Backpacks for Carl Wilde Elementary

To walk in the doors of Carl Wilde Elementary, IPS School #79, you’d be surprised to find a child walking around without a smile on her face. Especially on the first day, even in a school where every child qualifies for the free breakfast and lunch programs. We were delighted […]

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Huntington Bank Donates Hundreds of Backpacks

Thanks to our friends at Huntington Bank, hundreds of children will have the tools they need to start school next week. Huntington’s President, Mike Newbold, presented 450 backpacks and supplies to Major Amick this morning. He shared, “Huntington is committed to helping families save, budget and spend wisely, but we […]

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Donor Provides Back-to-School Shoes and Supplies

On Wednesday August 5, over 120 children from The Salvation Army’s Summer Day Camp programs received new shoes, socks, and school supplies thanks to the generosity of long time Salvation Army donor, Mrs. Laura Lewis.  This was the fourth year that Mrs. Lewis, who is now 93 years old, has […]

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Salvation Army Hosts Senior Health Fair

“One of the best kept secrets in The Salvation Army.”  That’s how Andrea Robinson describes The Salvation Army’s Booth Manor Apartments for Seniors.  The apartments provide low income housing for those 62 and over who can live independently.  Currently, there are 75 seniors who have made Booth Manor their home. […]

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