salvation army

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign Is Short of Fundraising Goal

The Salvation Army of Montgomery says it will extend the Red Kettle Campaign through the end of the year because it is short of its fundraising goal. The campaign usually ends on Christmas Eve. So far, it has raised $182,957, well under the goal of $230,000. The Red Kettle Campaign is the Salvation Army’s biggest fundraising drive of the year….

Alabama News Network’s Magical Christmas Toy Drive Has Biggest Year Yet

All of us at Alabama News Network want to thank everyone who donated to our 7th Annual Magical Christmas Toy Drive. Thanks to you, we had our biggest year yet. Toys are still being delivered to the Salvation Army, but it already appears that our toy drive collected at least $15,000 in toys for the Salvation Army of Montgomery. These…

Salvation Army of Montgomery Still Searching for Bell Ringers

The Salvation Army of Montgomery still has a big need for volunteers to ring the bells for its annual Red Kettle Campaign. Lt. Tonya Farrington told Alabama News Network that they have 47 locations they would like to cover, but they’ve only been able to fill about 12 positions consistently. There’s only been one day that they’ve had people working…

Salvation Army Thanksgiving Lunch Still Underway

A Thanksgiving tradition of giving back is still happening Thursday in Montgomery despite the pandemic. The Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving lunch will look a little different this year, though. Montgomery’s Salvation Army is still serving roughly 350 meals, but they have changed the way they’re doing to make sure people stay safe. Lt. Bryan Farrington said community members can pick…

Local Salvation Army Thanks First Responders in River Region

On Friday, Nov. 6, the Salvation Army of Montgomery held its third annual ‘1st Responders Luncheon’ in Montgomery. Leaders from Montgomery Police and Fire departments along with Montgomery County Sheriff’s office showed their appreciation at the event as they were all given free lunch meals. “We wanted to put a positive spin on their service and celebrate them up for…

I-Team: Pending Salvation Army Sale Impacts Montgomery Whitewater Project

This week marks one year since Montgomery’s Whitewater Project was announced.  The 120-acre outdoor complex will be centered around an Olympic standard whitewater rafting course.  You won’t see many changes at the project site off Maxwell Boulevard right now, but county leaders say the project is full steam ahead. Project Catalyst (Source: Montgomery County Commission) One component of the project…

“Kitchen Shower” Held for Salvation Army in Montgomery

You’ve heard of baby showers and wedding showers, but one Montgomery organization threw a kitchen shower for The Salvation Army. The Montgomery Sunrise Rotary Club hosted the kitchen shower downtown. The Salvation Army created an Amazon wish list of kitchen items it needed. The Rotary Club bought what was on the list. The Salvation Army received big items like fryers…

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…