Stories tagged with: The Salvation Army

November 21, 2012 - 6:30pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

Thanksgiving came a day early for those who attended the Salvation Army's dinner Wednesday afternoon.

Anywhere from six to eight-hundred people were expected to turn out for the traditional Thanksgiving meal, a community gathering which has occurred for about twenty years. The idea is to bring the community together by offering not only a meal, but a sense of family.

"A lot of our people are going through some very difficult times and I think this gives them an hour or two...

November 9, 2012 - 6:44pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

A local company is helping those in need this holiday season.

Zanesville based RMedia is hosting a Feed Their Need campaign, for every "like" the group gets on facebook they will donate a can of food to the Salvation Army of Muskingum County. The campaign begins on October 24th and continues until Thanksgiving Day.

"We are a family owned company, we've all been born and raised in the Y-City, we understand the need that different people have especially this time of...

November 4, 2011 - 5:18pm
2 years 43 weeks ago

It's that time of year again to begin thinking about the holiday season.

The annual collection of toys for families less fortunate will kick-off Saturday with the Motorcyclist for Kids Toy Ride. The parade of motorcyclists will begin at the Zanesville Colony Square Mall and lead to the Salvation Army.

"For us it's really exciting because it is the kick off," said Salvation Army's Mindy McCloy. "There are so many people that really get involved...

December 6, 2010 - 7:12pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

A local funeral home is doing its part to help The Salvation Army this holiday season.

Beginning today, The Bryan and Snider Funeral Home will be a drop off point for non-perishable food items and new unwrapped toys.  Phil Zehms, managing partner of The Bryan and Snider Funeral Home, says he is more than pleased to participate in making the holidays better for families in Muskingum County.

"In these economic times that we are having, there is a greater need...

June 10, 2010 - 5:37pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

A youth group has teamed up with The Salvation Army to provide fun in the form of a block party.

Members of the Eternity Youth Group of Duncan Falls United Methodist Church have organized the event to bring together the community.

"Block party is a thing we're doing here at The Salvation Army. We're going to have free food, games, there's going to be popcorn and cotton candy and we're going to be playing live later in the evening and in the afternoon," says...

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