Entries by Sybil

Remembering Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Like you, we were heartbroken to hear about the death of former First Lady, Mrs. Barbara Bush. As the country mourns the loss of a remarkable woman, The Salvation Army also mourns the loss of one of its fiercest advocates and most loyal friends. Mrs. Bush wrote in 1993 that “George Bush and I have […]

2018 Chic Boutique Four-Day Sale

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary of Houston is preparing for the 2018 Reflections on Style fundraiser.  This is the 14th year of this fabulous event!  Beautiful clothes and accessories are donated from some of Houston’s best dressed women.  The money raised from the fashion show and showroom sales supports the work of The Salvation Army […]

Community Coffee Co. Partners with The Salvation Army to Support Texas Flood Relief

On February 20th, Community Coffee Company presented a $125,000 check to The Salvation Army to benefit its ongoing flood and hurricane relief efforts in Texas. The donation is the result of funds raised through the sale of all Community® coffee products from September through October, and will help support those affected by Hurricane Harvey. “We […]

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 […]