Entries by Sybil

History of National Donut Day

The First “National Donut Day” The Salvation Army in Chicago celebrated the first National Donut Day in 1938 to help those in need during the Great Depression and to commemorate the work of the “Donut Lassies,” who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. In 1917, The Salvation Army began a mission to provide spiritual and emotional support for […]

Salvation Army Texas Brass Bands visit Greater Houston

The Salvation Army of Greater Houston was proud to welcome the Texas Brass and Lonestar Brass bands of The Salvation Army’s Texas Division of Music Arts. The bands had two special performances on Saturday, May 26, 2018: the first at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center at 3 p.m. and the second at The […]

Bissonnet Family Store is Home to Three New Murals

On Saturday, May 26, 2018, the Mayor’s Citizens’ Assistance Office (a Division of the Department of Neighborhoods), along with UP Art Studio, proudly unveiled three community-based murals at The Salvation Army Family Store located at 6150 Bissonnet Street, Houston, 77081. This community-based mural engaged many in the Gulfton community.  The Chicago artist Rahmaan Statik, who painted […]

Salvation Army Pasadena hosts Texans Care Volunteer Day

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, The Salvation Army Pasadena Corps Community Center welcomed the United Way of Greater Houston and the Houston Texans for their sixth annual Texans Care Volunteer Day. The Texans Care Volunteer Day took place at seven locations across the Greater Houston community, including The Salvation Army. This annual event offered Texans fans […]

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 […]