Miss Alabama to Model Fashions at Annual Fashion Show

This year’s annual Salvation Army fashion show will feature the current Miss Alabama Caitlin Brunell as one of the models showcasing the latest fashions the Green Springs family store has to offer for men, women and children. The fashion show will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at The Salvation Army’s Family Store located at 76 Greensprings Highway in Homewood. This … Continue reading

Notre Dame Band to Volunteer at The Salvation Army

On Monday, October 20, the University of Notre Dame Band will be making a stop in Birmingham to volunteer at The Salvation Army. Approximately 60 members, of the 380 member band, opted to spend their fall break doing service work as they drive back to Notre Dame by bus after performing at the University of Notre Dame vs. Florida State University football game on Saturday, October … Continue reading

The Salvation Army Food Pantry Supplies Running Low

October 9, 2014 – The Salvation Army Social Services Center is asking for help stocking their food pantry. An average of 200 families in Birmingham seek food assistance every month, most with small children. Each year thousands of pounds of food are distributed to those in need but this month, a low inventory of food items means the ability to provide food assistance may be … Continue reading

4th Annual Roxanne Adams Memorial Blood Drive

The fourth annual Roxanne Adams Memorial Blood Drive will be held March 29, 2014 inside the Gardendale Civic Center (970 Main St. in Gardendale, Al) from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The Salvation Army is proud to be a sponsor of this event that hopes to collect as many units of blood as possible for LifeSouth to distribute in our area. Each unit has the capability of saving three lives. Donors will … Continue reading

Emergency Disaster Training

Weather patterns haven’t exactly been quiet around here lately and tornado & hurricane seasons are right around the corner. To prepare for the rest of 2014, The Birmingham Salvation Army will be offering disaster training for volunteers in April with classes available Friday April 11 or Saturday April 12 at our social services building located at 2130 11th Ave. North in Birmingham. Upon completion, volunteers will be able to serve in many capacities. They … Continue reading

Shelby County Warming Station

The greater Birmingham Salvation Army is prepared to help anyone needing shelter from the cold. The emergency shelter in downtown Birmingham expects an influx over the next couple of days and will offer free food and shelter to anyone needing it. In Shelby County they are opening a warming station at 108 Plaza Circle in Alabaster. The schedule for now will be: 24 hour coffee availability … Continue reading

Stranded to Help

No one was immune from the recent incredible snow event, or snowmaggedon 2014. We all witnessed it and were a part of in some very unique ways yesterday. We interviewed our own employees that were stranded like thousands of others across the Southeast. We are thankful that they, and so many others, eventually made it home safely. The following video gives you a glimpse of … Continue reading

Snowed In-But Assisting

No one was immune from the recent incredible snow event, or “Snowmaggedon 2014″. We all witnessed it and were a part of in some very unique ways yesterday. Our own Director of Development, Brandy Crumly, was stranded on I-65 for more than 6 hours. And our Director of Social Services, Larry Dancy, had to abandon his car and seek a warm place to lay his head. He walked … Continue reading

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