Entries by j_massey

The Salvation Army Celebrates 75th National Donut Day

THE SALVATION ARMY CELEBRATES 75TH NATIONAL DONUT DAY  Free donuts to military personnel help commemorate The Salvation Army “Donut Lassies” (Atlanta, May 31, 2012) On Friday, June 1st, The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command will celebrate the 75th National Donut Day by distributing Krispy Kreme donuts to military personnel at the USO (United Service […]

LexisNexis Awards 16 Students with Bicycles and Backpacks

On Friday, March 23, 2012, sixteen members of The Salvation Army Bellwood Boys and Girls Club received bicycles and helmets donated by LexisNexis for their hard work in school. The members were selected based upon their grades, behavior, and club participation. LexisNexis donated 16 bicycles and backpacks filled with school supplies, as well as set […]

A Celebration of Arts, Sports and the History of African Americans

  February 24th – 26th, more than 300 residents of Atlanta’s Pittsburgh Community participated in a celebration of African-American arts, music, food, sports, and more at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Atlanta. The weekend- long celebration kicked off with an awards luncheon honoring NBA legend Dale Ellis, and local […]

Homeless Join Running Program

On her daily runs, Anne Mahlum jogged past a homeless shelter in Philadelphia. Over time, Mahlum developed a friendly rapport with some of the shelter’s residents who used to stand on the corner.  She decided to reach out to the executive director encouraging him to allow the men join her on her runs. She bought […]

The Salvation Army Sets Fundraising Record During 120th Red Kettle Campaign

Released 30 January 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Robert Brady Bbrady@xenophonstrategies.com Salvation Army Sets Fundraising Record During 120th Red Kettle Campaign With Help from American Donors $147.6 Million Raised as Salvation Army Fundraiser Reaches Young Philanthropists Alexandria, VA (January 30, 2012) – The Salvation Army raised $147.6 million through the 2011 Red Kettle Campaign, marking a new […]