Stories tagged with: Muskinum County Salvation Army

January 15, 2013 - 6:12pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

There's a segment of homeless in our area that's growing.

Over the past year organizers of this year's homeless count said they've seen more homeless families. Some of those have found their way to the Salvation Army's Shelter.

"Over the last year I've seen a significant increase in the shelter with families, whether it is headed by a father or a mother," said Shelter Manger Karen Walker. "We have had a significant increase in families becoming homeless."

October 3, 2012 - 4:48pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The warm temperatures Wednesday made it feel like summer, but it won't be long before winter arrives and your kids will need their coats.

The Salvation Army held the first day of its annual "Coats for Kids" drive Wednesday at the shelter on Putnam Avenue.

Office Coordinator Mindy McCloy said the program provides free winter coats for boys and girls and accessories for area teens, kids and infants.

The turnout for the first day of the drive was slow but McCloy...

July 1, 2012 - 2:50pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

The Red Cross and Salvation Army have teamed up to provide shelter for those in need during the power outage.

The Salvation Army in Muskingum County, the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Guernsey County, Crooksville High School in Perry County, the Senior Center in Morgan County, the Red Cross in Coshocton County and the Recreation Center in Licking County are all operating as cooling centers.

"At the shelters we're doing cooling stations, we're providing people with ice...

January 24, 2012 - 10:06pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Continuum of Care along with local volunteers take to the streets to count the homeless in the county.

The count is required each year by the U-S Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Tuesday night, volunteers from around the area went in search of the homeless, and provided them with food and other supplies.

Co-chair of the project, Theresa Antal said along with the number of homeless people in the county rising, the support from the community...

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