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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.

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PUBLIC INVITED TO TREE OF LIGHTS KICKOFF CEREMONY

 
The Salvation Army and American National Bank welcome the public to the annual Salvation Army Tree of Lights lighting ceremony on Friday, November 7 at 6:00 p.m. at American National Bank, located on the corner of 90th and West Dodge Road. 

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THE SALVATION ARMY TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR PEOPLE IN NEED OF HOLIDAY HELP



The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Sign Up begins Tuesday, November 4.  Christmas Sign Up is the application process for families and individuals seeking holiday assistance.  Depending on their needs, applicants can apply for a variety of programs including Adopt-A-Family, Toyland Days and the holiday food program.  Last Christmas, more than 22,000 people received assistance.

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FREE PUMPKIN PATCH PARTY AT THE SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER


Come in costume and celebrate “carnival style” with The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2825 Y Street, at the fourth annual Pumpkin Patch Party. The party is Friday, October 31 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Children of all ages and their families are welcome to attend in costume.

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UPCOMING VOLUNTEER EFFORTS AT THE SALVATION ARMY

United Way Day of Caring,
Community Involvement Days in October


The Salvation Army will welcome several volunteer groups during the month of October to assist with various aspects of the organization. Volunteers are coming from Omaha high schools on their community involvement days while others are participating in the United Way of the Midlands Day of Caring.

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The Salvation Army of St. Louis Responds To Unrest In Ferguson, Missouri

(St. Louis, Mo.—August 20, 2014) The Salvation Army in St Louis is continuing its assistance and spiritual support in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown by a local area police officer on August 9. Related to these efforts, The St. Louis County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) requested that The Salvation Army support the Missouri Highway Patrol (MHP) Command Center with donations management.

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UNITED WAY OF THE MIDLANDS AWARDS $519,000 TO THE SALVATION ARMY Grant to fund 11 social service programs

The Salvation Army is pleased to announce it was recently awarded a $519,000 grant from United Way of the Midlands. Thanks to the generosity of the United Way donors, more than 10 Salvation Army social service programs will receive funding.

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SALVATION ARMY CONTINUES DISASTER RELIEF OPERATIONS IN PILGER NEB



Omaha, Neb. (June 24, 2014)
– Salvation Army personnel continue to serve those affected by tornadoes in Pilger, Neb.  Emergency Services teams from Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney and Norfolk, Neb. have been on site in Pilger since twin tornadoes devastated the town on June 16.

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THE SALVATION ARMY OFFERS SERVICES TO CURB HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NEBRASKA

The Salvation Army in Omaha and throughout Nebraska offers services to trafficking victims through a variety of programs.  Trafficking victims primarily come into these services through referrals from local law enforcement, the FBI victim assistance program, the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, or initially for other services such as safe sheltering.  Salvation Army staff are trained by the National Training Center for Trauma Informed Cares. 

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For years, Facebook posts, forwarded emails and rumors have been leading some people to believe that The Salvation Army does not serve members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community. These accusations simply aren't true.
 


 

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