Extreme Makeover-Salvation Army Edition

Christopher Kaufman receives a plaque of appreciation from Major David Wetzel of the Salvation Army on Thursday afternoon during the grand opening of the thrift store in Carlisle, PA. The Salvation Army of Carlisle, PA received a fabulous makeover thanks to one hard-working high school Senior. After months of planning, organizing and 300 hours of physical labor, Christopher Kaufman reflects in The Sentinel on the … Continue reading

Heroic Japanese Reactor Workers on ‘Suicide Mission’

Nicknamed the “Fukushima Fifty.” 180 workers try to head off a nuclear disaster in an effort some are calling a “suicide mission.” Amplify’d from goodnewsdaily.com Heroic Japanese Reactor Workers on ‘Suicide Mission’ Japanese workers who are “not afraid to die” are struggling to head off a nuclear disaster at the stricken Fukushima reactors in an effort some are calling a “suicide mission.” On Wednesday, 180 … Continue reading

“Check” This Out

Craig Walker out of Lake Charles, La is a canteen worker, spending his time all around our area, but was recently out in McDonald Chapel. While there he was given this by a woman who was going through what was left of her house, only to find a checkbook and insurance papers from Atmore, Alabama in amongst her debris. Many reports have come in that are finding debris … Continue reading

$10,000 Donation

We just received a check for $5,000 from our long-time supporter Rhetta Skelton. Not to be outdone her daughter Loree also gave us a check for $5,000. So thanks to the Skelton’s we now have $10,000 to buy supplies and items needed for the tornado victims. This family has always been supportive day-to-day and through disasters like this, so we thank them for their support.

Shoe Full of Love

This was a pair of shoes we received as a donation with a picture and a note saying “May God Bless you and may you have good health and a happy family.” Signed: Gerald & Donna Gober of Gardendale. Their support and love is what keeps us all going. Thanks to you for your kindness.

Warehouse of Help

Press conference 5pm at warehouse for donations and place for victims to get much needed items. Drop offs start tomorrow 9am, victims can start coming Monday 8am to receive help. Items needed include water, non-perishable items, clothing, diapers, hygiene, and cleaning products. Warehouse is located at 350 Industrial Dr. Birmingham. More info to come