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Plans to Relocate Salvation Army, Montgomery Chamber Business Resource Center

Alabama News Network has confirmed new developments surrounding Montgomery’s whitewater project. Project Catalyst (Source: Montgomery County Commission) This project will lead to the Montgomery Chamber relocating it’s Business Resource Center.  We first reported last month that the Salvation Army has a preliminary agreement to sell its Maxwell Boulevard location to the City of Montgomery. Currently the Salvation Army sits where…

Toys From Our Magical Christmas Toy Vault Now Have Homes Under Christmas Trees for Hundreds of Families

For six years now, we’ve partnered with the Salvation Army to collect toys for families in need through our Magical Christmas Toy Drive. Last week, we packed up all of the toys from our toy vault, and sent them over to Salvation Army’s headquarters. Wednesday, those toys now got a new home.. under the Christmas trees of hundreds of families…

Salvation Army Programs Need Help to Provide Assistance in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Christmas holiday season is a busy time of year for the Salvation Army in Selma. It’s when the charity does its biggest annual fundraiser — plus works to spread Christmas cheer to hundreds of needy children. The five week red kettle campaign raises money to help provide assistance to people in need in the…

The Salvation Army Kicks Off the 2019 Red Kettle Campaign

‘Tis the season for red kettles! Alabama News Network has partnered with the Salvation Army for another year to kick off the Red Kettle Campaign in the River Region. A kickoff celebration was held Wednesday in front of the Sam’s Club on the Eastern Boulevard. The famous red kettles will appear outside of 43 businesses and organizations in the Montgomery…

Labor Day Classic “CommUniversity” Block Party Will Collect Items for Salvation Army

The Labor Day Classic football game between Alabama State University and Tuskegee University is just a few weeks away. The rivalry between the two schools is strong. This year students and fans will have the opportunity to compete off the field, in a way that will benefit the community. Food, games, and music will be at the block party, but…

Salvation Army In Desperate Need of Volunteers as Christmas Approaches

It is now two weeks to go until Christmas and nonprofit organizations, like the Salvation Army are still needing help from volunteers before their campaign goals come to an end. “Volunteers are crucial to what we do, there’s no way we could do all the services that we do without volunteers,” Salvation Army Corp Officer Lieutenant Bryan Farrington says. Many…

Students Help Salvation Army Prep For Thanksgiving Day Crowd

The Salvation Army in Montgomery is preparing to serve one of its largest crowds of the year, on Thanksgiving.  Wednesday, the organization got a little bit of help from  nearly a dozen Lee High School rolled up their sleeves  to prepare the hot meals for those in need. “It helps me feel better about myself as a person knowing that…

Bell Ringers Needed: Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle Season

If you’re out and about this weekend, you may hear some familiar sounds of the season. Montgomery’s Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign is underway and starting Friday, the famous red kettles will appear outside of more than 40 businesses and organizations in the Montgomery area. The Salvation Army is still looking for more volunteer bell ringers to help collect donations. Corp…

Salvation Army’s Annual Red Kettle Campaign Kicks Off in Montgomery

The Red Kettle Campaign is a way to help the less fortunate during the holiday season. On Tuesday, the first donations were made in what the Salvation Army is hoping will be another successful year in helping the less fortunate. “At some point in time in life, we all have a point where we’re in need,” Salvation Army Corp Officer…

Scouts for Food Drive in Selma Benefits Salvation Army

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The Boy Scouts of America and the Salvation Army are teaming up to help needy families during the holidays, but they need help from the community to do it. Area boy scouts are working to fill up the shelves at the Salvation Army food pantry. They put flyers on mailboxes around town asking people to…