Salvation Army

Bill Emerson, CEO of Quicken Loans (second from left) poses with a Quicken staffer, Santa, and Paws. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

‘Metal In The Kettle’ Fundraiser Brings In $24K For Salvation Army

“We like to have a little bit of fun with it,” said Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson, dressed as a big, pink bunny.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

Salvation Army Bell Ringers collect funds for charity. (Getty Images)

Salvation Army Hosts Paint The City Red Day In Detroit

Detroit is turning red to help raise awareness during the final days of The Salvation Army’s red kettle fundraising campaign.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/18/2013

Major Kevin Van Zee, commanding corps officer of The Salvation Army of Warren is holding a $1,200 South African Krugerrand recently deposited into a red kettle. (Salvation Army)

Salvation Army Strikes Gold During Red Kettle Campaign

The Salvation Army says the gold coin’s worth is enough to provide coats to 48 children to keep them warm this winter …

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/15/2013

WWJ's Beth Fisher and Envoy Terry Gaster ringing the bell as part of the Red Kettle Campaign. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Shorter Season, Greater Need As Red Kettle Campaign Rings For Salvation Army

The goal for the campaign in southeast Michigan is $8.75 million … which funds Salvation Army programs all year long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2013

Shoppers at the Salvation Army. (WWJ/Pat Sweeting)

Savvy Shoppers Score At Salvation Army On Holiday

In downtown Detroit the line outside one store began forming early Thursday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2013

Doing The Most Good Week

Salvation Army Social Media Campaign Supports ‘Doing The Most Good’ Week

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit is encouraging metro Detroiters to perform “Random Acts of Goodness” through social media for the nonprofit’s eighth annual Doing the Most Good Week, May 9-19.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/08/2013

credit: Marie Osborne/WWJ

Up For Bids: Signed Babe Ruth Baseball

There’s some baseball buzz surrounding this weekend’s 9th annual Rochester Hills spring antique and collectible auction slated for Saturday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

‘I Wear Your Grandad’s Clothes’: Thrift Shopping Thrives

A song about thrift shopping is a huge hit — but what’s the reaction from the people who operate thrift stores?

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

Quicken Loans team member volunteers line up to help The Salvation Army announce the results of the 2012 Red Kettle Campaign. (Photo Courtesy: The Salvation Army)

Salvation Army 2012 Red Kettle Campaign Raises Record Setting Total

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit announced that it raised $8,303,690.86 through its 2012 Red Kettle Campaign, the largest amount the nonprofit has ever raised through all previous annual campaigns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

Grenades. (File Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Grenades Found Among Charitable Donations

Police say several stores in the area were also evacuated as a precaution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013