Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

 The Salvation Army Capital Area will be hosting its annual Volunteer Appreciation dinner to honor all of the hard work and dedication our volunteers have sacrificed throughout the year! This year’s theme will be “Dishing Up Hope.” The event will be an evening filled with food, fun, and fellowship along with …Read More

Salvation Army Keeps the Bells Ringing for Cash

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

Local celebrities ring bells in downtown Lansing!

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

Silver Bells and The Salvation Army

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!  

Toy Shop Falls on Hard Times

  ( Please Click here for link to video) —-Toy Shop Falls on Hard Times Larry Koster is one of Santa’s elves. He’s been helping the R.J. Scheffel Memorial Toy Project for 15 years. “When you keep on getting a lot of requests every year, you know there must be …Read More

Recent Stats

2012 Christmas Update

Goal $231,000
Actual $237,162

Mail Appeal
Goal $350,000
Actual $349,096

Other Donations
Goal $369,000
Actual $414,191

Goal $950,000
Actual $1,016,805
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