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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

Don Tollefson, far right. (credit: Ileana Diaz)

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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In Roxborough, Summer ‘Day Camp’ For Older Residents Wraps Up

The fourteen seniors gathered in the basement of the community center for the finale barbecue, and card games.

08/02/2013

(The scene of the building collapse on June 5th that killed six people and injured 13.  File photo)

Contractors Defend Their Actions In Building Collapse

Two contractors involved in a downtown Philadelphia building collapse hurled blame at each other Tuesday, through lawyers who broke their clients’ weeklong silence about the disaster that killed six.

06/11/2013

(Kenneth Edelin is the attorney for Griffin Campbell, the demolition contractor at 2136 Market Street in Philadelphia.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Attorney For Demolition Contractor Says Deadly Collapse Was Not His Client’s Fault

Kenneth Edelin notes that contractor Griffin Campbell was on site when the 40-foot wall collapsed onto the Salvation Army Thrift Store, killing six people and injuring more than a dozen others.

06/11/2013

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Online Fundraising For Victims of Building Collapse Gets Rolling

“It’s such an unexpected tragedy to these families,” says Philly DoGooder co-founder David Gloss, who says the effort was launched on Thursday and is catching on like wildfire through social media.

06/07/2013

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