Volunteers began chopping, slicing and dicing at San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church early Thanksgiving morning in the Tenderloin where the church will serve more than 5,000 meals to the poor and homeless.
A South San Francisco man was arrested this week after allegedly attacking a Salvation Army employee who caught him trying to steal handbags and housewares, police said.
The Salvation Army on Webster Street at 7th Street was evacuated after the device was found around 9:30 a.m, according to a spokeswoman for the Oakland Police Department.
San Francisco is a good example of the findings of a new survey of Salvation Army youth programs around the country that finds serious funding deficiencies for programs that target young people.
The Salvation Army received a big boost in its efforts to help people in need thanks to a donor who dropped a $10,000 check into a bell ringer’s kettle in Menlo Park.
A man and woman used a Salvation Army bell and kettle to collect money outside a Modesto Wal-Mart for themselves, according to investigators.
Salvation Army bell ringer in San Francisco has broken the previous world record for continuous ringing by one person.
A Bay Area bell ringer for the Salvation Army will attempt to set a world record for continuous ringing of a hand bell by a single person.
The economic downturn has prompted a large number of families and the working poor to seek charity this Thanksgiving holiday.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee attended a homeless veterans outreach event in the city Wednesday as part of a nationwide initiative to help raise awareness about the services available to them.