Redwood City officials were asking for the public’s help for families who lost everything in an apartment building fire in the unincorporated North Fair Oaks neighborhood last week.
The Associated Students of the University of California Senate unanimously passed a resolution in November calling for Salvation Army donation boxes to be removed from campus residence halls on grounds that the Christian organization discriminates against gays and lesbians.
The only remaining Hostess Bakery Outlet in the Bay Area has been donating free bread to Vallejo non-profits as the store prepares to close its doors for good.
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.