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Volunteers do day-long work project to Love Lodi
April 17, 2014 – | No Comment

Do you love your city? I mean, really love your city? Captains Martin and Tory Ross found a way to do just that. They’re Salvation Army officers who served in communities like Compton and Modesto, California. Now they’re in Lodi and they recently took on a project known as Love Lodi.

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Vintage Christmas TV ads recorded by celebrities who support The Salvation Army!
December 5, 2012 – | Comments Off
Vintage Christmas TV ads recorded by celebrities who support The Salvation Army!

We had such fun on this blog site last year during the Christmas season! Every couple of days we posted vintage public service announcements by celebrity friends of The Salvation Army. Here’s a link to each of the PSAs with a fun fact about the stars. Can you guess who’s in each spot?

The stars of today’s vintage spot had 9 kids between them!
December 22, 2011 – | Comments Off
The stars of today’s vintage spot had 9 kids between them!

Their loving family included kids from prior marriages as well as adopted and foster children. But this power couple’s most famous “dependent” sold at auction for $266,000! Can you guess who?

The “First Lady of the American theater” is in today’s vintage TV ad
December 21, 2011 – | One Comment
The “First Lady of the American theater” is in today’s vintage TV ad

Her career spanned an awe-inspiring 70 years and she is one of only a dozen people to receive an Emmy, a Tony, a Grammy and and Oscar! This entertainment legend is one of more than a dozen notable people who lent their time and talent to film short television spots to promote The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle.

Famous for his role in Bonanza, he’s in today’s vintage TV spot
December 20, 2011 – | 2 Comments
Famous for his role in Bonanza, he’s in today’s vintage TV spot

In 2007, TV Guide named him the second most popular TV father, after Cliff Huxtable (played by another actor featured in a Salvation Army old-school Christmas ad). A long-time animal lover, one of his four-legged friends appears with him in his Red Kettle ad, posted below. Can you guess who it is?

The first-ever host of the Tonight Show is in today’s vintage Salvation Army ad!
December 19, 2011 – | 2 Comments
The first-ever host of the Tonight Show is in today’s vintage Salvation Army ad!

He and his lovely wife were also devoted to supporting charities near and dear to their hearts. Like, The Salvation Army. They appeared in this Christmas television ad more about thirty years ago to raise awareness about the importance of the Army’s Red Kettle campaign.

This Hall of Fame Cowboy appeared in today’s vintage Red Kettle ad!
December 16, 2011 – | 2 Comments
This Hall of Fame Cowboy appeared in today’s vintage Red Kettle ad!

He lead the Dallas Cowboys to multiple Super Bowl victories and was the first player to win the Heisman Trophy and Super Bowl MVP! And, he’s one of many celebrities who gave their time to promote The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle campaign!