When Sandy Kirbride went to volunteer at the Salvation Army Monday she was met with a huge surprise.
After years of volunteering for the Salvation Army, for sometimes more than 40 hours a week, Kirbride received recognition from the Ohio Secretary of State, John Husted. The original liaison for the Secretary of State's office, Bob Kalish presented the award to Kirbride this afternoon. And the first thing she thought about was the people that get help.
Back to school can be an exciting time for many children and their families...but it can also be very expensive.
The Salvation Army is stepping up to help with back to school clothes again this year. They're hosting a school clothing giveaway at their location on Putnam Avenue. They served over 120 families at the event last year, and they're prepared to serve even more this time around.
"It's all the donations that's come in throughout the year, the clothing...
The Salvation Army honors a tradition that's been going on since 1938.
Traditionally, National Donut Day takes place the first Friday in June. The day honors the "Doughnut Lassies", women from the Salvation Army that traveled overseas during World War I and II to serve the tasty treats to soldiers.
"The ladies would and would go and give donuts to the soldiers. Donuts and coffee and they would actually go into the front lines," said Salvation Army Office...
The Salvation Army is teaming up with the Renner Theater to throw a summer splash musical.
The "Beach Party" musical will take place on Friday June 27th in the gymnasium at the Salvation Army. The Renner Theater is bringing all the fun and entertainment to transform the evening into a night on the beach.
" What we've been doing the last few summers here at the Salvation Army is helping them out raising funds," said Rich Tolliver
President of the Renner Theater. "We've done theme concerts. We...
Keeping kids warm for the winter becomes a major goal for one local business.
Friday, representatives of Terry's Tavern presented the Salvation Army, on behalf of the tavern and its patrons, with a $1,000 for their "Coats for Kids Campaign." The money raised through various fundraisers and donations held by Terry's over the last six months. This is the second year they've donated to the program.
"Over the year's we've been involved with the Salvation Army in...
A local fundraiser provided monetary donations to five service organizations in our area.
This year, the 17th Annual Souper Bowl raised enough money to give away five $2,500 checks to Christ's Table, Eastside Community Ministries, The Salvation Army, Fellowship of Christ, and the Muskingum County Center for Seniors.
"I am really excited about it because it shows that the community comes together to help those in need and we do run a soup kitchen and we also run a pantry...
A local organization visited WHIZ's Z92 Radio Station to set up headquarters for their annual fundraising event.
For more than 40 years, the Zanesville Jaycee's have participated in C Day, an event where members pick up can goods, toys, and clothes from the community and donate them to the local Salvation Army . This year they were able to pick up even more items for the good cause.
"Well last year we weren't able to take furniture donations.. This year...
For the past 17 years local bikers have ridden together to provide Christmas toys for area children.
In partnership with the Salvation Army, Rushing Wind Biker Church is hosting its annual Motorcyclists for Kids Toy Ride next month. The event will feature contests, live auctions and even a couple of special holiday characters for the children.
"We are going to having Santa Claus there, Misses Claus will be there at the Colony Square Mall where the event takes place,"...