Facts & Trivia about The Salvation Army

FACTS & TRIVIA ABOUT  THE SALVATION ARMY National Salvation Army Week 2015   As we celebrate National Salvation Army Week and the 150th world-wide Anniversary of The Salvation Army, we share some interesting facts and trivia about The Salvation Army.   DID YOU KNOW THAT?    In July 2015, The Salvation Army will celebrate its 150th world-wide anniversary. Now, that is something to celebrate!   … Continue reading

National Salvation Army Week, May 11-15, 2015

Today kicks-off National Salvation Army Week. Typically observed in the second week of May, this National Salvation Army Week was first declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 – 74 years after The Salvation Army arrived in the U.S. In his proclamation he noted:   “Among Americans, The Salvation Army has long been a symbol of wholehearted dedication to the cause of human brotherhood . . . Their work … Continue reading

The Salvation Army’s Trussville Donation Drop-off Location Has Moved to a New Site

Birmingham, Ala. (May 7, 2015) – The Salvation Army  donation site located in Trussville at East Minister Presbyterian Church has moved to a new location due to the sale of the property. Effective immediately, please take donations to the new donation site located approximately one mile south of the old location. The new drop-off site is located at 1173 Gadsden Hwy./US 11 and is one … Continue reading

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

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

Holiday Information

To donate to our Red Kettle CLICK HERE Online Angel adoptions CLICK HERE Gift Drives: McWane Science Center Coat & Shoe drive– drop off a new coat or pair of shoes for children newborn to 12 yrs of age at McWane Science Center from Nov. 18 until Dec 6, 2013. McWane info: Address: 200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL.  – Phone:(205) 714-8300 Maurices – 10% off any … Continue reading

BCBS – Caring Foundation Donates $100,000

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Caring Foundation has been a wonderful partner with The Salvation Army for many years.  The foundation’s ongoing support has made a tremendous impact in the lives of the men, women and children served by The Salvation Army throughout the Birmingham community. We are pleased to announce that this wonderful organization is once again supporting our work to meet the needs … Continue reading

Angel Tree Registration Info

  QUALIFICATIONS: for The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program for anyone living in Jefferson, Shelby or Chilton County: Child(ren) 10 yrs of age & under Birth certificate of each child that will receive gifts Social Security cards of parent(s) / legal guardian and all children applying Picture ID of parent(s) /  legal guardian Proof of income Proof of residency- power bill etc IF YOU MEET QUALIFICATIONS – TO … Continue reading