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

Thank You Everyone!

Thank you for your generosity always, but especially during this past holiday season. Because of you The Salvation Army surpassed its goal at the red kettles raising $532,000.  Those funds will enable us to reach out to those who find themselves in times of crisis not only at Christmas but all year long.  And if you were one of many who picked an angel off … Continue reading

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

Protective Life Helps Out

 Thank you to Protective Life for their time and efforts painting our two veteran’s rooms and filling food bags. Over 40 volunteers showed up to put a fresh coat of paint on the walls and lockers of those that stay with us. “It is great to see them work with smiles on their faces,” says one of our veterans. “They don’t know how much it … 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