Entries by msclark

The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham Receives Grant for Emergency Rent and Utility Assistance

January 12, 2021–The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham has received a Community Development Block Grant from The Jefferson County Commission to provide COVID-19 emergency assistance for Jefferson County residents living outside the city limits of Birmingham, Bessemer, Helena, and Sumiton. Applicants can receive financial help with rent or utilities, including water, sewer, electric, and gas. […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham Announces Plans to Rescue Christmas

This year, thousands of Alabamians have been impacted by COVID-19 and are experiencing unprecedented need. The Salvation Army’s campaign to “Rescue Christmas” is important during a time when everything looks different, including how we will all celebrate the holiday season. The Salvation Army is asking for support from the community to help keep Christmas as […]

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 Salvation Army Seeks Partners to Adopt Angels for Christmas

The Salvation Army of Birmingham is recruiting sponsors for the 2020 WBRC FOX6 Salvation Army Corporate Angel Tree Program. The annual program matches local businesses, small groups, churches, and civic organizations with children from families in need and provides those sponsors with a tag that symbolizes the Christmas wishes and needs of each child.  Sponsors […]

The Salvation Army Honors COVID-19 Heroes on National Donut Day

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 […]