Salvation Army http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Salvation Army en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 01 Feb 2015 00:00:01 MST Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:07:25 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Center Church activity on temple preparation http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618431/Center-Church-activity-on-temple-preparation.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618431/Center-Church-activity-on-temple-preparation.html A stake president tells how he has "come to understand how family history and temple work have the spiritual power to hasten... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 12:55:00 MST Denver shelters cite legal pot in homeless upswing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664918/Denver-shelters-cite-legal-pot-in-homeless-upswing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664918/Denver-shelters-cite-legal-pot-in-homeless-upswing.html Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 07:44:05 MST Salvation Army: Boston jewelry gifts 'contagious' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664887/Salvation-Army-Boston-jewelry-gifts-contagious.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664887/Salvation-Army-Boston-jewelry-gifts-contagious.html What started with a widow quietly dropping her wedding rings into a Salvation Army donation kettle has spawned spontaneous... Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:26:49 MST Trashing electronics becomes illegal in New York http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664876/Trashing-electronics-becomes-illegal-in-New-York.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765664876/Trashing-electronics-becomes-illegal-in-New-York.html If Santa brings you a shiny new laptop, video game console or flat-screen TV, don't toss the old one in the trash. Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:44:57 MST Smart ways to maximize holiday giving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618164/Smart-ways-to-maximize-holiday-giving.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618164/Smart-ways-to-maximize-holiday-giving.html It's the season for giving. Here's how to make your holiday and end-of-year donations go far. Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:30:00 MST The sights, sounds and smells of Christmas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618012/The-sights-sounds-and-smells-of-Christmas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865618012/The-sights-sounds-and-smells-of-Christmas.html We wandered from merchant to merchant looking for just the right gift that fit within our budget. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:13:32 MST One day left for Sub for Santa donations http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617607/One-day-left-for-Sub-for-Santa-donations.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617607/One-day-left-for-Sub-for-Santa-donations.html Sharing is caring. This is true year-round, but especially at Christmas. Saturday evening marks the end of this year’s... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 23:06:19 MST Snow or not, Christmas is about giving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617518/Snow-or-not-Christmas-is-about-giving.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617518/Snow-or-not-Christmas-is-about-giving.html With no snow outside, it may be difficult to remember that the Christmas season is upon us. Hopefully green weeks leading up... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 23:05:00 MST Volunteers bring Santa to remote Alaska village http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663997/Volunteers-bring-Santa-to-remote-Alaska-village.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663997/Volunteers-bring-Santa-to-remote-Alaska-village.html Volunteers who brought Christmas to a remote Inupiat Eskimo community on Alaska's western coast came bearing necessities like... Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:02:43 MST The Clean Cut: UPS driver grants 4-year-old boy's wish http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617241/The-Clean-Cut-UPS-driver-grants-4-year-old-boys-wish.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617241/The-Clean-Cut-UPS-driver-grants-4-year-old-boys-wish.html This Christmas, UPS isn’t only delivering packages. With the slogan, “Wishes delivered,” UPS is inviting... Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:25:00 MST Give Christmas service to those who serve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617133/Give-Christmas-service-to-those-who-serve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617133/Give-Christmas-service-to-those-who-serve.html Robert, whose name has been changed, did humanitarian work in West Africa following high school. In doing so, he deepened his... Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:54:29 MST Subs for Santa needed to boost Christmas spirits http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617078/Subs-for-Santa-needed-to-boost-Christmas-spirits.