikarians together is, well, they’re linked together! It’s a very social community where daily visits are not only tolerated, they’re expected.

Chef John says The Salvation Army showed him Jesus
October 23, 2012 – | Comments Off
Chef John says The Salvation Army showed him Jesus

Every work of God in the lives of the people He loves is inspiring, and Camp Chef John Tichy’s story doesn’t disappoint. He grew up in a large family that did a lot of entertaining in their home. At an early age, he regularly sampled the drinks offered at the family’s parties and became an alcoholic.

Actor Joel McHale raises money for Salvation Army Women’s Shelter!
October 1, 2012 – | One Comment
Actor Joel McHale raises money for Salvation Army Women’s Shelter!

Joel McHale of TV’s “Community,” “Talk Soup” and dozens of movies – including one of my favorites “The Informant” – headlined a fundraising event for our Women’s Shelter in Seattle this past weekend.