Woman Drops $1500 Ring in Red Kettle

The Salvation Army has been blessed over the years with unusual yet wonderful donations for its red kettle drive. The bell ringers in our area have reported that this holiday season is no different. We recently received a donated ring appraised at $1500 that a lady dropped into a kettle at Brookwood Village. We were able to catch up with her to ask why she … 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

Hallelujah Lassies

“Hallelujah Lassies” was a term coined for Salvation Army women that preached the gospel in the mid 1800′s. One woman in particular helped pioneered this….. Eliza Shirley – Salvation Army Pioneer Born in 1863 Eliza Shirley was raised to be a proper Victorian young lady in 19th Century England. Though trained in all the manners and customs to become a lady of the manor, Eliza … Continue reading

Angel Tree Registration over

  Pictured: A/Capt. Kathy Parker & Capt. Jani Criss The Angel Tree registration period is now closed for 2013. We want to thank all of our volunteers and staff that made the week go smoothly. Rough estimates show children needing assistance close to that of last years that totaled near 7,000 for our area. We will update those numbers shortly. If you missed the registration … 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

Donate your Miles

It’s National Aviation Day! Thanks to Orville Wright we can reach spots all over the world quickly. As you travel to those exotic locations, keep in mind that your flyer miles can help thousands in our area. The Salvation Army is well-known for the famous kettle bells during the Christmas season. Many are familiar with the fabulous deals and easy ability to donate to our Thrift … Continue reading

New Bessemer Officers

Pictured: Back Row L-R: Area Commander Major Bob Parker, A/Captain Kathy Parker, Capt. Jani Criss, Capt. Bill Criss  Front Row L-R Capt. Young Kim, Capt. Yong Kim The Birmingham Salvation Army area command is proud to welcome Captains’ Yong (Pronounced with a long O sound) & Young Kim to our Bessemer Corp. They will be responsible for services that assist those in need in the … Continue reading

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