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7th Death Blamed On 2013 Philadelphia Building Collapse

A seventh death is being linked to a 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia that killed shoppers and workers inside a Salvation Army.

07/22/2014

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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

(Ronald McDonald performs alongside a Salvation Army collection kettle near 16th and Chestnut Streets.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Salvation Army Sets Up Summertime Collections Around Center City

The ringing bells and the iconic red kettles are a sign that need has no season.

07/09/2014

(Ceremonies were held in a vacant lot at 22nd Street where the Salvation Army Thrift Store once stood, which will contain a memorial park.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Ceremonies Mark One-Year Anniversary Of Fatal Center City Collapse

It was one year ago today that a building under demolition collapsed on the Salvation Army thrift shop at 22nd and Market Streets, killing six and injuring 14.

06/05/2014

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Memorial Plans Unveiled At Site Of Fatal Center City Building Collapse

Right now at 22nd and Market, a few ribbons and flowers on a chain link fence offer a reminder of last year’s building collapse that killed six people and injured more.

04/02/2014

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Philadelphia Offers Emergency Preparedness Workshop For Community Agencies

Agencies affiliated with the Salvation Army in Philadelphia today received a road map of sorts to make sure that their clients are prepared in case of emergencies.

02/28/2014

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Former Sports Broadcaster Don Tollefson Turns Himself In On Felony Charges

Former Philadelphia broadcaster and media personality Don Tollefson turned himself in on felony charges Tuesday morning.

02/18/2014

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Police Investigate Montco Salvation Army Robbery

Police in Montgomery Township are investigating a robbery at a Salvation Army Thrift Shop just days before Christmas.

12/27/2013

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Local Charity Asks Givers To Steer Clear of Unverified Donation Drop Boxes

Not all charities are created equal, warns Mark Boyd, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.

12/26/2013

(Maj. Hester Dixon helps a client select appropriate toys for a child at the Salvation Army giveaway in Wynnefield.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Salvation Army Toy Giveaway in West Phila. Makes Children’s Christmases Brighter

Toys for children of needy families were arranged by age and gender on tables set up in the gymnasium at Salvation Army headquarters in Wynnefield.

12/24/2013

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Some Charities Say Donations Are Down This Holiday Season

Charities have serious concerns that they won’t have enough to make sure all families have the Christmas they deserve.

12/19/2013

(Mayor Nutter and Wells Fargo bank officials pose with some of the recipients of Wells Fargo's charitable donation.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Six Area Nonprofits Will Benefit From Big Wells Fargo Donation

Mayor Nutter was more than happy to host the announcement as local Wells Fargo officials presented a check for $1.35 million, to be divvied up by six local nonprofits.

12/17/2013

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Salvation Army’s Red Kettles Return For The Holidays

The Salvation Army kicked off its annual red kettle campaign on Tuesday at the Gallery at Market East.

11/12/2013

(The demolition site at 2136 Market Street, taken by a concerned passerby the day before the deadly collapse.  The Salvation Army thrift store, in which six people were killed, is at far right.  Photo by Laura Mierson.)

Salvation Army Says It Wasn’t At Fault In Deadly Building Collapse

Salvation Army major Charles Deitrick says the fault lies squarely with the owner of the adjacent building and the demolition company hired to tear it down.

08/16/2013

(Robert Mongeluzzi announces he is adding the Salvation Army as a defendant in the center city building collapse civil case.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Salvation Army To Be Named In Center City Collapse Lawsuits

The Salvation Army will become the latest defendant in litigation over a deadly Philadelphia building collapse.

08/15/2013

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