The Salvation Army Celebrating National Thrift Store Day…Bargains And Fun!!!

The Salvation Army Celebrating National Thrift Store Day
Bargains and Fun!!!

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The Salvation Army is celebrating National Thrift Store Day at The Salvation Army Family Store. All over the world there are millions of people who love to bargain hunt for treasures and who love to find an item to refurbish at a great price…why not enjoy free fresh popcorn, a bounce house for the kids, amazing deals, and be able to help our community at the same time?! It’s bargain hunt day fun for the entire family!

The Salvation Army Family Store
1211 SE 27th Ave.
Thursday August 17th, 2017
11:30am – 1:00 pm

For more information about The Salvation Army programs, services, or to volunteer please call our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyAmarillo. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY(Specify Amarillo).

Sign-up For The Salvation Army’s Shoe And Sock Program

Sign-up For The Salvation Army Shoe And Sock Program
Providing Brand New Shoes And Socks For Children In Need

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The Salvation Army Shoe And Sock Program benefits hundreds of children in our Amarillo area each year. Last year we were able to provide over 400 children with a brand new pair of shoes and socks to enter into the school year. There is a maximum number of assistance available(First 400 applicants ONLY) so please make sure to attend one of the 2 sign-up days available if you are in need of assistance this year.

Please DO NOT bring children to the application process.

Application Sign-Up Days/Times:
Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Thursday, August 10th, 2017, 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Location:
The Salvation Army Church
2101 S. Van Buren St.

For more information about the items needed to qualify, please contact our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyAmarillo. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or

by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (Specify Amarillo).

“Stuff The Bus” To Help Children Prepare For School

The Salvation Army’s Shoe And Sock Program

“Stuff The Bus” To Help Children Prepare For School

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The Salvation Army is so excited to be working with Wild 104.3 FM Amarillo, Tommy “The Hacker”, Angel Dee, AND Blazin 105 to collect brand new packages of socks for our Shoe and Sock Program! Beginning this Saturday, July 15th, 2017, at the Walmart on Coulter St from 11:00am – 3:00pm, Tommy “The Hacker”, Angel Dee, Balzin 105, and with our communities support, will stuff “The Hacker Morning Show” bus with brand new packages of socks for children in need right here in Amarillo!!

It’s difficult for parents, whether single or not, to purchase school supplies AND to provide brand new shoes and socks for their continually growing children. Let’s help these parents so they don’t have to decide whether to keep the lights on or whether to make sure their children are adequately prepared to enter the school year with confidence.

Upcoming Stuff The Bus Events:

Walmart Amarillo – E Interstate 40 11:00am -3:00pm

Walmart Amarillo – Canyon Dr 11:00am – 3:00pm

For more information about The Salvation Army’s Programs, services, or to volunteer please contact (806)373-6631. Every $30 will help purchase one child a brand new pair of shoes and socks!! Secure donations can be mailed or dropped off at 400 S. Harrison St. or online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo.

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Water Drive!!! We Need Your Help!

The Salvation Army Water Drive June 1 – June 30, 2017 The Salvation Army of Amarillo is considered a cooling station for those at risk of heat exhaustion or dehydration during the summer. We are in need of 24pks of bottled water to provide to the homeless, for our cooling station, and to keep on […]

National Salvation Army Week 2017

National Salvation Army Week

May 15th – May 21st, 2017

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National Salvation Army Week is a time for us to thank all of our generous donors, businesses, and volunteers who allow us to accomplish all that we do. The activities below are events where the entire community can be involved! Thank you all for “Doing The Most Good.”

National Salvation Army Week Activities

 

Thursday May 18th – Lunch With The Homeless Day, 11:30am-1:30pm

400 S. Harrison St.

Saturday May 20th– Customer Appreciation Day, 11:30am – 1:00pm, 1211 SE 27th Ave.

FREE food, bouncy house, and more!!

Sunday May 21st – Community Worship Service, 11:00pm – 12:00pm,

2101 S. Van Buren

There will be other activities that will occur throughout the week to show our appreciation to other major partners who support The Salvation Army. For more information about The Salvation Army programs, services, or to volunteer please call our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit www.facebook.com/salvationarmyamarillo. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY(Specify Amarillo).