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865617078/Subs-for-Santa-needed-to-boost-Christmas-spirits.html The Sub for Santa program has deep roots in the Deseret News. For decades, the Deseret News has paired up willing... Fri, 05 Dec 2014 12:59:45 MST Family matches orphaned socks to help the homeless http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663545/Family-matches-orphaned-socks-to-help-the-homeless.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765663545/Family-matches-orphaned-socks-to-help-the-homeless.html A curious conversation between a Clintonville mom and her young daughter has led to warmer feet for hundreds of needy people... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:55:00 MST Holidays offer opportunities to help — here are some ways you can serve http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615709/Holidays-offer-opportunities-to-help-2-here-are-some-ways-you-can-serve.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615709/Holidays-offer-opportunities-to-help-2-here-are-some-ways-you-can-serve.html Utahns were ranked No. 1 in the nation for voluntarism in 2013. In keeping with tradition, here are ways your family can... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:00:00 MST Rocky Mountain Power, Salvation Army team to help needy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615536/Rocky-Mountain-Power-Salvation-Army-team-to-help-needy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865615536/Rocky-Mountain-Power-Salvation-Army-team-to-help-needy.html Rocky Mountain Power is partnering with The Salvation Army to provide assistance through the Lend-A-Hand program to help... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:06:57 MST Evangelical women face hurdles in race for leadership, study says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611406/Evangelical-women-face-hurdles-in-race-for-leadership-study-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611406/Evangelical-women-face-hurdles-in-race-for-leadership-study-says.html A new study indicates evangelical Christians, who proclaim an egalitarian theology, are lagging when it comes to placing... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:15:00 MDT School shindig: Salvation Army donates backpacks filled with supplies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609445/School-shindig-Salvation-Army-donates-backpacks-filled-with-supplies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609445/School-shindig-Salvation-Army-donates-backpacks-filled-with-supplies.html The Salvation Army distributed 200 backpacks filled with school supplies to the first 200 children who arrived at their 438... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:45:00 MDT 'Be Good' Sister Oscarson tells BYU-Idaho graduates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607536/Be-Good-Sister-Oscarson-tells-BYU-Idaho-graduates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607536/Be-Good-Sister-Oscarson-tells-BYU-Idaho-graduates.html Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson speaks to BYU-Idaho graduates during commencement exercises held on July 23. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:20:00 MDT Observers uncertain about the impact of Obama's employment orders on faith-based agencies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607393/Observers-uncertain-about-the-impact-of-Obamas-employment-orders-on-faith-based-agencies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607393/Observers-uncertain-about-the-impact-of-Obamas-employment-orders-on-faith-based-agencies.html President Obama's July 21 executive order adding sexual orientation and gender identity to a list of conditions on which... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:20:00 MDT Charitable giving is up, but not for all http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605788/Charitable-giving-is-up-but-not-for-all.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605788/Charitable-giving-is-up-but-not-for-all.html A new report shows that as the economy recovers from the recession, so is charitable giving. But what does the report say... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:40:00 MDT We all scream for charity: Ice cream scoops benefit Salvation Army efforts http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605794/We-all-scream-for-charity-Ice-cream-scoops-benefit-Salvation-Army-efforts.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865605794/We-all-scream-for-charity-Ice-cream-scoops-benefit-Salvation-Army-efforts.html Visitors to Gallivan Plaza enjoyed a tasty treat for a good cause on Wednesday in Salt Lake City. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:20:37 MDT Sen. Mike Lee, Dirk Kempthorne, Joel Osteen meet with Pope Francis at Vatican http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654548/Sen-Mike-Lee-Dirk-Kempthorne-Joel-Osteen-meet-with-Pope-Francis-at-Vatican.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765654548/Sen-Mike-Lee-Dirk-Kempthorne-Joel-Osteen-meet-with-Pope-Francis-at-Vatican.html Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, was part of a small group that met privately with Pope Francis at the Vatican today. The two conversed... Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 MDT Searchers scour rubble after gas explosion kills 7 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649641/Searchers-scour-rubble-after-gas-explosion-kills-7.