In 2011, Caleb Stokes and Leilan McNally made bell ringing history. The men rang the iconic bells outside of the Emmis Communications Building on Monument Circle for 60 straight hours. Along with Darrell Tureskis, another contestant in Springfield IL, the two men set the new world record. This inaugural World […]
Ready for Red Kettles
It’s November, and whether you’re starting your Christmas shopping or gearing up for the next Colts game, the thrill of the season trumps the nippy air and gusty weather. At The Salvation Army, we’re also busy preparing for another busy holiday season. From coordinating hundreds of volunteers to putting a […]
The numbers are in!
Saturday’s Coats for Kids distribution was a bustling affair, as the final numbers have confirmed! Saturday’s Distribution: 4,132 Coats 1,694 Jackets 3,822 Hats, Gloves and Scarves 262 Snow Pants and Vests 4,229 Children Served Monday’s Warehouse Distribution (For local service agencies): 1,327 Coats And let’s not forget about the 400+ […]
Coats For Kids Distribution
A cheer went up when the doors to the Horticulture Agriculture Building at the Indiana State Fairgrounds opened at 8:00 this morning. Families immediately began to stream into the biggest coat closet in the state – at least for one day. Today is the culmination of months of planning, weeks […]