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100 Portland Metro Area Students Awarded Back-to-School Shopping Spree from Target and The Salvation Army

29 July 2013

100 local students in need will have the opportunity to visit a Portland Metro area Target store to purchase school supplies, clothing and other must-have necessities just in time for back-to-school. The Salvation Army and Target are helping over 100 K-12 students across the Metro area gear up for the upcoming academic year with the Target School Spree.

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2,400 Boxes to Be Distributed to Families in Need Through Feed The Children - Salvation Army Partnership

1 July 2013

2,400 boxes are to be distributed to local families in need on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013, thanks to a partnership between The Salvation Army and Feed The Children's Americans Feeding Americans project. In the early morning hours, 2 semi-trucks full of food boxes, hygiene and household products will be unloaded in the Eastport Plaza parking lot.

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Coos Bay Volunteers to Relieve Disaster Workers in Colorado Fires

26 June 2013

Three volunteers from Oregon will be flying out of the Eugene airport today to relieve disaster workers serving at the fires. Lieutenant Kevin Pope and 2 volunteers from The Salvation Army Coos Bay Corps will be serving at the fire level in the smoke for up to 14 days. While there, this team will be assisting in serving food and beverages from Emergency Disaster Canteens to first responders on scene battling the fires.

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Free Tax Help from AARP for Low-Income Families At The Salvation Army Rose Center

13 March 2013

The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle is partnering with the AARP Foundation, the nation's largest free, volunteer run tax preparation program to help assist low-income residents in Northeast Portland in preparation of their taxes. This free service will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 AM-2 PM now through April 11th at The Salvation Army Rose Center for Seniors.

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Community Partner & Volunteer Recognition Luncheon in Gresham

26 February 2013

To acknowledge local support from the community, The Salvation Army Gresham Corps & Community Center is inviting friends who have supported them to "Hearts in Motion: a Community Recognition Lunch" on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 11:30am. The luncheon will be held at the Gresham Corps.

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$1,000 Grant from the Oregon Air Show

22 February 2013

At a ceremony on December 6, The Salvation Army Tualatin Valley Citadel received a $1,000 grant from the 2012 Oregon International Air Show. The grant will be helpful as they expect the number of people looking for a warm meal to rise again in 2013. With $1,000, The Salvation Army can purchase about 363 meals!

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1 Man Running 100 Miles for Charity on March 3rd

21 February 2013

One man, one-hundred miles. That's right - Jason Zacher is running 100 miles for charity on March 2nd and 3rd, 2013 from Portland to Lincoln City. His journey is called "Angels Flight 100," and he is running for 2 charities - Angels Anonymous in Lincoln City and The Salvation Army Veterans and Family Center in Beaverton.

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Walmart & The Salvation Army Partnering for a "Fill The Truck" Toy Drive This Saturday

6 December 2012

Walmart and The Salvation Army are encouraging shoppers to purchase gifts for children in need and fill the truck at the event. This is how together, Walmart and The Salvation Army, are "Doing the Most Good." The "Fill The Truck" will help hundreds to thousands of local kids and shows continued investment in the community.

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Michael Allen Harrison Appearing at Club 1865

15 October 2012

On Tues., Oct. 23rd, join The Salvation Army for a night on the town with "Michael Allen Harrison Appearing at Club 1865" at 7pm, with hors d'oeuvres starting at 6:15pm, at the Gresham Corps. The concert, which benefits the youth and music programs at the Gresham Salvation Army, will feature Michael Allen Harrison as well as a performance with him and several students from the Gresham Music Academy.

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Struggling Veterans to Receive Essential Services at 2012 East County Stand Down

5 October 2012

On Saturday, October 20, 2012, community partners will come together to host an East County "Veterans' Stand Down" event from 10am - 3pm at The Chapel. "Stand Down" events work to reduce the amount of homeless veterans and improve the lives of veterans who need assistance.

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