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Giant, Salv. Army make amends after holiday charity drive

After a somewhat contentious holiday season, Giant Food and the Salvation Army National Capital Area Command are looking to make amends.

Tags: Giant Food , Salvation Army National Capital Area Command , Red Kettle Drive Drive , donations , Ken Forsythe

Thursday - 02/17/2011, 04:15pm EST

Red kettle shortage leaves some in the cold

Despite a rebounding economic climate, the Salvation Army red kettle collections, sometimes known to provokes some anxiety from passers by, is fairing much worse than previous years.

Tags: Red Kettle Drive , Steve Morris , fundraising , transitional housing

Wednesday - 12/15/2010, 09:23am EST

How to handle red-kettle anxiety

As wreaths and laurels pop up in public spaces, so do the Salvation Army bell ringers, standing on street corners and in front of stores, soliciting pedestrians to put donations in the red kettle. Though some might say "guilting" is a better term for it.

Tags: Red Kettle Drive , Brad Reimann , Robert Thomson , anxiety , holiday anxiety , holiday guilt , Paul D. Shinkman

Wednesday - 12/01/2010, 10:01am EST

Red Kettle donations see big drop

Donations to the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Drive in the D.C. area are down so far this year, and the charity attributes the drop in part to a cutback on the amount of time bell ringers can spend at one grocery chain.

Tags: Salvation Army National Capital Area Command , Red Kettle Drive , Steve Morris , giant , Giant Food , Jamie Miller , Maj. Steve Morris , Gary Emerling

Saturday - 11/27/2010, 01:15pm EST

Giant's limit on bell ringers could hurt group's fund raising

Giant Food has decided to slash the number of hours and days that Salvation Army bell ringers can be outside of their stores this holiday season, and the group is expecting the change to hurt fund raising efforts for the year.

Tags: Red Kettle Drive , Giant Food

Sunday - 11/14/2010, 11:44am EST

Salvation Army kicks off Red Kettle campaign

The Salvation Army kicked off their Red Kettle campaign Thursday, with a half dozen kettles and bell ringers outside their D.C. headquarters.

Tags: Bob Madigan

Friday - 11/12/2010, 06:42pm EST

Concert tickets intended for D.C. teachers stolen

Hundreds of concert tickets intended for teachers have been stolen due to a D.C. Public Schools error.

Tags: Verizon Center , D.C. Public Schools , Abe Pollin , Stevie Wonder , Washington Sports and Entertainment , Ticketmaster , Michelle Rhee , D.C. police , George Washington University Hospital ,

Monday - 05/24/2010, 05:35pm EDT