Salvation Army of Lebanon to Give Away Free Coats to Local Families in Need

8D9A4083LEBANON, PA (February 4, 2019) – As winter temperatures rebound following a dangerous cold spell, The Salvation Army of Lebanon will distribute new and gently-used coats to local residents in need.

The event will take place on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 10am – 5pm, at its Corps Community Center (1031 Guilford Street, Lebanon). Continue reading “Salvation Army of Lebanon to Give Away Free Coats to Local Families in Need”

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Salvation Army of Carlisle Serves as Warming Center during Dangerous Cold Weather

253847fb3b9d583c7fc26dec2ef41c33CARLISLE, PA (January 29, 2019) — The Salvation Army of Carlisle wants the public to know it is open as a warming center for anyone who needs to get out of the frigid weather. When temperatures are 32 degrees or colder, The Salvation Army opens its doors from 8am until 9pm, offering hot coffee and snacks for free to members of the community. (Weekend hours are subject to change.) The warming center is located at My Brother’s Table at The Salvation Army of Carlisle, 20 E. Pomfret Street, Carlisle. Continue reading “Salvation Army of Carlisle Serves as Warming Center during Dangerous Cold Weather”

Salvation Army Working with City, Partner Agencies to Support Residents Displaced by Germantown Apt Fire

 

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Photo Courtesy: Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management

PHILADELPHIA (January 22, 2019) – The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) is working with the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and partner agencies to provide support to residents displaced by a devastating fire overnight in the Germantown section of the city.

 

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Red Kettle Season Falling Short for Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE

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PHILADELPHIA (December 18, 2018) – The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware’s Red Kettle fundraising campaign is in full swing across the region. However, with one week left until Christmas, kettle donations are falling significantly short – currently at about 40% below the overall targeted goal for the campaign.

The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign is crucial to its ability to serve tens of thousands of struggling families across Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware. That’s why it is sending an urgent plea to individuals, corporations and groups to generously give to the Red Kettle campaign. Continue reading “Red Kettle Season Falling Short for Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE”

Six Salvation Army Officers Deploy to Provide Emotional & Spiritual Care to Hurricane Michael Victims

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6 Salvation Army officers from Eastern PA & DE division at Philadelphia International Airport on 10/15/18

PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 15, 2018) — As debris is cleared from roadways, The Salvation Army is moving into the areas most impacted by Hurricane Michael to begin assessing needs and providing service.

Six Salvation Army officers from the Eastern PA & DE division have deployed to Florida as part of the Hurricane Michael relief efforts.  They departed Philadelphia International Airport on Monday morning for a 14-day assignment.

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Pathway of Hope Initiative Receives $750K State Grant to Combat Poverty in Central & Eastern PA

The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware is the recipient of a $750,000 Department of Education grant from the State of Pennsylvania to support its Pathway of Hope initiative. The announcement was made at a press conference held at The Salvation Army of York on October 3, 2018. Rolled out in central Pennsylvania in 2015, Pathway of Hope focuses on the long-term goals of self-sufficiency of impoverished families, intended to break the cycle of crisis and intergenerational poverty. Families who are motivated and committed to taking the necessary steps to improve their lives, work with a Salvation Army case manager for social and spiritual support. They are also connected with services for jobs, health, housing, childcare, education and legal services.

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(L-R) Major Timothy Lyle, Major Martha Bone, Major Dennie Camuti, Rep. Stan Saylor, Rev. Bonnie Camarda, Mindy McCormick, Major Erma Camuti

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Salvation Army of Eastern PA & DE on Standby for Hurricane Michael Relief Deployment

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EDS personnel on the ground in Florida

PHILADELPHIA (October 11, 2018) — The Salvation Army of Eastern Pennsylvania & Delaware’s Emergency Disaster Response (EDS) team is on standby to respond to the southern U.S. states impacted by Hurricane Michael. With the widespread damage of the storm already being felt and what is expected to be an extended relief effort, The Salvation Army’s divisional EDS department is readying a team of staff and volunteers for potential deployment.

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