Tag Archives: Salvation Army

Marion County Salvation Army Hosts Holiday Kick-Off

By on November 12th, 2014 | Last updated: November 12, 2014 at 5:16 pm

Marion County Salvation Army had its annual Red Kettle Kickoff on Wednesday. The organization hopes to raise an extra $11,000 this holiday season.

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Ocala Organization Acquires Shelter Property For Some Of City’s Homeless

By on March 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: March 22, 2014 at 8:49 am

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church agreed to let Open Arms Village, an organization aiming to support city homeless, use its facilities.

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Ocala Fire Rescue, Salvation Army collect winter clothing for homeless residents

By on January 15th, 2014 | Last updated: January 15, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Recent cold weather has posed challenges for homeless residents faced with the colder temperatures. In response, the Ocala Fire Rescue and the Salvation Army have organized a clothing drive that ends Thursday.

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Where To Donate Clothes For Gainesville Homeless As Temperatures Drop

By on October 29th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 7:31 pm

As temperatures drop in North Central Florida, Alachua County Coalition for the Homeless and Hungry advises the community not to drop donations downtown, but rather bring them to the shelters accepting donations.

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Marion County’s Two Largest Food Banks Have Very Little Food

By on October 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 28, 2013 at 2:56 pm

Marion County’s two largest food banks are struggling to keep their shelves stocked during a time where the demand is now larger than the supply.

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Increase In Salvation Army Health, Fitness Programs

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm

The Salvation Army’s Gainesville chapter maintains an organic garden, providing children with access to healthy food and teaching them to incorporate a balanced diet into their lives.

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GIFT Gardens sprouting up across Alachua County to feed hungry

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Florida Organic Growers’ GIFT Gardens are combatting hunger in Alachua County.

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Live Oak recovery from Tropical Storm Debby a slow process

By on July 16th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:11 pm

It’s been a few weeks since the Salvation Army was summoned to Live Oak to help with relief efforts after Tropical Storm Debby took a toll on the city. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith talked with Salvation Army Lieutenant Preston Lewis who has [...]

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Salvation Army sends out help to flood victims

By on June 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:52 am

The Salvation Army has deployed seven mobile kitchens to communities flooded by Tropical Storm Debby.  Disaster teams from Clay, Marion, Alachua and Citrus Counties as well as Jacksonville and Tallahassee among others are being assembled to begin helping residents affected [...]

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PTSD brings memories of survival

By and on April 4th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:07 pm

Yesterday we heard from Kayla Mead, a University of Florida student that lives with the experiences of PTSD through the eyes of her father, an American Soldier. Today, we continue the series with the voice of Vietnam veteran from Gainesville, Scott Camil.  As [...]

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