Stories tagged with: Salvation Army

October 6, 2010 - 10:12am
5 years 7 weeks ago

With the fall in temperatures one local group is keeping kids in our area all buttoned up and in style.

The Salvation Army went shopping Wednesday for their Coats for Kids program. People signed up to get a coat at the Salvation Army and tomorrow they will be able to pick them up.

"It's just to get all of our kids out there so they have a coat and be warm this winter be able to enjoy their self and you know and not be cold you know i hate to see them go to school and...

September 29, 2010 - 4:32pm
5 years 8 weeks ago

The deadline is fast approaching if your child needs a coat for the upcoming winter season.

Parents have until Thursday to register for the Salvation Army's Coats for Kids event. The staff need to take down the child's name and coat size so it can go shopping for the outerwear next week. Then the parents will bring their kids in next Thursday to pick-up their coats.

"The kids are so happy. They get a new coat. Sometimes it's the first time they even get a new coat, and they'...

September 9, 2010 - 5:58pm
5 years 11 weeks ago

It's hard to admit, but winter will be here before we know it.

The Salvation Army will be hosting it's annual Coats For Kids campaign October 7th-8th. They are asking the community to donate extra coats they may have.

"Were' still in need of coats, especially the middle sized kids. So anybody that would like to volunteer to hop on with that, just bring a coat in," said Shelter Manager Joyce Krouskoupf.

Last year, the Salvation Army gave away 1,300 coats, helping...

August 31, 2010 - 9:25am
5 years 12 weeks ago

The Zanesville Salvation Army is closed today (Tuesday)due to water line problems. But, officials say the organization will still be able to serve food later today. The Army says it will hand out sack lunches starting at 4:30 this afternoon.

August 9, 2010 - 4:40pm
5 years 15 weeks ago

More than 1,000 area kids have outfits to wear for the start of school.

The Salvation Army was able to provide five outfits to each child, from kindergarten through high school, and gave out more than 6,000 pieces of clothing.

"We also gave a lot of shoes this year. The shoe amount tripled. I don't think we were expecting that. We're thankful and glad that we had the shoes to give away. We even had a few leftover, " says Office Assistant Mindy McCloy.

McCloy says...

August 5, 2010 - 11:12am
5 years 16 weeks ago

Hundreds of people are visiting the Salvation Army to do a little shopping...for free.

The Free School Clothing Giveaway started Thursday and will continue on Friday and the price is right for Muskingum, Noble, and Perry county residents.

"I don't have money to buy a lot of clothes so I look forward to this every year," Davis said.

Kelly Davis has four children.

"I am shopping for my daughter Mary Jane, and my three boys Decker, Blaze, and...

August 3, 2010 - 4:30pm
5 years 16 weeks ago

More than 1,000 area kids are expected to walk through the Salvation Army's doors in Zanesville this Thursday and Friday.

The organization is holding its annual school clothing giveaway for those in kindergarten through high school. Tables are lined with thousands of items packed on top of each other, and the staff say thanks to generous donations from the community, each child will get to pick out five outfits.

"I think the people of Zanesville should hold their heads up...

July 28, 2010 - 4:38pm
5 years 17 weeks ago

A local couple recieves a warm surprise from one chartiable organization.

Earl and Billy Jo Munyan say their prayers were answered when the Salvation Army donated a handicap accessible van to them. The couple was seeking financial assistance from the community to purchase a vehicle that was easier for Earl to get in and out of.

"I thanked god, I praised god, I was dancing around, my grandkids started dancing, I was so excited and I started crying," said Billy Jo...

July 19, 2010 - 5:18pm
5 years 18 weeks ago

One local organization is looking to help area kids have a wardrobe for school.

The Zanesville Salvation Army will be holding its annual clothing giveaway Thursday, August 5th and Friday, August 6th. The staff says it's hoping to hand out five outfits to each child.

"I don't think the numbers are going down this year. I was hoping the trend would change, but at this point, we're going to try to meet those needs and probably a little bit more this year, " says Diane...

July 7, 2010 - 5:37pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

The Salvation Army's shelter in Zanesville is at capacity.

Staff say the numbers of people coming through their doors have really gone up because of the heat.

"We have 35 beds, but we can go to an overflow of 50. If we have to, we will open up the gym or the recreation room and put some cots in there. (We'll) do what we have to do, " says Captain Ralph Campbell.

Some people are coming in because they don't have air conditioning in their homes, but most of them are...

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