News

AMERICAN GOLD EAGLE COINS FOUND IN A SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLE IN OMAHA



As Salvation Army Red Kettle donations from the weekend were being counted this morning at the Kroc Center, two American Gold Eagle coins were discovered.  The coins were donated at the Hy-Vee store, 11650 S 73 St. on Dec. 19.  Each of the 1/10 oz. gold coins is valued at $110 - $115 at this time. Photos of the coins are available upon request.

Learn More >>
THE SALVATION ARMY TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN SHORT OF GOAL Year End Giving Encouraged


The Salvation Army continues to ask for the public’s support as its Red Kettle campaign continues through December 24.  To date, the Army has raised $1,792,974 or 64% of its $2.8 million goal.  With only four bell ringing days remaining, donations to the kettles are critical.

Learn More >>
THE SALVATION ARMY TOYLAND DAYS BRINGS CHRISTMAS TO NEEDY CHILDREN



The Salvation Army’s toy distribution program has registered over 1,300 families who requested and qualified for assistance, to shop the annual “Toyland Days.” The event helps more than 4,600 local children enjoy a merrier Christmas this year.

Learn More >>
THE SALVATION ARMY TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN SHORT OF GOAL Just 7 Bell Ringing Days Remain


The Salvation Army continues to ask for the public’s support as its Red Kettle campaign continues through December 24.  To date, the Army has raised just $1,421,492 or 51% of its $2.8 million goal.  With only seven bell ringing days remaining, donations to the kettles are critical.  


Learn More >>
RARE FRENCH GOLD ANGEL COIN FOUND IN A SALVATION ARMY RED KETTLE IN OMAHA


An exquisite French 20 Franc Gold Angel (1889) coin was found in a Salvation Army Red Kettle over the weekend at Mangelsen’s in southwest Omaha.  The .1867 oz gold coin is worth an estimated $225.00-$275.00 at this time.


Learn More >>
OMAHA FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE SALVATION ARMY ANNOUNCE HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE

                                                

The Omaha Fire Department and The Salvation Army are building upon their partnership of collecting donated food to include the 2014 “Holiday Food Drive.”  This cooperation will provide food for The Salvation Army’s Food Pantry to help those in need and at-risk for hunger during this holiday season.

Learn More >>
THE SALVATION ARMY WINTER NIGHT WATCH APPROACHES ITS 26th YEAR OF SERVICE


For 25 years, The Salvation Army’s Winter Night Watch program has helped make cold winter nights bearable for the homeless and near-homeless of Omaha. The mobile feeding program will make its first run of the season on Monday evening, December 1, departing at 6:00 pm from The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services building, 10629 Burt Circle.  Winter Night Watch takes aid directly to the streets, providing low income and often homeless people with a hot meal and warm clothing. While the program meets the immediate physical needs of people, it also offers individuals counseling and the opportunity to move off the streets.

Learn More >>
LIFE SAVING SWIM LESSONS OFFERED AT THE SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER



With the recent drowning of a local middle school student, it’s important to practice water safety, a critical life skill. The Salvation Army Kroc Center has partnered with the Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation to promote water safety.

Learn More >>
THE SALVATION ARMY ANGEL TREES IN LOCAL AREA MALLS AND BUSINESSES NOV. 10 THROUGH DEC. 24



The Salvation Army Angel Tree program for children, ages 0-18, has been helping local low-income families since the charity began serving Omaha 126 years ago. The holiday toy program relies entirely on the generosity of the community. Last year, the Angel Tree program provided toys for thousands of children in the metro.

Learn More >>
FUTSAL LEAGUE EXPANDS OVER THREE TIMES ITS SIZE AT SALVATION ARMY OMAHA KROC CENTER


The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center indoor futsal league numbers have increased three and a half times since last season.

Starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, the largest indoor futsal league in Omaha, comprised of 59 teams, will participate on the Kroc Center indoor turf.

Learn More >>
The Salvation Army and the LGBT Community


Each year, thanks to generous donations, The Salvation Army serves nearly 30 million Americans - or one person every second - from a variety of backgrounds. People who come to us for assistance will be served according to their need and our capacity to help - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.


Learn More >>
 


Learn More >>
Be an Angel this Christmas - Gift Suggestions for the Angel Giving Tree


Click for gift suggestions and guidelines for The Salvation Army Angel Tree program.


Learn More >>