Entries by Sybil

Salvation Army Youth are Slaying Stereotypes

Overcoming Stereotypes I believe everyone has stereotypes and preconceived notions that others use to define them. These harmful labels ensure that that person doesn’t live up to their fullest potential. I have been afflicted by these caricatures all my life, however, whenever straight As appear on my report card or whenever I win a debate […]

Annual Youth of the Year Scholarship Banquet to be held February 20, 2018

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Houston is proud to announce that this year’s Youth of the Year Scholarship Awards Banquet will take place Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6 p.m., at the Briar Club, located at 2603 Timmons Ln, Houston, TX 77027. Every year, The Salvation Army awards thousands of dollars […]

A Christmas Miracle for the Montemayor Family

Assistance Falls into Place to Help Family of Eight Days Before Christmas It was a few days before Christmas and it was not looking bright for the Montemayor family. Pablo Montemayor works hard but the money he makes only covers the necessities for his family of eight. As he watched the local evening news, he […]

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 […]