Join The Salvation Army in kicking-off the holiday season at the 32nd Annual Tree of Lights Ceremony on Thursday, November 13, in the Great Hall at Union Station. Read More
When a Salvation Army worker asked what was wrong, he said, “I’m just hoping I make Santa’s nice list this year. I must always be on the naughty list, because Santa
How heartbreaking, the worker thought.
Jeff’s problem, of course, wasn’t naughtiness at all. His problem was poverty. His mom simply couldn’t afford to buy presents for her kids. Read More
When Sandy dropped a few coins in a bucket, the bell ringer smiled and engaged her in conversation. Sandy was so moved that she called The Salvation Army office to share what had happened. The staff worker who took her call learned that Sandy’s husband had lost his job and they were struggling financially. They wouldn’t be able to afford much of a Christmas celebration for themselves — or their 14-year-old disabled son. Read More
“I put one on layaway,” Felicia says. “But I had to put it back because I couldn’t afford it.”
Shattered, Felicia wondered how she’d break the news to her little girl. Then along came Angel Tree . . . Read More