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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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You can afford our Tax Day Sale at San Diego Salvation Army Family Stores
April 15, 2014 – | No Comment

SD ARC Tax Day SaleIf you’re getting a refund from Uncle Sam – or even if you’re not – you can afford to shop The Salvation Army San Diego Family Stores’ tax day sale!

All day today, April 15th, everything in our San Diego stores is 25% off, some items are 50% off and items that have been on the sales floor for at least 10 days are 75% off!

Point Loma store – 3240 Sports Arena BL
Chula Vista store – 366 Broadway
Downtown store – 901 Park BL
College Area store – 6875 El Cajon BL
Santee store – 8828 Cuyamaca ST
Poway store – 13020 Poway RD
Escondido store – 183 E Washington ST

Remember, everything you donate to or buy from a Salvation Army Family Store helps us provide no-fee, residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation to men and women in need in your community.

Click on www.satruck.com to find a drop-off location, Family Store or Adult Rehabilitation Center near you.

Salvation Army supports search & rescue operation on Front Range in CO
April 8, 2014 – | No Comment
Salvation Army supports search & rescue operation on Front Range in CO

This morning, The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster response personnel are supporting a large scale search and rescue operation for a missing father and son on Mt. Evans, located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

One of America’s favorite pastimes starts today – Major League Baseball!
March 31, 2014 – | No Comment
One of America’s favorite pastimes starts today – Major League Baseball!

Today is opening day for Major League Baseball! I hope you get to take in a game this season and enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes. Of course, I hope you also enjoy one of America’s other favorite pastimes: giving to your favorite charity, The Salvation Army.

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.

100 Southern California girls get help with prom dresses at Salvation Army event!
March 24, 2014 – | One Comment
100 Southern California girls get help with prom dresses at Salvation Army event!

On Saturday, 100 deserving young ladies from San Gabriel Valley, California schools got to “shop” for a prom dress at The Salvation Army worship center on Walnut Street in Pasadena. They got to choose from hundreds of lovely gowns and received $30 gift cards so they could buy shoes or other accessories to complete their prom look.

Northern Cal 11-year-old collects 10,000 socks for homeless people
March 19, 2014 – | 2 Comments
Northern Cal 11-year-old collects 10,000 socks for homeless people

“A long time ago, my mom told me about how important it is to help the homeless,” said Matthew Johnson. “She asked me if I wanted to do something and I said yes.” So Matthew – 8 years old at the time – got busy and created a campaign called “Socks from the Heart to the Homeless” and began collecting socks to give homeless people. In the first three years, he received about 5,000 pairs.

Truck donated by FedEx helps Salvation Army comfort responders to San Francisco blaze
March 14, 2014 – | Comments Off
Truck donated by FedEx helps Salvation Army comfort responders to San Francisco blaze

Earlier this week there was a massive structure fire in the Mission Bay District of San Francisco. Two teams of Salvation Army Emergency Disaster pros and volunteers were deployed immediately in mobile kitchens – about the size of a standard parcel delivery truck – to serve food, beverages and moral support to the 400 firefighters on hand and those evacuated from their apartments.