Stories tagged with: Salvation Army

November 24, 2009 - 12:53pm
4 years 35 weeks ago

This holiday season some local students are giving back to the community.

Students at McIntire Munson Elementary school collected over 800 cans to help feed families in need.

"We raised cans for the Salvation Army,"

The kids said they are really happy to be able to help needy families their community.
The master mind of the can food drive was their custodian David Carter.
He said he came up with the idea and the secretary worked with him and then...

November 16, 2009 - 6:53pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

The Salvation Army's red kettles are back for the holidays.

Captain Diane Campbell says there's a small number of them out now, but that will grow and spread to some of the area's bigger locations after Black Friday.

She says the warm weather has been nice for volunteers so far, but they will be out even when more winter-like conditions arrive.

"We're still out there, and we're shaking the bell. That gives us the incentive, but I think the need too, as it increases....

November 7, 2009 - 6:52pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

Hundreds of Harleys roared through Zanesville in support of the Salvation Army.

The 13th annual "Motorcyclists For Kids" raised money and toys to kick off the Salvation Army's Christmas campaign.

"It is an event that brings the bikers in from all around the area of Zanesville and surrounding communities to help the underprivileged children of Perry, Morgan and Muskingum counties through the Salvation Army," tells Michael McGuire an Elder for Bikers For...

October 22, 2009 - 12:45pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

Most of us are feeling the effects of the recession and with Christmas right around the corner, groups like the Salvation Army are forced to make cut backs due to the lack of donations.

Captain Ralph Campbell says they helped over 19,000 kids and purchased over $60,000 worth of food and toys last year and that put them in debt.

"I know that times are tight and we feel the crunch as well as other agencies. We're not the only agency feeling this but I would just...

October 14, 2009 - 4:52pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

The countdown to Christmas is a little more than two months away, but one local organization is already prepping for the holiday season.

"It's that time of the season again already. It's hard to believe that it's coming around, and the way the weather is, it feels like it too, " says Christmas Coordinator, Joyce Krouskoupf.

The Salvation Army will be accepting applications for Christmas food baskets and children's toys in Zanesville from October...

October 8, 2009 - 6:50pm
4 years 41 weeks ago

Hundreds of jackets are being given out to people in need to help fight the cold chill blowing in.

Thursday is the first day of the Zanesville Salvation Army coat drive and the program will continue through March.

"As of today we are doing 300 coats today with the people who have done the applications.  They are new coats and we work with Walmart North and Steve Jones and his crew did a great job in helping us pick out the coats," says Captain...

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