Save The Date…The Salvation Army’s Annual Appreciation Banquet

Save The Date

2017 Save The Date

The Salvation Army’s

Annual Appreciation Banquet

“Worth More Than Gold”

April 20th, 2017

11:30am-1:00pm

Polk St. United Methodist Church

Amarillo, Texas

This banquet is to acknowledge all those that have assisted The Salvation Army in “Doing The Most Good” by partnering, giving their time, or providing resources this past year. Your partnerships are “Worth More Than Gold.” Please contact Stephanie Pena at Stephanie.Pena@uss.salvationarmy.org if you are interested in attending.

Christmas Dinner At The Salvation Army…No One Has To Be Alone For The Holidays!

Christmas Dinner At The Salvation Army

No One Has To Be Alone For The Holidays

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The Salvation Army invites the Amarillo community to join us for Christmas dinner on Sunday December 25, 2016. If you find yourself alone or would love to partake in a Holiday Experience, please join us from 1pm – 3pm at The Salvation Army, 400 S. Harrison Street, Amarillo (Enter at 5th and Harrison door).  We will serve a restaurant style dining atmosphere complete with hostesses, a sit-down dinner, servers, and great table conversation. We are in need of home baked desserts. On Christmas Day we love for those who dine with us to have options just as most of us do in our own homes during the holidays. If you can’t give of your time that day maybe you can help out by baking a dessert! We would like to have all desserts turned in by 5pm Saturday December 24, 2015.

Remember, if you are looking for a great place to spend Christmas, we would love for you to be a part of our Holiday Experience at The Salvation Army of Amarillo. No one has to be alone for the holidays.

For more information about The Salvation Army programs, services, or to volunteer please call our main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/SalvationArmyAmarillo. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (Specify Amarillo).

The Salvation Army Needs Volunteers To Give Toys Away

We NEED Volunteers

Help Us With The Last Step To Make Christmas Happen

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It’s time for our last step to complete our Christmas Assistance Program….distributing gifts to those who wouldn’t have a Christmas without The Salvation Army Angel Tree program. We have almost 2,000 children with thousands of gifts to distribute. We need as many organizations, church groups, small business office personnel, etc. to help organize and distribute all of the gifts received from our generous community. On our Distribution Days alone we need a minimum of 50 volunteers PER day. Lastly, after all the gifts have been distributed to families we need help cleaning up!

We need people to put bikes together, organize clothes, toys and generally make the Rex Baxter Building a professional distribution center.

PLEASE DON’T FORGET:

Distribution Setup – December 17th, 19th, & 20th, 8:00am – ?  

Actual Distribution Days – December 21st, 2016, 1:00pm – 8:00pm

December 22nd, 2016, 1:00pm – 8:00pm 

Distribution Cleanup – December 23rd, 2016, 9:00am-5:00pm 

For more information about The Salvation Army programs and services call our main office at (806)373-6631. To volunteer, please contact Lt. Stephanie Vincent at (806)373-6631, Ext. #75510 or by email at Stephanie.Vincent@uss.salvationarmy.org. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (Specify Amarillo). 

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Last Day For The Salvation Army Angel Tree & We Need Volunteers To Distribute Gifts

Last Day For The Salvation Army Angel Tree &

We Need Volunteers To Distribute Gifts

We Believe That Every Child Deserves A Little Christmas

 

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The Salvation Army has offered holiday shoppers the opportunity to make a child’s Christmas dream come true by adopting children through our Angel Tree Program. Each Angel hanging represented a needy child in the Amarillo area who needed to be adopted. The Angel Tree contained about 2,000 Angels draping from our branches this year. All the Angels have been adopted from our trees, now the last step is getting the Angels all returned back to the Angel Tree to prepare for Distribution of the gifts. All gifts must be returned by December 15th unwrapped.

 

LAST DAY For The Salvation Army Angel Tree

Thursday December 15th, 2016

10:00am – 9:00pm

The Westgate Mall

(New Location – Between Francesca’s & Gordon’s)

 

We will also need 50 volunteers every 30minutes to distribute the gifts on December 20th & 21st from 1:00pm-8:00pm. If you would like to volunteer, please contact our main office at (806)373-6631.

For more information, please contact The Salvation Army main office at (806)373-6631 or visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyAmarillo . Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (Specify Amarillo).