Entries by Jan Gunter

First Lady Cecilia Abbott Lends Her Support to The Salvation Army

Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott stopped by this week to lend her support to The Salvation Army and the work we do year round and especially now during our disaster relief efforts. Lt. Colonels Henry and Dorris Gonzalez received a generous donation from her and presented her with a commemorative Texas 125th Anniversary book and […]

The Salvation Army Continues to Support Flood Survivors and First Responders

Disaster Team Ready to Serve in Austin to Meet Needs that Developed from Memorial Day Floods AUSTIN, TX (May 26, 2015 – Updated at 5:15 p.m.) – As recovery continues following devastating flooding along the Blanco River, Salvation Army staff and volunteers from Austin and San Marcos provided meals, hydration and emotional and spiritual support to […]

Salvation Army Austin Responds to Historic Flooding in Hays County

Mobile Feeding Unit Providing Food and Hydration for People Sheltering in San Marcos AUSTIN, TX (May 24, 2015) – The Salvation Army mobile feeding unit (canteen) from Williamson County (Austin Area Command) is providing food and hydration for more than 300 survivors seeking shelter at the San Marcos recreation center. The Salvation Army is coordinating […]

Local Salvation Army Disaster Services Team on Standby

Volunteer Team in Williamson County Prepares to Respond to Emergency Needs in Texas AUSTIN, TX (May 22, 2015) – As storms continue to threaten the region and flood and weather warnings are in place for the Memorial Day weekend, The Salvation Army Austin Area Command disaster response team and mobile feeding unit (canteen) out of […]

The Salvation Army Is Sending Children Experiencing Homelessness or Poverty to Summer Camp

  Local Individuals, Companies and Organizations are asked to Support this Effort AUSTIN, TX (May 19, 2015) – More than 125 local children ages 5 through 16 who are experiencing homelessness or poverty will attend summer camp starting June 15. Many of these children are living in Salvation Army Austin emergency shelters, and some are living […]

Doing the Most Good Luncheon 2015 Photos

Here are just a few of the many photos taken by Licarione Photography at the 2015 Doing the Most Good Luncheon. If you would like a print quality version of a photo, please email Jan Gunter at Jan.Gunter@uss.salvationarmy.org, and she will be happy to send you what you need. Photo Gallery

EZCORP Volunteers Provide Shelter Facelift

More than 150 volunteers from EZCORP came to The Salvation Army Downtown Shelter March 26-27 to provide a much-needed facelift to three spaces in the shelter: the learning center, laundry room and Safe Sleep Program area. In addition to the volunteer efforts, EZCORP donated $16,000 in supplies including new flooring, paint, furniture and computers. See […]