Salvation Army Says Holiday Aid Applications Steady

The Lousiville-area command of the Salvation Army is in the middle of accepting applications for holiday assistance. Officials are seeing application numbers similar to last year. Angel Tree coordinator Madelyn Anetrella says they took 800 applications the first day, and had to close their doors early that day to recover from the influx. She believes […]

Fate of Boys and Girls Clubs Could Be Made Public This Week

Last week, the Louisville Area Command of the Salvation Army announced it was closing its two thrift stores. This week the organization is expected to make an announcement about the future of its Boys and Girls Clubs. Major Keath Biggers says it was a community service that the thrift stores could provide shopping for low-income […]

Red Kettle Campaign on Track for Higher Numbers This Year

Donations to the Salvation’s holiday Red Kettle campaign are on track to be higher this year than last, but the organization probably won’t meet its goal of a half-million dollars. Major Keath Biggers says through Christmas Eve, bell-ringers had collected about $57,000 more than during the previous year’s campaign. “It all goes back to how […]