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San Francisco Charities, Volunteers Serve Thousands Of Thanksgiving Meals

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.

11/22/2012

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1 Arrested, 2 Sought In Violent Robbery Of Salvation Army Store In South SF

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.

08/24/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Oakland Police Detonate Suspicious Package

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.

06/28/2012

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San Francisco Salvation Army Struggles To Fund Youth Programs

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.

03/13/2012

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Menlo Park Donor Drops $10,000 Into Salvation Army Bucket

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.

12/24/2011

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NorCal Pair Accused Of Using Salvation Army Bell, Kettle To Enrich Themselves

A man and woman used a Salvation Army bell and kettle to collect money outside a Modesto Wal-Mart for themselves, according to investigators.

12/19/2011

Marcelino "Butch" Soriano of Pacifica is a Salvation Army bell ringer attempting to break the record of continuous bell ringing of 36 hours. He is stationed outside Macy's in San Francisco's Union Square. (CBS

San Francisco Salvation Army Bell Ringer Breaks World Record

Salvation Army bell ringer in San Francisco has broken the previous world record for continuous ringing by one person.

12/17/2011

Marcelino "Butch" Soriano of Pacifica is a Salvation Army bell ringer attempting to break the record of continuous bell ringing of 36 hours. He is stationed outside Macy's in San Francisco's Union Square. (CBS

Salvation Army Bell Ringer At SF Union Square Aims To Break Record

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.

12/15/2011

Volunteers fill grocery bags to be distributed to the needy at Glide Memorial Church December 16, 2004 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Serving More Than Just Homeless On Thanksgiving

The economic downturn has prompted a large number of families and the working poor to seek charity this Thanksgiving holiday.

11/24/2011

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

Rep. Pelosi, Mayor Lee Meet With SF Homeless Vets At Outreach Event

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.

10/19/2011

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