'I Wear Your Grandad's Clothes': Thrift Shopping ThrivesA song about thrift shopping is a huge hit -- but what's the reaction from the people who operate thrift stores?
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.
Grenades Found Among Charitable DonationsPolice say several stores in the area were also evacuated as a precaution.
'Why Do You Do That?': A Bell Ringer's TaleMost of my life I have tried my best to avoid eye contact with strange men. But, for 8 hours each year I smile at all of them -- women, too. I am a volunteer bell ringer for the Salvation Army.
Salvation Army Of Metro Detroit Paints The City RedThe city of Detroit is turning red to raise awareness of the final days metro Detroiters can donate to The Salvation Army’s 2012 Red Kettle Campaign, which ends when red kettles leave storefronts across metro Detroit on Christmas Eve.
Credit Union Holiday Campaign Uses Social Media For 'Warming Hearts & Homes'Area residents are invited to use cell phone technology and social media to help make a difference this holiday season during Community Financial Credit Union's "Warming Hearts & Homes" program.
Salvation Army Goes High Tech With Android Phones From AT&TThe Salvation Army of Metro Detroit has gone high tech for the 2012 Red Kettle campaign. AT&T Inc. is loaning the nonprofit 36 Android phones to support the drivers who transport bell ringers and the iconic red kettles to and from nearly 450 locations thorughout metro Detroit.
Red Kettle Campaign Kicks Off In Detroit At Campus MartiusMajor Herb Fuqua of the Salvation Army says they're seeing more and more families in need this holiday season.
Salvation Army Begins Its Red Kettle CampaignThe Salvation Army red kettle bell ringers are now out at area businesses collecting monetary donations to help the less fortunate.
Salvation Army Kicks Off Annual Red Kettle Fundraising DriveThe Salvation Army put the metal to the kettle Thursday morning in Campus Martius, as the organization kicked off their annual hoilday fundraising drive.
The Coats For Kids Campaign Comes To Dearborn HeightsThe Salvation Army will be hosting the 30th Annual Coats for Kids campaign at the HYPE center in Dearborn Heights.
Dexter Fire Chief: 207 Homes Damaged By TornadoOfficials now say 207 homes were damaged in last week's tornado in Dexter and about 20 will need to be demolished.
Final Push In Red Kettle Fundraising CampaignIt's a last day for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign and they're still about $250,000 away from their $8.2 million goal.
Clock Ticks Down On Charitable GivingA donation immediately comes off a donor’s 2011 taxes as a charitable deduction from your taxable income, (versus making a donation in early 2012) – that would show as a deduction on 2012 taxes.
Rare Coins, Gold Tossed Into Red KettlesThe goodies, valued at more than $820, were donated in separate kettles in West Bloomfield and other areas. They'll be auctioned off later this month by Abbott's Corp. of Birmingham.