Salvation Army

Salvation Army Thanks Those Who Help Them Serve Community

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Salvation Army is saying thank you to individuals and organizations that help them serve the community. During the second annual Advisory Organizations School of Excellence the Salvation Army brings together business leaders and Salvation Army staff to talk about community efforts. The Salvation Army also recognized groups , like the United Way, that have provided resources to…

Red Kettles Now Up at Area Stores

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The familiar bells are ringing the Salvation Army Red Kettles are up at area stores in the Midlands. The Red Kettle is the Salvation Army’s largest fundraiser. Officials hope you’ll stop by and drop some change in the Kettle this holiday season.   Categories: Local News, News Tags: Salvation Army

Angel Trees Up in Area Malls

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You have a chance to be an Angel this Christmas for a child in need. ABC Columbia is proud to partner with the Salvation Army for the annual Angel Tree project. Just stop by the trees in Columbiana Center and Columbia Place Mall and pick a child’s name off the tree. You have until December fourth to…

Salvation Army Red Kettle Kick Off

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The familiar Red Kettles will soon return to the Midlands in time for the holidays. Monday, the Salvation Army kicked off its’ Red Kettle Campaign at the State House. At the event, the Salvation Army received a big donation from JT Gandolfo to help with in their plight to provide for needy families.   Categories: Local News,…

Salvation Army Angel Tree: Adopt an Angel

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You have a chance to make a Midlands child’s Christmas wish come true, and it starts with a simple shopping trip to the mall. The Salvation Army Angel Trees are up at Columbiana Centre and Columbia Place Mall. On the trees, you’ll find the name of a child and some items they want, or need, for Christmas….

Police: Salvation Army Employee Stole Donated Presents

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Police are investigating a theft at the Salvation Army of Spartanburg after two presents donated to help those less fortunate were stolen. Authorities tell media outlets a Salvation Army employee is responsible for taking a gaming system and television that had been donated to give to a family in need this Christmas. Capt. Donnie Marvels, who…

Mystery Donor Drops Annual $1K into W. Va. Kettle

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Someone has slipped a $1,000 bill into a Salvation Army kettle in Morgantown, West Virginia, every year for nearly four decades. The long-running holiday mystery continued on Saturday when a $1,000 bill was found in a kettle at a supermarket. Salvation Army Lt. Allen Adkins told media outlets that the donation is a big help. He…