Entries by Daphne Nabors

The Salvation Army Annual Virtual Dinner

Every spring we hold an Annual Dinner event, our signature fundraising event of the year and a special tradition for The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham. This year’s event was originally scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at the BJCC. The proceeds from our Annual Dinner are used to feed hungry children, provide a safe refuge […]

Center of Hope

April 6, 2020 Most of us across the Birmingham metro area, the state and the country have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it’s a shelter in place order, social distancing, a psychological or economic impact – we are all in this together. Now imagine, you currently reside at the Center of Hope […]

Food Assistance Available Weekly

BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 4, 2020) – Due to growing need, The Birmingham Salvation Army has adjusted its guidelines for food assistance that will now allow families in need receive groceries as needed. The Salvation Army  is distributing bags of groceries to residents of Jefferson County every Wednesday and Thursday at the Center of Hope. The […]

The Salvation Army Honors COVID-19 Heroes

 Birmingham, Alabama (June 4, 2020) – As many people celebrate National Donut Day on June 5, 2020, it’s important to remember that the warm, delicious treat also serves as a symbol of comfort and hope. Started by The Salvation Army on the first Friday in June in 1938, National Donut Day was created to honor […]

The WBRC Fox6 Corporate Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

June 29, 2020-The Salvation Army of Birmingham is recruiting corporate sponsors for the 2020 WBRC Fox6 Salvation Army Corporate Angel Tree Program. The annual program matches corporate donors with children from families in need and provides those sponsors with a tag that symbolizes the Christmas wishes and desires of a child.  Sponsors then purchase appropriate […]

Walmart and The Salvation Army are teaming up for “Stuff the Bus”

 Birmingham, AL  (August 6, 2020) – Walmart and The Salvation Army are teaming up to provide new school supplies to local children in need during the “Stuff the Bus” campaign event at 8 different Walmart locations in Trussville, Birmingham, Homewood, Leeds, Pelham and Alabaster and Hwy. 280 on August 7, 8 & 9, 2020. For […]

Facts & Trivia about The Salvation Army

FACTS & TRIVIA ABOUT  THE SALVATION ARMY National Salvation Army Week 2015   As we celebrate National Salvation Army Week and the 150th world-wide Anniversary of The Salvation Army, we share some interesting facts and trivia about The Salvation Army.   DID YOU KNOW THAT?    In July 2015, The Salvation Army will celebrate its […]

National Salvation Army Week, May 11-15, 2015

Today kicks-off National Salvation Army Week. Typically observed in the second week of May, this National Salvation Army Week was first declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1954 – 74 years after The Salvation Army arrived in the U.S. In his proclamation he noted:   “Among Americans, The Salvation Army has long been a symbol of wholehearted dedication to […]