$10K dropped into Salvation Army collection kettle

PORTLAND, OR — The Salvation Army received quite a surprise in a collection kettle at a Fred Meyer in northeast Portland Wednesday: $10,000 in cash. It’s believed to be the largest cash donation ever put in a single Salvation Army kettle in the Portland area: one hundred $100 bills were dropped into the kettle at 3030 Northeast Weidler Street. “It’s incredible,” said Marcos Marquez with The Salvation Army, Portland Moore Street Corps. “Whoever did this knows the good that will come […]

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The Cowboys get some much needed holiday cheer at the Salvation Army

DALLAS — It was a rough weekend for the Dallas Cowboys. They got absolutely demolished up in Atlanta, and reports are coming out that the feud between Jerry Jones and the NFL may be blowing up into a full Civil War. According to Pro Football Talk, there may even be an option on the table to strip Jerry of his team ownership, while he’s busy trying to can Goodell, but that seems like a major longshot. So with all that […]

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Putting The `Thanks` Back In `Thanksgiving`

DALLAS — When you think about Thanksgiving, you might imagine less of a Norman Rockwell painting and more Dawn of the Dead! Yeah, the Black Friday shopping sales have creeped into stores opening on Thanksgiving Thursday. But now some folks are pushing back. Groups like Boycott Black Thursday have over 140,000 fans on Facebook and call on people to not shop on Thanksgiving, and for stores to close so that workers can spend the holiday with family. And the push […]

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Cowboys Riding High Serve An Early Thanksgiving At The Salvation Army

DALLAS-FT. WORTH — The Cowboys have a lot to be thankful for right now, and today they gave back, serving Thanksgiving lunch at the Salvation Army in Dallas and Fort Worth. “To see these fans and all of them have such challenging times in their lives and to put a smile on their face and know that they’re pulling for us, means a lot for us and hopefully we can make a difference in their lives,” said Jason Witten at […]

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Fan Drive Launches To Help DFW Residents Without A/C

FORT WORTH — Summer’s sweltering heat is in full swing, and for most of us, the cooling comfort for air conditioning is something we’re used to. But for many in the Metroplex, it’s a luxury they simply can’t afford. “We service so many people that cannot afford to buy fans and they don’t run their air conditioning because of the expense of the bill,” said Stephanie Christopher with the Salvation Army in Ft. Worth. And that’s led the Salvation Army, […]

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Fan Drive Launches To Help DFW Residents Without A/C

FORT WORTH — Summer’s sweltering heat is in full swing, and for most of us, the cooling comfort for air conditioning is something we’re used to. But for many in the Metroplex, it’s a luxury they simply can’t afford. “We service so many people that cannot afford to buy fans and they don’t run their air conditioning because of the expense of the bill,” said Stephanie Christopher with the Salvation Army in Ft. Worth. And that’s led the Salvation Army, […]

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