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The Salvation Army Alameda County

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Last year, over 8,000 individuals in Alameda County received hot Thanksgiving and Christmas meals from The Salvation Army. Our holiday programs made lives merrier for thousands of needy families by distributing over 6,200 toys, gift cards and 1,600 food boxes.
As we prepare for the holidays, we turn to you, our faithful and generous community, asking for your help in meeting the needs of our neighbors.

Bell Ringing is the foundation that fuels all of the programs we offer. Funds raised through the Bell Ringing campaign provide nights in our shelter for families, meals to the hungry via groceries or meal services, tutoring in a safe place for children after school, and rehabilitation services for those caught in addiction.

Please join us, your participation helps those in need this holiday season.

Bell Ringers Make a Difference: Funds raise are used to provide community services 365 days a year, starting with holiday food boxes and hot meals and gifts for low income families and seniors in our community.

About those Donations: All funds given locally stay in the community they were donated. The Salvation Army's overhead is very low - for every $1 donated, 83 cents goes straight back to the community. You can really make a difference in your community by volunteering.

Dates: November 22nd - December 24th

Days: Monday thru Saturday

Time: Varies by location

Go to RingForChange.com and enter your zip code to see what areas we are ringing in and register.

Contact Vicki Stairs at vicki.stairs@usw.salvationarmy.org for more information or if you need help!

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About The Salvation Army Alameda County

Location:

2794 Garden Street, Oakland, CA 94601, US

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Description

The Salvation Army restores hope and transforms lives. Since 1865 we've been committed to defeating hunger, breaking addictions and rebuilding lives. Our reach is wide and deep - providing over 13,000 nights of lodging, 85,000 meals, and food for 5,700 families in Alameda County.

We provide rehabilitation and promote self-sufficiency, are a steadfast presence to the lonely and to those who have lost hope, we are the first on the scene of a disaster - and the last to leave.

Our ministry is motivated by the love of God, to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

WHEN

Fri Nov 22, 2019 - Tue Dec 24, 2019

WHERE

different locations-check link or email for detailOakland, CA 94601

(37.77293,-122.21433)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • Youth must be at least 15 year old and accompanied by an adult.

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