CREATED Jan. 16, 2014 – UPDATED: Jan. 17, 2014 | 8:41 AM The Capital Area Salvation Army has extended its Red Kettle Campaign through the end of January, because the annual holiday fundraiser fell about $78,000 short of its $975,000 goal. Major Alan Hellstrom says a late Thanksgiving, and a …Read More
The spirit of bell ringing is in the air! Our local television news anchors took time out of their busy schedules to participate in our annual ‘Celebrity Bell Ringing’ in downtown Lansing. Major Alan Hellstrom and Hannah Gottschalk the director of Social Services, were joined by Chivon Kloepfler from WLNS, …Read More
Major Alan Hellstrom and students from the Potterville High School ring bells at the 29th annual Silver Bells in the City! The event was filled with family fun, a parade, and the lighting of the Christmas tree in Downtown Lansing!
Update 11/14: The Salvation Army in The Philippines is ready to assist the many thousands of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Seven tons of food—rice and canned goods—have already been prepared for distribution in 18-kilogram packages. The region’s geography is complicating any response, with the worst-hit area being made up …Read More