Salvation Army http://wrvo.org en Salvation Army makes final push for donations despite lagging numbers http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-army-makes-final-push-donations-despite-lagging-numbers <p>Bad weather and a shorter fundraising season are taking their toll on the Salvation Army's Red kettle Campaign this year. Maj. Don Hostetler, commander of the Salvation Army's Empire State Division, says at first the season was actually tracking ahead of last year. But heavy snowfalls and a stretch of bitter cold temperatures dampened a strong start, resulting in the charity's late season push to reach their $4 million goal.<br /> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 21:00:00 +0000 Gino Geruntino 49026 at http://wrvo.org Salvation Army makes final push for donations despite lagging numbers Annual 'Christmas Bureau' helps low-income families http://wrvo.org/post/annual-christmas-bureau-helps-low-income-families <p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:03:42 +0000 Ellen Abbott 48995 at http://wrvo.org Annual 'Christmas Bureau' helps low-income families Salvation Army's red kettle campaign kicks off http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-armys-red-kettle-campaign-kicks <p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 13:50:20 +0000 Gino Geruntino 47376 at http://wrvo.org Salvation Army's red kettle campaign kicks off Salvation Army sees continued high need for annual giveaway http://wrvo.org/post/salvation-army-sees-continued-high-need-annual-giveaway <p>At the end of this week, the biggest Christmas giveaway in central New York takes place and the high numbers of families who signed up for the annual Christmas Bureau shows an economy that's still hurting. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:12:03 +0000 Ellen Abbott 30652 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse seniors adjust to a year without Ida Benderson Center http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-seniors-adjust-year-without-ida-benderson-center <p>The Syracuse Salvation Army is taking senior citizens to the New York State Fair this week.&nbsp; It’s the kind of thing the Salvation Army has been trying to do since the city closed its own senior center. But the merging of seniors from the two centers has been an adjustment for some. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 20:34:55 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 25097 at http://wrvo.org Thousands find Christmas help at Salvation Army's annual Christmas Bureau http://wrvo.org/post/thousands-find-christmas-help-salvation-armys-annual-christmas-bureau <p>Almost three-thousand Central New York families found some Christmas help at the Annual Salvation Army Christmas Bureau in Syracuse Thursday. &nbsp;That&#39;s 400 more families than needed help last year, a nearly 15% increase.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 12:25:53 +0000 Ellen Abbott 11608 at http://wrvo.org Thousands find Christmas help at Salvation Army's annual Christmas Bureau