Salvation Army corps in Pottstown, Boyertown, Reading, and across eastern Pennsylvania face two coronavirus-caused problems. Public need for services is growing, but Red Kettle donations have fallen.
Long before the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Pottstown Salvation Army needed computer equipment for use by families in its shelter. A recently won $10,000 grant will now fill that need.
The Salvation Army will continue to feed those in need, but it announced plans Tuesday to change the way in which food is distributed. It's called "The Corps at the Door."
Its red kettle donation campaign, readily seen in Pottstown, Boyertown, Phoenixville and elsewhere, is falling 30 percent behind last year's donations. The primary cause? A later Thanksgiving observance.
COLLEGEVILLE PA – Today (Friday, June 2, 2017) is National Donut Day, and it seems like everyone is making making a big deal out of sweetened dough. Donut merchants across western Montgomery County are promoting the holes out of this 24-hour period of toothsome bliss, which originated