Yellow Brick Road!

This year, as The Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of serving others in Jesus’ name, the Yellow Brick Road celebrates 25 years of “Repurpose with Purpose” in our local community! The Yellow Brick Road (YBR) has given over $5 million dollars in grant funds to non-profits all around the Peninsula during that time. The Salvation […]

National Doughnut Day

During World War I, approximately 250 Salvation Army volunteers provided assistance to our American soldiers fighting on the front lines in France starting in 1917. As the young soldiers faced physical and emotional peril amidst the fighting, female Salvation Army officers Ensign Margaret Sheldon and Adjutant Helen Purviance had the idea to comfort them with […]

Red Kettle History

  In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because so many poor individuals in San Francisco were going hungry. During the holiday season, he resolved to provide a free Christmas dinner for the destitute and poverty-stricken. He only had one major hurdle to overcome — funding the project. Where would the money come […]

Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief: How To Help

Monetary donations are the most critical need as supplies and personnel move into the areas of greatest need. The Salvation Army is extremely grateful for the continued support of the donating public. To date, the Army has received nearly $700,000 in online donations alone to support relief efforts. Donors are encouraged to give online at […]