Entries by Sybil

Sign up to be a bell ringer

The bell ringing season officially kicks off nationally on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Christmas Eve, when the red kettles are packed away for the season. Thanks to our bell ringers, every year The Salvation Army of Greater Houston is able to raise over a $1,000,000  through our Red Kettle campaign. All the money raised […]

Community Thanksgiving Meals at The Salvation Army

The Greater Houston Area has been through a lot these past two months. During Harvey -and now after- our community came together to helped each other out during our greatest time of need. There is a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. In the spirit of giving thanks and coming together to help those […]

2017 Mall Angel Tree Program

Support The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program, which provides Christmas assistance for disadvantaged children and senior citizens. Select a child or senior who registered in our gift assistance program at any of the participating malls below. For questions about the Mall Angel Tree at a specific mall, please contact the Corps Community Center in charge […]

Major Dan “Noonan” Rooney Inspires at The Salvation Army’s 2017 Annual Luncheon

Kicking off the holiday season, The Salvation Army of Greater Houston hosted its largest fundraising event of the year, the 2017 Annual Luncheon, on Tuesday, November 15th, 2017 at the River Oaks Country Club. Thanks to the generosity of sponsors and supporters, including the 400 people in attendance, the Army raised over $570,000, which benefits […]

Hurricane Harvey – One Month Later

Getting Ready for Harvey Since before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, The Salvation Army of Greater Houston had been meeting the needs of those potentially impacted by opening the door to all four of our homeless shelters, not turning anyone away. Our Corps Community Centers also stocked up on water, snacks, and items to make meals, […]

Bringing Light to Those Suffering from Hurricane Harvey

The two-person Salvation Army crew from Kentucky rolled into Houston after dark on August 29. Just as they were ready to head out on their mobile feeding unit the following morning, residents in the Redwood Heights apartments were seeing the sun – and dry ground – for the first time in days. Their day was […]

General Andre Cox Visits Houston in Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey

The world leader of The Salvation Army, General André Cox, spent the day in Houston visiting with families impacted by Hurricane Harvey, as well as Salvation Army workers providing disaster relief. “It’s been humbling to see how The Army has been responding here in Houston. I’m not sure that I remember any time in recent […]

Hometown Football Star Vince Young, WWE’s Mark Henry, Visit Harvey Survivors

The Salvation Army of Greater Houston’s Family Residence provides a place of safety and healing for women and children. Many are escaping domestic violence, crime, and generational poverty. Others moved here to escape Hurricane Harvey. While the families work to put their lives back together, some special visitors offered an evening of respite. “I’m a […]