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Join Us for Army of Readers 2014!!

Volunteer to Read with The Salvation Army Friday, April 25, 2014 Shift 1: 8:00am to 11:15am (read to 2 classrooms) Shift 2: 12:00pm to 2:45pm (read to 2 classroom) All Day: 8:00am to 2:45pm (read to 4 classrooms) Join The Salvation Army Action Group of young professionals and the Peter C. and Emajean Cook Foundation […]

Salvation Army Giving Away Free Doughnuts

National Doughnut Day was first celebrated in Chicago in 1938 to help the needy during the Great Depression and commemorate the work of The Salvation Army “doughnut lassies” who served soldiers during the War. The first Friday in June each year marks an important date in American food history and raises awareness for the critical […]

An ‘Army of Readers’ invaded 40 Grand Rapids classrooms

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – On Friday, an “Army of Readers” marched into nearly 40 classrooms throughout the city to promote literacy. The Salvation Army, together with the Peter C. and Emajean Cook Foundation and with support from Crowe Horwath and other community partners are responsible for the city-wide reading event. The “Army of Readers” program […]

Action Group Luncheon a Success!

The Salvation Army Action Group luncheon on November 2, 2012 sponsored by Crowe Horwath LLP was a great success, thanks to the 67 young professionals who attended. The event featured Mike Jandernoa, Former CEO of Perrigo, who spoke about his volunteer experiences as a young professional and how it impacted his life. Major Bob Mueller, […]

November 2, 2012 Young Professionals Luncheon

The Salvation Army Action Group invites you to attend “Volunteering: Enriching Yourself and Your Community” Young Professionals Luncheon Featuring Mike Jandernoa, former CEO & Chairman of Perrigo Friday, November 2 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm At The BOB Eve Lounge, 20 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids Sponsored by Crowe Horwath LLP Cost: Suggested donation of personal […]

Army of Readers on the March

In celebration of National Reading Month, The Salvation Army’s “Army of Readers” – made up of 25 young professional and college student volunteers- marched out to four Grand Rapids-area schools on March 16th. The volunteers read to approximately 750 students grades kindergarten through third grade. Each volunteer then assisted the students in a classroom activity related […]

Army of Readers

  Volunteer to Read with The Salvation Army   March 16, 2012 from 8am to 11:30am We’d like to introduce you to an exciting volunteer opportunity during Reading Month in March. On March 16th The Salvation Army is inviting over 50 young professional and college student volunteers to visit classrooms around Grand Rapids for a […]

Turning Point Successfully Painted!

On October 21, 22 & 23 Action Group volunteers painted The Salvation Army’s Turning Point Programs. We would like to say “thank you” to the 30 volunteers that donated their time, talent and energy to help paint the intake area, lounge, office, and trim work at Turning Point. We couldn’t have done it without you! […]

Volunteer to Paint Turning Point on October 22!

Join The Action Group as we paint Turning Point Programs, The Salvation Army’s substance use treatment facility. We need volunteers to help us tear down wallpaper, tape, paint and decorate to provide a warm, home-like environment for clients in recovery. 20+ Volunteers are needed to help paint and decorate on Octber 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 […]

Join TAG for a Target Shopping Spree on July 26!

The Salvation Army and Target are helping a total of 12,000 K-12 students across the country gear up for the upcoming academic year and get ready to succeed in school with the Target School Spree on July 26, from 8am to 11am. Each child, selected by The Salvation Army, will be awarded an $80 Target […]