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The Salvation Army Responds to Typhoon Yolanda

Update 11/14:  The Salvation Army in The Philippines is ready to assist the many thousands of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.  Seven tons of food—rice and canned goods—have already been prepared for distribution in 18-kilogram packages.  The region’s geography is complicating any response, with the worst-hit area being made up …Read More

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Salvation Army of Kalamazoo takes kids for Back-to-School Shopping Spree at Target Click the link above for more gallery of photos THANK YOU IS IN ORDER FOR TARGET, LOCAL DONORS AND VOLUNTEERS KALAMAZOO, MI – The Salvation Army of Kalamazoo took 26 Kalamazoo County area students to the Target store on West Main Street for some back-to-school shopping on Tuesday, August 6th.  Target …Read More

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 JUNE 7th, 2013 NATIONAL DONUT DAY The idea for Donut Day originated from the battlefields of France in 1917, during World War I, when Salvation Army served coffee and donuts to soldiers in the trenches. Rations were poor so the donut idea was conceived as a means of bringing the …Read More

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Emergency Disaster Services Deployed in Moore, OK

The Salvation Army has been deployed to the southern Oklahoma City area in the wake of Monday’s devastating tornado. The twister touched down west of Newcastle, Oklahoma at approximately 2:56pm and tore a 22 mile path of destruction northeast through the city of Moore before dissipating prior to reaching Stanley …Read More

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The Salvation Army to Provide Assistance Following Boston Marathon Explosions

Photo via Updated on April 17th, 2013: The Salvation Army is providing support to survivors and first responders in Boston, Massachusetts, following the explosions that occurred near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, which resulted in at least three deaths and left more than 140 people injured. Four Salvation …Read More

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Matching Sponsors to Give Kettles a Boost This Holiday Season

2012 Kettle Matching Sponsors to Help Increase Giving For Local Salvation Army Kalamazoo, MI November 16, 2012  Today, November 16th, 2012, The Salvation Army in Kalamazoo will officially kick off its annual Red Kettle Campaign with a new bell ringing twist, Kettle Matching Sponsorships.   When you make a contribution to …Read More

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Homeless Veterans Stand Down 2012

On September 28th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., veterans from around the state are invited once again to The Salvation Army – Kalamazoo Community Center, located at 1700 S. Burdick St., to participate in the Kalamazoo County Homeless Veterans Stand Down. This marks the 8th year for The Salvation Army …Read More

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Kalamazoo Corps welcomes new officers

Keith & Sherrie Welch, Corps Officers On Wednesday, June 27, 2012, The Salvation Army, Kalamazoo greeted and welcomed our new Corps Officer, Majors Keith & Sherrie Welch.   We are pleased and blessed to have them join us.   Keith and Sherrie are grateful to be here in our community …Read More

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National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive

THE SALVATION ARMY SAYS “THANK YOU” FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL LETTER CARRIER FOOD DRIVE Over 5 tons (10,350) of food were collected at the Parchment Post Office this year as part of the 2012 National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive. The Salvation Army is grateful to the Parchment community for …Read More

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National Salvation Army Week

In celebration of  the 58th NATIONAL SALVATION ARMY WEEK (May 14 – 20) The Salvation Army Kalamazoo Corps says to local donors and volunteers for their generous support. Kalamazoo, MI May 9, 2012 – For an organization that has been helping those in need for nearly 150 years, the mission of …Read More

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