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Salvation Army serving up meals and calm in quake-rattled Napa
August 26, 2014 – | No Comment

The Salvation Army is providing food, shelter, water, and emotional and spiritual care to survivors and first responders of a 6.0 earthquake that shocked Northern California on August 24.

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Phoenix-area cooling stations help locals beat the extreme heat
July 2, 2014 – | One Comment
Phoenix-area cooling stations help locals beat the extreme heat

It gets dangerously hot during the summer months in the Phoenix area. So hot that people without a cool home or office to go to are at significant risk of exposure and dehydration. That’s why our staff in the aptly-named Valley of the Sun work with Safeway stores and Arizona Family’s 3TV to collect bottles of water to distribute throughout the season at our local cooling stations.

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.

Goodwill and Salvation Army work together to help Arizonans find jobs
May 28, 2014 – | One Comment
Goodwill and Salvation Army work together to help Arizonans find jobs

The Salvation Army has teamed up with Goodwill of Central Arizona to open a job resource center on our Salvation Army campus Phoenix. This first-of-its-kind center features 11 computer workstations with access to Goodwill’s database of jobs, as well as a staff member to help job seekers with services including resume development and interview strategy.

80 year-old volunteer welcomes seniors at Salvation Army lunch in Mesa
May 7, 2014 – | Comments Off
80 year-old volunteer welcomes seniors at Salvation Army lunch in Mesa

Eighty year-old volunteer Daisy Morin is a breath of fresh air! She’s been helping our chef Daryl Howard in the kitchen at the Mesa, Arizona Salvation Army for the last year.

50 years of Bell Ringing earns Rotary of Albuquerque an award!
January 16, 2014 – | Comments Off
50 years of Bell Ringing earns Rotary of Albuquerque an award!

Now, many of our local Salvation Army officers are making the rounds to thank their faithful volunteers who make Christmas possible for so many folks in need in their communities. Lt. Mark Stearns in Albuquerque, New Mexico recently had a big thank you to make to a Rotary Club that’s been raising money at the red kettles for 50 years!

Real Estate professionals support their neighbors at the Red Kettle
December 6, 2013 – | Comments Off
Real Estate professionals support their neighbors at the Red Kettle

Real estate professionals are active in the daily life of their communities and know their neighbors. They’re hard working, friendly, committed, and well-connected. That’s why we’re thrilled that a few thousand of them will volunteer to pick up the bell and ring beside our kettles this Christmas!

Cordon Bleu chef creates cuisine from food pantry staples
October 18, 2013 – | Comments Off
Cordon Bleu chef creates cuisine from food pantry staples

Chef Jay Jones is a culinary heavyweight. He had his own fine dining restaurant, has a background in Cordon Bleu, teaches at the Las Vegas Culinary Academy and does cooking demonstrations on a regular basis for clients of The Salvation Army’s Food Pantry.

Seeing life differently in Phoenix
October 1, 2013 – | Comments Off
Seeing life differently in Phoenix

More than 500 Phoenix-area folks who lacked the money or insurance coverage to manage their eye care needs are seeing life a little differently this week!

Phoenix kids get Back to School with American Express
August 26, 2013 – | One Comment
Phoenix kids get Back to School with American Express

Many Phoenix students will start the new year without the proper school supplies. But thanks to the Pak to School program sponsored by the generous folks at American Express, more than 50,000 of Valley of the Sun children return to school carrying a backpack stuffed with the tools they’ll need to learn and grow!

Salvation Army summer camp can change life – and eternity – for a kid!
August 9, 2013 – | Comments Off
Salvation Army summer camp can change life – and eternity – for a kid!

Every summer, Salvation Army youth camps host kids at a week-long opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, make new friends, eat good food, do a few crafts, play sports and hopefully, begin or deepen their relationship with God. In fact, summer camp is one of the centerpieces of The Salvation Army’s work with young people.

Salvation Army providing relief and care at Yarnell Hill fire in AZ
July 2, 2013 – | One Comment
Salvation Army providing relief and care at Yarnell Hill fire in AZ

The Salvation Army in Arizona was asked to provide relief for the Yarnell Hill Fire that claimed the lives of 19 elite firefighters known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots.

Salvation Army keeps Phoenix hydrated during hot summer days
May 30, 2013 – | One Comment
Salvation Army keeps Phoenix hydrated during hot summer days

When Arizona temperatures remain high and fail to adequately cool at night, the Weather Service will issue an “Excessive Heat Warning.” On those days The Salvation Army’s Heat and Hydration Project is activated and cooling stations open throughout the city of Phoenix.