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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!
Staff and volunteers participated as chaperons and assisted two dozen local students on a back-to-school shopping spree. On Friday morning, 23 students picked out book bags, school supplies and clothes at the South Lansing Target. Each child received an $81 gift card from Target towards their purchases. Major Alan Hellstrom, …Read More
While most of us want to give our time or money to help the needy, let’s face it along with our hectic schedules and this struggling economy, giving back can be challenging. That’s why this busy wife and mother of two, decided to use her passion for couponing to make …Read More
The Capital Area Salvation Army has been providing free produce to tri-county residents for over 15 years. The program provides fresh fruits and vegetables at no cost to community residents. We seek to encourage and make available nutritional options so that our residents have a healthier alternative than prepackaged food. …Read More