Entries by Blair

Kettle Kick Off in NWA

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS In a sure sign of the season,  the Salvation Army Kettle Campaign kicked off Friday in Northwest Arkansas. The Red Kettle program dates back to the late 1800s and continues today. The  campaign is the single largest fundraiser for the Salvation army in the Country. “All of those funds go to indigent families. children […]

Salvation Army to Feed Community with Thanksgiving Lunch

NORHTWEST ARKANSAS The Salvation Army is anticipating to feed over 400 people in Northwest Arkansas during the Thanksgiving Lunch this year. Both the Bentonville and Fayetteville shelters will be serving a meal from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m to those in need on Thursday. According to the Salvation Army, the turkeys are donated by Dash […]

Bell Ringers for Hire in NWA

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS The Salvation Army is hiring bell ringers for the Red Kettle campaign. The Salvation Army Christmas Red Kettle program dates back to 1891 and continues today. Now, the Red Kettle campaign is the single largest fundraiser for the Salvation Army USA. The funds raised during the campaign support the Salvation Army’s free addiction […]

NWA Continuum of Care Working to Address Homeless Issue

SPRINGDALE, AR — Members of the Northwest Arkansas Community are taking notes from an Alabama community to address the growing homeless population in our region. The Northwest Arkansas Continuum of Care invited Eric Jefferson from the same organization in Mobile to discuss the success and what is working to tackle the issue there. The local organization […]

WelcomeHealth and the Salvation Army to Hold Free Clinic

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS — Salvation Army and WelcomeHealth of Northwest Arkansas are teaming up to hold a free clinic once a month. The clinic will be held the first Thursday of even months and the third Thursday of odd months at The Salvation Army Area Command.  The first will be on August 4 from 5 p.m. – […]

Walmart Foundation Donates $40,000 to Salvation Army of NWA

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.– The Walmart Foundation donated $40,000 to the Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas for local feeding programs. $30,000 of the donation will benefit traditional feeding programs like hot meal service and food pantry boxes. The remaining $10,000 will be put towards the Pathway of Hope initiative. The Pathway of Hope initiative is a new nationwide […]

Chipotle Benefit Night

FAYETTEVILLE, AR You can eat dinner at Chipotle and support a good cause. The Chipotle on Dickson Street in Fayetteville is hosting, ‘Cause An Effect’. All you have to do to participate is tell the Chipotle cashier at check-out that you want 50% of your total bill to support the Salvation Army of Northwest Arkansas. […]

Cooling Centers Open During Hot Weather

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –Summer hasn’t even officially started but temperatures are soaring, which poses a threat for the elderly and those without a place to cool down. Luckily, several local organizations are offering help. The Fayetteville Senior Activity and Wellness Center has been handing out fans to seniors in need this week, after receiving a donation […]