Volunteers help package gifts to be sent to troops overseas through Operation Compassion. Operation Compassion is a Salvation Army program which sends care packages to soldiers overseas four times a year. Most of the soldiers are stationed in Afghanistan. Thirteen volunteers helped pack 777 care packages Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 […]
Kids Toy Shop
Up to 820 families may have a brighter Christmas this year because of The Salvation Army’s Kids Toy Shop, helping families who have requested for Christmas assistance. Distribution of the 10,000 toys, acquired through donations and donated funds, is today Dec. 17, 2009 at the Indiana State Fairground’s Northwest Pavilion.
Shopping for Kids Toy Shop at Wal-Mart
Christmas is approaching and stores are stuffed with shoppers trying to prepare for the holidays. The Wal-Mart at 4545 Lafayette Road is no exception, but on Wednesday, Dec.19, 2009, the line at register 13 was unusually long with shopping carts filled with toys. On this day, Salvation Army employees went […]
The Salvation Army Sends Prayers and Packages
Flags were proudly displayed throughout the country today at half-staff, honoring America’s 23.2 million veterans (US Census Bureau 2008). The Salvation Army joined the Veteran’s Day celebrations at a remembrance ceremony in downtown Indy followed by a parade and by preparing Christmas Care Packages for military personnel serving overseas. Major […]