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Meals on Wheels Volunteers Battle Snow to Deliver Wishes

Archived, 10 days ago From rochester.twcnews.com 

Rochester, NEW YORK - The wintry weather did not dampen the spirit of the season as the annual Meals on Wheels Warmest Wishes campaign began this week.

Braving the storm, some employees at Doyle Subaru packed up gift bags and mapped out their delivery route ...

Salvation Army extends Angel Tree program to fill wishes

Archived, 10 days ago From wbir.com 

Knoxville, TENNESSEE - The Salvation Army hopes to provide a Merry Christmas for more than 17-hundred children in Knox County, but many of the gifts for its Angel Tree program haven't been turned in yet.

All the gifts go to their distribution warehouse, wher ...

Sky Zone Teams Up with Toys for Tots for Donations in Highland Heights and Westlake

Archived, 11 days ago From franchising.com 

San Jose, CALIFORNIA - Sky Zone Highland Heights and Sky Zone Westlake have teamed up with Toys for Tots to encourage new toy donations for the holiday season. This collaboration will help spread holiday cheer to local children in the community and will continue through De ...

Habitat for Humanity surpasses 1 million families served worldwide

Archived, 11 days ago From westhawaiitoday.com 

Kailua-Kona, HAWAII - Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 1 million families — representing 5 million people in more than 70 countries — improve their living conditions since the organization was founded in 1976, according to its annual report.

Habita ...

Habitat for Humanity uses grant to revitalize Flint

Archived, 11 days ago From freep.com 

Detroit, MICHIGAN - The Genesee County Habitat for Humanity is using a $50,000 grant to fund a neighborhood revitalization effort and new marketing strategy in Flint.

The Flint Journal reports Habitat neighborhood outreach coordinator Tom Wyatt says $40,0 ...

Widow places diamond ring in Salvation Army kettle

Archived, 11 days ago From sfgate.com 

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA - The Salvation Army found an unusual surprise inside one of its red donation kettles: a diamond engagement ring given by a widow in honor of her late husband.

The charity said Monday the anonymous benefactor placed the diamond ring — va ...

Mystery donor drops $1,400 coin in Salvation Army kettle -- again

Archived, 11 days ago From sun-sentinel.com 

Fort Lauderdale, FLORIDA - On each of the past two Fridays, a mysterious donor has dropped valuable gold coins into the red kettles used by the Salvation Army to collect donations during the holiday season.

The heavy Mexican coins date to 1947, are worth an esti ...

Meals on Wheels expands program to Bixby

Archived, 11 days ago From tulsaworld.com 

Tulsa, OKLAHOMA - Meals on Wheels Tulsa launched a new distribution location in Bixby on Monday, marking the agency’s first expansion in 30 years.

The agency is partnering with North Heights Church of Christ in Bixby to distribute meals to the southern ...

Area United Way efforts raise $1.7M

Archived, 11 days ago From thetelegraph.com 

Alton, ILLINOIS - People in the Southwest Illinois Division area have once again demonstrated their generosity and caring by raising $1,762,139 for the 2014 fundraising campaign to help their neighbors and strengthen their community. The Southwest Illinois Division of ...

Generous stranger leaves gold coins and a note for the Salvation Army: 'A child is born, Jesus!'

Archived, 11 days ago From christiantoday.com 

London, U K - The Salvation Army Temple Corps Community Center in north Houston received two gold coins in one week from an anonymous benefactor.

The coins were dropped in Salvation Army red kettles outside of Sam's Club and Walmart, along with note ...

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