Stories tagged with: Salvation Army

December 16, 2011 - 4:01pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

Christmas is delivered for nearly 1,000 families on Friday afternoon.

The Salvation Army of Muskingum, Morgan and Perry Counties distributed toys, clothing and meals to families in need.

"It's a good feeling for us because we know we're helping the community," said Major Ralph Campbell. '"Sometimes we get to see the child go through with mom and dad and say "Oh, look at that," and "Oh I want that."

Volunteer Chris Beach...

December 13, 2011 - 5:41pm
3 years 32 weeks ago

The Salvation Army is helping 1,200 children have a happier Christmas.

Clothing and toys will be distributed on Friday, but the organization is asking for more donations.  Captain Diane Campbell said not all families can afford to give their kids the Christmas they deserve.

"This helps them to provide toys for Christmas that they may not be able to do for their children because their money is split or the income has been cut," said Campbell.

Campbell said the...

December 9, 2011 - 5:50pm
3 years 33 weeks ago

The Salvation Army of Zanesville is still looking for food and toy donations this holiday season.

Donations are down from last year's holiday drive.  Normally, a box of food would last for about a week, but coordinator, Joyce Krouskoupf said that a week's worth of food may only last some families a couple of days.

"Everybody is in need pretty much this year," said Krouskoupf.  "The ones that have been helping us this year, they're the army behind the army...

December 5, 2011 - 12:45pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The holidays are right around the corner, and The Salvation Army in Muskingum County is asking for your help filling Christmas baskets for those in need.

Major Ralph Campbell says The Salvation Army is providing food baskets for over 1200 families this Christmas season. Food items such as mixed vegetables, macaroni & cheese, and canned pasta are just a few of the items still needed. Campbell says donations from organizations, like the Ohio National Guard, are vital.


November 23, 2011 - 6:24pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

The Salvation Army in Muskingum County gave thanks by giving.

Moved by the community's generosity, Major Ralph Campbell said more than 100 turkeys were donated for Wednesday's Thanksgiving dinner and was served by local volunteers.

"I mean they could be sitting at home, watching wife get ready for tomorrow but instead they are here helping less fortunate," said Campbell.

Campbell said last year's dinner served more than 800 people and will likely serve even more...

November 21, 2011 - 3:43pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

The Salvation Army in Muskingum County would like to thank the community for their donated turkeys, many of which are already roasting in preparation for Wednesday's meal.

Office Coordinator Mindy McCloy said more than 70 turkeys were received- that's more than she thinks they'll need.

"If we don't need all the turkey we've gotten for Thanksgiving dinner they will be used," explained McCloy. "Our next thing will be our Christmas outreach, we have a lot of...

November 12, 2011 - 4:39pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

If you were listening to our very own Z-92 Saturday morning, you probably hear Christmas Music, it might seem a little early in the season but it was all for a good cause.

The Zanesville Jaycee's partnered with the Salvation Army for their annual C-Day. Residents could call in to the WHIZ Studios, donate gently used items, canned goods or other non perishable items and the Jaycees would come to your door step to pick them up.

"I know Thanksgiving hasn't come and gone...

November 10, 2011 - 5:50pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

For many of us, Thanksgiving is a time to gather around the table and spend time with family, but for those less fortunate, a turkey dinner may be hard to come by.

For over a decade, the Salvation Army in Zanesville has prepared a special Thanksgiving meal for anyone needing a place to go, but this year, Captain Diane Campbell said there's a big problem.

"The situation is that I asked my cook if he has enough turkeys, and he told me he only has five," said Campbell....

November 10, 2011 - 10:41am
3 years 37 weeks ago

A popular holiday event is moving weekends in order to help more people.

The Jaycee's sponsored C-Day is a way to collect clothing, toys, canned good and other gently used items for the Salvation Army. Taking part is as easy as picking up a phone. Residents with items can call into the WHIZ studios, give their address and the Jaycees will come to your home to collect items.

"The holiday season is all about giving," said Jaycee's member Ben Whitacre. "It's such...

November 8, 2011 - 6:42pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

If you've ever wanted a celebrity to serve you dinner, next Tuesday is the perfect opportunity.

The Applebee's restaurant in Zanesville is hosting its Celebrity Server event on November 15th.  Applebee's General Manager David Jacobs said Senator Troy Balderson, Mayor "Butch" Zwelling and other well-known locals will shadow servers and collect tips for the Angel Tree.

"The Angel Tree is when we take children from the Salvation Army that are underprivileged and...

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