Salvation Army 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 Center Church activity on temple preparation 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 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' 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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' Sun, 06 Jan 2013 00:00:00 MST Budgeting, Christmas shopping can coexist when planned ahead 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 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 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 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 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 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