Salvation Army

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The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign is an iconic holiday sight every year. This year, the agency is trying to keep the campaign relevant by adding some new technology options for giving.

Cold weather is further complicating a power outage that still affected thousands of Western New Yorkers on Friday. The Salvation Army has stepped in to assist those in need of a warm place while they wait for the restoration of utility services.

Courtesy of Paula's Donuts Facebook Page

Today is National Donut Day.  Yes, it's a real thing, dating back to the "Great Depression."

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The Salvation Army of Buffalo kicked off its Red Kettle Fund Drive on the steps of City Hall Friday. Organizers celebrated the campaign opening with music by the Salvation Army Brass Band and a bell ringing.

The number of homeless continues to rise in Western New York.  A new study suggests a corresponding rise in the number of families who have fallen into poverty.