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649641/Searchers-scour-rubble-after-gas-explosion-kills-7.html A seventh person has been confirmed killed by an explosion that flattened two New York City apartment buildings. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 21:47:53 MDT Turkeys donated to Greek Orthodox Church for distribution to needy on Thanksgiving http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590595/Turkeys-donated-to-Greek-Orthodox-Church-for-distribution-to-needy-on-Thanksgiving.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590595/Turkeys-donated-to-Greek-Orthodox-Church-for-distribution-to-needy-on-Thanksgiving.html Frozen turkeys were donated to the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Salt Lake City on Thursday. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:11:39 MST Reddit hopes to break worldwide Secret Santa record http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590217/Reddit-hopes-to-break-worldwide-Secret-Santa-record.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590217/Reddit-hopes-to-break-worldwide-Secret-Santa-record.html Reddit is hosting its annual Secret Santa. This year, it hopes to get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:00:00 MST Riots in Kenya after cleric, 3 others, killed http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639272/Riots-in-Kenya-after-cleric-3-others-killed.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765639272/Riots-in-Kenya-after-cleric-3-others-killed.html Gunmen killed a Muslim cleric and three others in a hail of bullets in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, a year after the... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:53:49 MDT Letters: Pulling together http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587633/Pulling-together.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587633/Pulling-together.html If this government shutdown continues, there will be people who will be hurting. Instead of pointing fingers, blaming and... Fri, 04 Oct 2013 00:00:00 MDT Kids awarded gift cards to purchase much-needed school supplies http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583547/Kids-awarded-gift-cards-to-purchase-much-needed-school-supplies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865583547/Kids-awarded-gift-cards-to-purchase-much-needed-school-supplies.html The Salvation Army selected more than 30 students in need to purchase school supplies from Target. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:31:45 MDT Philadelphia collapse survivor describes ordeal http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631854/Philadelphia-collapse-survivor-describes-ordeal.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631854/Philadelphia-collapse-survivor-describes-ordeal.html A survivor of a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others says she heard the sound of... Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:31:26 MDT Lawyers slam demolition work at Pa. collapse site http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631810/Lawyers-slam-demolition-work-at-Pa-collapse-site.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631810/Lawyers-slam-demolition-work-at-Pa-collapse-site.html Attorneys for four people suing over the collapse of a downtown building that killed six people last week lambasted the... Sun, 09 Jun 2013 16:03:32 MDT Operator in Pa. collapse deaths turns self in; accused of being high on marijuana http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631688/Operator-in-Pa-collapse-deaths-turns-self-in-accused-of-being-high-on-marijuana.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631688/Operator-in-Pa-collapse-deaths-turns-self-in-accused-of-being-high-on-marijuana.html Officials say a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a heavy equipment operator in the collapse of a Philadelphia... Sat, 08 Jun 2013 14:56:36 MDT Some American charities giving large sums to corporate fundraisers and little to the needy, study says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581334/Some-American-charities-giving-large-sums-to-corporate-fundraisers-and-little-to-the-needy-study.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865581334/Some-American-charities-giving-large-sums-to-corporate-fundraisers-and-little-to-the-needy-study.html Some charities in the United States have funneled more than a billion dollars over the past 10 years to corporate solicitors... Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:05:00 MDT Search goes on after Philadelphia building collapse kills 6 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631554/Search-goes-on-after-Philadelphia-building-collapse-kills-6.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631554/Search-goes-on-after-Philadelphia-building-collapse-kills-6.html As a bulldozer began to clear away the debris of a collapsed building that killed six people, city officials said a search... Thu, 06 Jun 2013 14:26:12 MDT Mayor: 6 dead in Philadelphia building collapse http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631457/Mayor-6-dead-in-Philadelphia-building-collapse.