Entries by felizgarcia

Kids Crafting for a Cause

We recently witnessed a very special act of kindness by a young girl named Destinee. Destinee gets together with her friends every couple of months to do arts and crafts, and she decided she wanted to use her talents to help others. She and her friends decided to begin selling their crafts to raise money […]

Thank You

The Salvation Army Austin manages many programs along with two shelters to serve families in need in our community. None of this would be possible without the generosity and support of our donors, sponsors and volunteers. We are so grateful and thank you for all you do to help us continue servicing our community. This […]

Rock the Red Kettle ATX

See Rock the Red Kettle ATX 2016 Here November 22, 2015, The Salvation Army Austin hosted its second annual Rock the Red Kettle ATX concert, presented by KOKE FM. Country superstar Cory Morrow performed with several of his headlining friends: Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Drew Womack and Walt and Tina Wilkins. This was one of […]

Disaster Volunteers

There is something special about the Williamson County disaster volunteers. The Salvation Army is blessed and honored to have so many dedicated volunteers serving our community with us! In the midst of the Bastrop County/Smithville fires that took place at Hidden Pines earlier this month, were a team of volunteers working tirelessly. These selfless volunteers […]

We’ve Launched our Capital Campaign – #InvisibleAustin

Last week The Salvation Army Austin launched its Capital Campaign. The campaign commemorates The Salvation Army’s 125th Anniversary and funds raised will support a renovated emergency shelter, a new shelter for women and children, new facilities to administer The Salvation Army programs, and a new drug and alcohol rehabilitation program for women. Our goal is […]

Responding to Bastrop County Fires

The Salvation Army Responding to Bastrop Fires AUSTIN, TX (October 15) – Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Service teams in the Texas Division have been deployed to provide assistance to Bastrop County. On Thursday, two Salvation Army teams were deployed to Bastrop County where a wild fire has consumed 4,200 acres, destroyed 9 homes, and is […]

Williamson County Giving Back

October 8, 2015 marked The Salvation Army’s first Williamson County Giving Back event. The event was held at Uncle Buck’s Fish Bowl inside the new Bass Pro Shop in Round Rock. The fund-raiser was held to support the Williamson County Service Center located in Georgetown, Texas. The evening was emceed by Williamson County Service Center […]