INDIANAPOLIS, December 11, 2010– The Salvation Army today received a $125,000 contribution to assist with a new Youth Empowerment Initiative. The grant – which was given to the non-profit organization through the Walmart Foundation’s State Giving Program – will support the development of the program’s service components and support […]
Warm Temps A Bonus For Veteran’s Day Service
Short sleeves and sunglasses – not the usual attire for Veteran’s Day. It was for Veteran’s Day 2010 and the warm weather drew hundreds to the north steps of the War Memorial for a tribute to veterans from all branches of our military. Indiana’s Divisional Commander, Major Richard Amick opened […]
The Salvation Army – Doing More With Less?
A new report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy shows that donations to the nation’s biggest charities dropped 11 percent last year – the worst decline in the publication’s two decades of Philanthropy 400 rankings. And among the ten charities that raised the most last year, six of them reported declines […]
Families On The Brink Given Hope Through CERF Program Awards
Many families faced with unemployment, health issues, eviction and other symptoms of the lagging economy have been given a chance to move forward in their lives with the assistance of The Salvation Army and recent funding awards from the CERF (Community Economic Relief) program. “Funding has been limited for programs […]