The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army Sends $1.1 Million To Fight Surging Cases of COVID-19 in India

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:41pm

b'ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TheSalvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is sending $1.1 million to help combat the deadly surge of COVID-19 in India.

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  • b'ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TheSalvation Army World Service Office (SAWSO) is sending $1.1 million to help combat the deadly surge of COVID-19 in India.
  • "We simply could not look on without action while the people of India suffer through a heartbreaking surge of pandemic poverty and loss of lives.
  • "\nThe Salvation Army will immediately put the $1.1 million to use in the provision of services including:\nAs of May 4, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports a total of 20,282,833 COVID-19 cases in India and an increase of 357,229 cases in the most recent 24-hour period.
  • In the first-ever listing of "America\'s Favorite Charities" byThe Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Salvation Army ranked as the country\'s largest privately funded, direct-service nonprofit.

Global Civic Services Market Report 2021-2030 Featuring Major Players - Southern Baptist Churches; World Food Programme; UNICEF; The Salvation Army and Feeding America

Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 7:15pm

DUBLIN, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Civic Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Civic Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Major companies in the civic services market include Southern Baptist Churches; World Food Programme; UNICEF; The Salvation Army and Feeding America.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global civic services market, accounting for 36% of the market in 2020.
  • North America was the second largest region accounting for 32% of the global civic services market.

Global Civic Services Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Forecast to 2025 & 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 2:26pm

The "Civic Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Civic Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Major companies in the civic services market include Southern Baptist Churches; World Food Programme; UNICEF; The Salvation Army and Feeding America.
  • Asia Pacific was the largest region in the global civic services market, accounting for 36% of the market in 2020.
  • North America was the second largest region accounting for 32% of the global civic services market.

The Salvation Army Continues to Do the Most Good One Year After the Start of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 9:10am

The most requested service was food assistance, and due to its grassroots structure, The Salvation Army was able to modify operations to meet urgent need in creative and localized ways.

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  • The most requested service was food assistance, and due to its grassroots structure, The Salvation Army was able to modify operations to meet urgent need in creative and localized ways.
  • Additionally, the Army hosted PPE drives and provided free childcare so first responders could better focus on the fight against the pandemic.
  • The Salvation Army launched a national phone hotline (the Hope Hotline) to provide people with emotional and spiritual care.
  • The Salvation Army annually helps more than 30 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services.

Turn the Page on 2020 with the Executive Service Corps

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 1:28am

CHICAGO, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Join the Executive Service Corps as we celebrate 43 years of providing capacity building.

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  • CHICAGO, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Join the Executive Service Corps as we celebrate 43 years of providing capacity building.
  • While gathered, the Executive Service Corps looks forward to saluting our annual philanthropy award winners.
  • Proceeds from this event will support the Executive Service Corps, the nation's premier nonprofit consultancy with the mission of helping make nonprofits successful.
  • Jeanne Mayes, Fund Development Chairperson of the Executive Service Corps.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Makes Significant Donation to The Salvation Army

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:27pm

"Since last March, The Salvation Army has been hard at work serving the increase of people in need as a result of the economic and emotional impact of the pandemic," said Commissioner Kenneth G. Hodder, National Commander of The Salvation Army.

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  • "Since last March, The Salvation Army has been hard at work serving the increase of people in need as a result of the economic and emotional impact of the pandemic," said Commissioner Kenneth G. Hodder, National Commander of The Salvation Army.
  • "Through donors like Dr. Buzz Aldrin, we're able to continue providing support to those most affected by the pandemic.
  • Donations made to The Salvation Army provide programs and services to more than 23 million people each year.
  • The donation to The Salvation Army adds to the growing list of support efforts for COVID-19 victims that Dr. Aldrin has led.

The Salvation Army receives generous donation of 3,000 brand new winter coats from Hilco Global and continued support from The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 12:01am

UNION, N.J., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hilco Global, a Chicago-based financial services firm, has donated 3,000 brand new winter coats to The Salvation Army New Jersey Division with support from The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.

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  • UNION, N.J., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hilco Global, a Chicago-based financial services firm, has donated 3,000 brand new winter coats to The Salvation Army New Jersey Division with support from The New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund.
  • Individuals in need of a winter coat should contact their local Salvation Army for more information about coat distribution dates.
  • To help ensure that The Salvation Army can continue to provide vital services throughout New Jersey, supporters can donate online at www.SalvationArmyNJ.org .
  • The Salvation Army annually helps more than 23 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services.

2020 Proves No Match for Americans' Generosity

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 6:46pm

Thanks to the generous support of the American public, contributions to The Salvation Army during the 2020 holiday campaign increased 27% year-over-year, raising more than $557.3 million in much-needed funding.

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  • Thanks to the generous support of the American public, contributions to The Salvation Army during the 2020 holiday campaign increased 27% year-over-year, raising more than $557.3 million in much-needed funding.
  • To combat the challenges, the organization began its holiday fundraising campaign earlier than ever, encouraging people to give in safe and simple ways.
  • Instead, so many reached into their hearts and pockets to meet record levels of need with tremendous generosity."
  • Their generosity raised $65.5 million for people in need of the $118.9 million raised in total at the red kettles across the country.

Associa Hill Country Holds Blanket Drive to Support Local Homeless Community

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:34pm

As part of the blanket drive, Associa Hill Country team members and volunteers from local businesses collected blankets and packed them in bags with bottles of water and snacks to be distributed to the homeless.

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  • As part of the blanket drive, Associa Hill Country team members and volunteers from local businesses collected blankets and packed them in bags with bottles of water and snacks to be distributed to the homeless.
  • Finally, the Associa Hill Country team also worked with the Salvation Army to deliver the remaining blankets and bags to homeless individuals in the area.
  • Associa Hill Country is proud to have dedicated team members whose passion for giving matches their commitment to serving the communities they live and work in every single day, stated Alex Rix, Associa Hill Country branch president.
  • Through this effort, Associa Hill Country continued to expand our community outreach and build upon our dedication to making a lasting difference in our neighborhoods.

Up to 7,600 Salvation Army Locations Can Serve as Warming Centers to Fight the Freeze

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 2:36pm

If needed, all of our7,600 locationscan serve aswarming centers, based on local conditions and needs."

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  • If needed, all of our7,600 locationscan serve aswarming centers, based on local conditions and needs."
  • Nationwide, The Salvation Army is prepared to open emergency warming stations for those experiencing homelessness in communities where temperatures have reached dangerous lows.
  • The Salvation Army annually helps more than 30 million Americans overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services.
  • During times of disaster, 100 percent of designated donations to The Salvation Army are used for immediate response and long-term efforts.