Entries by kforsythe

Always prepared to serve

Submitted by Karen Yoho, National Capital & Virginia Division April 15, 2019 The motto “Be Prepared” took on a new meaning for Salvation Army Lieutenant Alphonso Hughes this past weekend. Most days you will find Lt. Hughes in northern Virginia, where he serves as an assistant at The Salvation Army Alexandria Corps, but last week a […]

More than $100k raised at second Diamond Gala

The Salvation Army hosted their 2nd Annual Diamond Gala on March 9 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington. More than 200 people attended the signature fundraising event. Thanks to donations, over $100,000 was raised in much-needed funds to help those in need through a variety of programs. A video produced by Washington dentist Dr. Edward K. […]

YEAR-END DONATIONS NEEDED TO CLOSE THE GAP

  The National Capital Area Commander urges the community to make one last tax-deductible contribution before midnight on December 31 to help feed and shelter people in need. Washington, DC (December 31, 2018) – Donations from the recently concluded 2018 Red Kettle Campaign, which ended on Christmas Eve, came up short of its target and […]

Local Officer and Volunteers deployed to help Hurricane Michael victims

The Salvation Army deployed a local emergency disaster teams and equipment in response to Hurricane Michael, which roared through Florida’s panhandle and southeast Georgia earlier this week leaving behind a trail of destruction. Lieutenant Shane Owens of The Salvation Army Montgomery County Corps departed the Washington, DC region yesterday. Owens is joined by two local […]

Local Officers, Equipment Deployed to Assist Relief Effort

The Salvation Army deployed two local emergency disaster teams and equipment to assist with the ongoing relief efforts for Hurricane Florence. Major Donald Wilson of The Salvation Army Fairfax Corps and Captain Srikant Bhatnagar of The Salvation Army Sherman Avenue Corps were dispatched to Goldsboro, North Carolina, where they will serve first responders and residents […]

EDS teams preparing for Hurricane Florence

The Salvation Army National Capital and Virginia Division is closely monitoring weather conditions as Hurricane Florence continues its path in the Atlantic Ocean. Most recent reports indicate it may build to a Category 3-4 storm and make landfall on the North Carolina and South Carolina coast on Thursday. Coastal areas may see high winds and […]