Entries by Blair

Christmas Day at Opportunities

For many people Christmas day is a day to spend with family and friends and for some it is an opportunity reach out and care for other people in the community. If you are looking for a way to give on Christmas day we’re asking you to donate items that we give out everyday at […]

Thanksgiving Meals in Fayetteville & Bentonville

The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas will be providing free Thanksgiving meals on Thursday, November 23 at two locations – one in Fayetteville and one in Bentonville. Thanksgiving meals are open to anyone in the community who would like to have a meal this holiday. All ages are welcome.  A complete Thanksgiving meal including turkey, […]

Salvation Army Provides Shelter Tours

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas wants to give you a look inside their efforts. So far this year,  2,951 homeless are accounted for in Northwest Arkansas with over half of that number being children in K-12th grades. The non-profit will be holding shelter tours to educate the community on their efforts […]

Salvation Army Takes Step Locally to Help with Harvey

http://www.nwahomepage.com/news/local-salvation-army-travels-to-help-with-harvey-relief-efforts/800265308 Fayetteville, AR — – People right here in Northwest Arkansas are gearing up to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Members of the Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas are in Texas helping out those in need. The organization says this is most likely going to be one of the most extensive feeding operations the Salvation Army […]

Salvation Army Offers Guided Tour Shelters

KNWA – The Salvation Army is showing the community what it is like to be homeless in Northwest Arkansas. It is offering guided tours of the Fayetteville and Bentonville shelters this Fall. Everyone from the area is welcome to attend any of the tours listed below. All are on Wednesdays and begin at noon. Shelter […]

Salvation Army Gives Back for National Salvation Army Week

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- – It’s National Salvation Army Week and to celebrate, folks were out all over Northwest Arkansas delivering donuts to first responders on Monday. This year, the Salvation Army is focusing on the importance of giving back to the community, especially the millions of Americans living in poverty. The Salvation Army said more awareness […]

Walmart Foundation Awards $37K Grant to Salvation Army Music Programs

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- – The Salvation Army was awarded $37,000 for its youth music and arts programs in Fayetteville, Springdale and Rogers. The grant was awarded by the Walmart Foundation. The Salvation Army offers training in music education, piano, brass band, concert band, dance, drama and guitar. The investment in the services will help at-risk youth […]

Salvation Army Gives Vouchers to Flood Victims

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — – Natural disasters like this weekends floods can often leave victims without. Lindsey Strong is the PR Director for the Northwest Arkansas Salvation Army. She said,  “It seems that they haven’t known that we give out flood services or haven’t been coming in for them. Maybe people are just now regrouping or […]

Salvation Army of NWA and JBU Celebrate Founder’s Day

SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark.- – The Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas teamed up with John Brown University to celebrate the school’s Founder’s Day. The event shared John Brown’s story, beginning his evangelical career with the Salvation Army and later founding the university. Major Dan Matthews, Area Commander with the Salvation Army, and the founder’s grandson spoke […]