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 […]

Announcing: SAVN.TV Global Launch!

The Salvation Army Western Territory has just globally launched SAVN.TV (Salvation Army Vision Network). The intersection of technology and ministry The “virtual mission station” The “digital street corner” The future of evangelism…   Commissioner James M. Knaggs, Western Territory Commander released the following statement about it: With the global launch of, I’m inviting every […]

The Great Monterey Clam Chowder & Calamari Festival

The Great Monterey Clam Chowder & Calamari Festival Be a part of the Great Monterey Clam Chowder & Calamari Festival and help benefit The Salvation Army of the Monterey Peninsula. Proceeds from this exciting event will help fund our program and the volunteers will also receive a T-Shirt. Date:  May 26-28 (Memorial Day Weekend) Location:  Custom […]