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631457/Mayor-6-dead-in-Philadelphia-building-collapse.html A building that was being torn down collapsed with a thunderous boom Wednesday, raining bricks on a neighboring thrift store,... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 22:27:41 MDT Philadelphia building collapses, people believed trapped http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631450/Philadelphia-building-collapses-people-believed-trapped.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765631450/Philadelphia-building-collapses-people-believed-trapped.html A four-story Phialdelphia building being demolished collapsed Wednesday on the edge of downtown, and the fire commissioner... Wed, 05 Jun 2013 10:41:59 MDT How to help in the tornado aftermath http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580445/How-to-help-in-the-tornado-aftermath.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865580445/How-to-help-in-the-tornado-aftermath.html What people can do to help after what one meteorologist called the worst tornado in history struck Moore, Okla. Tue, 21 May 2013 06:20:00 MDT How to help after Boston Marathon bombings, Texas fertilizer plant explosion crises http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578824/How-to-help-after-Boston-Marathon-bombings-Texas-fertilizer-plant-explosion-crises.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865578824/How-to-help-after-Boston-Marathon-bombings-Texas-fertilizer-plant-explosion-crises.html In the aftermath of a crisis, the desire to help is often frustrated by concerns about potential scams. Here's a guide to... Tue, 23 Apr 2013 14:30:00 MDT Actress Roma Downey and husband call for greater Bible literacy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574590/Actress-Roma-Downey-and-husband-call-for-greater-Bible-literacy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865574590/Actress-Roma-Downey-and-husband-call-for-greater-Bible-literacy.html Actress Roma Downey of “Touched by an Angel” fame and her husband Mark Burnett, producer of... Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:05:00 MST Letter: Reinvent Christmas to focus less on 'me, me, me' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619464/Reinvent-Christmas-to-focus-less-on-me-me-me.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765619464/Reinvent-Christmas-to-focus-less-on-me-me-me.html Sun, 06 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Budgeting, Christmas shopping can coexist when planned ahead http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568760/Budgeting-Christmas-shopping-can-coexist-when-planned-ahead.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865568760/Budgeting-Christmas-shopping-can-coexist-when-planned-ahead.html Budgets and Christmas spirit aren't always the best of friends when excitement in gift giving overrules fiscal wisdom, but... Fri, 14 Dec 2012 08:35:00 MST John Florez: Giving season reminds us who we are http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616265/Giving-season-reminds-us-who-we-are.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765616265/Giving-season-reminds-us-who-we-are.html Thanksgiving Day, along with Christmas and other religious traditions, marks the beginning of the "giving season" that brings... Sat, 24 Nov 2012 00:00:00 MST Photo gallery: Salvation Army delivers holiday meals to seniors, families http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567366/Photo-gallery-Salvation-Army-delivers-holiday-meals-to-seniors-families.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567366/Photo-gallery-Salvation-Army-delivers-holiday-meals-to-seniors-families.html More than 500 meals were delivered to senior citizens who otherwise would not have a home-cooked meal on Thanksgiving Day. It... Thu, 22 Nov 2012 16:33:51 MST Food pantries and service organizations gear up, seek donations for the holiday season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567197/Food-pantries-and-service-organizations-gear-up-seek-donations-for-the-holiday-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865567197/Food-pantries-and-service-organizations-gear-up-seek-donations-for-the-holiday-season.html With Thanksgiving days away and Christmas right around the corner this holiday season, food banks and service organizations... Tue, 20 Nov 2012 07:20:00 MST Classic Harlow & Gable flick ‘Red Dust’ arrives on DVD at long last http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566423/Classic-Harlow--Gable-flick-6Red-Dust7-arrives-on-DVD-at-long-last.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865566423/Classic-Harlow--Gable-flick-6Red-Dust7-arrives-on-DVD-at-long-last.html A pair of Jean Harlow-Clark Gable classics finally arrive on DVD, and “Sunset Blvd.” and “Guys and... Sat, 10 Nov 2012 14:00:00 MST 'Disaster after the disaster': Unwanted donations give rise to debate http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615201/Disaster-after-the-disaster-Unwanted-donations-give-rise-to-debate.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765615201/Disaster-after-the-disaster-Unwanted-donations-give-rise-to-debate.html Superstorm Sandy has brought out generosity far and wide in the biggest U.S. relief effort for the American Red Cross and... Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:59:48 MST