Greenhouse Ministries, a local non-profit, is helping hundreds of households with food as more and more people are finding themselves without work.
Some of the help from our area came in the form of water bottles, clothing, financial aid and even help from first responders and the electric department.
Major Joe Irvin, who heads up the Rutherford County Salvation Army, is currently helping out in tornado ravaged areas of eastern Middle Tennessee.
Churches, civic clubs, organizations, schools, and individuals can support The Salvation Army...
Parents, Sunday School teachers, employers, civic organizations and community members -- the Salvation Army has a great volunteer opportunity for you. Sign ups are going on for the Christmas red kettles now.
There was a packed house at Wednesday's 4th Annual BEYOND THE BELLS luncheon at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center. Bryan Barrett received the Partner In Mission Award.
Major Joe Irvin of the Salvation Army of Rutherford and Cannon County is among the Hurricane Florence relief workers lending aid.
Over 25-thousand dollars in renovations were completed at The Salvation Army of Rutherford and Cannon Counties as part of the Lowe's Heroes Project.
A record crowd was on hand for the Salvation Army of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' "Beyond the Bells" Luncheon. Over three hundred community members were at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro for this year's event.
Christmas will be merrier for over eight-hundred children here in Rutherford and Cannon Counties. It's distribution day for the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program.
Board member David Fletcher told WGNS some of the positive work done by the Salvation Army in the past...
The cleanup from Hurricane Harvey continues along coastal Texas and a local Salvation Army officer is in the middle of it. We talked to Major Joe Irvin in Houston, Texas.
The Salvation Army has deployed its national network of trained disaster staff and volunteers to the Gulf Coast to provide food, hydration, clean-up kits, hygiene supplies, and emotional and spiritual care to first responders and survivors. It's expected to be the largest relief effort in the organization's history.
The winds and rain from what was Hurricane Harvey continue to pummel southeastern Texas. Local agencies are deployed to assist victims.
The homeless population in Rutherford County increased 71-percent in the four-years between 2012 and 2016.
Joe and Melissa Irvin have been in Murfreesboro for a year, serving as leaders for the local Salvation Army. As of June 9th, they've been promoted to the rank of major.
The Salvation Army held their second annual "Beyond the Bells" luncheon at Embassy Suites. The event was used to bring awareness to the mission of the local Salvation Army and give the community a chance to give of their time, talents and donations to the organization.
According to The Salvation Army's Rutherford and Cannon Counties Corps Officer, Captain Joseph Irvin, "Our Kettle donations allow us to minister to our communities' working poor and homeless families.
Tis the season to be "ringing", and the Murfreesboro Salvation Army is around the Heart of Tennessee with their bell ringers and kettles through Christmas Eve.
The Salvation Army Red Kettle season is upon us. Captain Joe Irvin tells NewsRadio WGNS they are in need of both volunteer and paid bell ringers.
A Rutherford County Salvation Army leader is in South Carolina, helping with relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
The Salvation Army opened its doors to welcome new officers to the local community. Captains Joe and Melissa Irvin began their service to the Rutherford County community just this week.
You've got several chances this week to meet the new Salvation Army officers, who began their service in Murfreesboro last week.
The Salvation Army of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has been selected as a recipient of multiple grants in a collaboration project that will help the undeserved community plan, purchase, prepare and provide nutritious meals more efficiently to their families.
During the event, Captain Monica Seiler talked about how her life as a child was turned upside down by domestic violence, drugs and alcohol. She also talked about how her mother fled her abusive father with her and her two siblings.
The Salvation Army held their first ever "Beyond the Bells" luncheon at Embassy Suites. The event was used to bring awareness to the mission of the local Salvation Army and give the community a chance to give of their time, talents and donations to the organization.
The local Salvation Army will soon be under new leadership as Lieutenant Andy and Captain Monica Seiler were notified they'll be promoted to Roanoke, Virginia. They have called Rutherford County home since 2012, but were given farewell orders Monday.
When I was a child, I was homeless. In fact, it was through this circumstance that my family first came into contact with The Salvation Army. Thankfully, we were not homeless for long, nor do I have many bad memories from that experience.
The Salvation Army will open their doors on February 5 and 6 to women from across Murfreesboro to participate in IF:Gathering 2016.
La Vergne Police have made an arrest in the Salvation Army warehouse burglary at 444 Dick Buchanan Street.
Sunday Dec. 20, Music Pastor Wayne Miller from the Family Worship Center (FWC) presented a check for $7,000 to Lt. Andy Seiler, Commanding Officer for The Salvation Army of Murfreesboro.
The Salvation Army is gearing up for their Angel Tree distribution this Friday.
The Salvation Army Family Store will begin taking donations today (Monday) after being closed for months due to damage from a severe thunderstorm.
The Salvation Army Family Store will re-open on Saturday after a June severe thunderstorm destroyed everything and damaged the building.
For the past several years data has been collected and families have been tracked to see where the true need is so that The Salvation Army and the larger community can meet the greatest need.
You'll soon be seeing the red Salvation Army kettles in front of various retailers here in Rutherford County. Business owners, now you can help the local non-profit in a new way - by sponsoring a kettle.
Last year, one local non profit organization alone helped to make a positive difference in local lives at the Salvation Army. Just to give you one story about how much you can do by helping the Salvation Army, here is a breakdown:
What is it that your local Salvation Army does here in Rutherford County? Watch this video!
The Salvation Army is expanding its most beloved seasonal program this year, the Angel Tree program, where for more than 20 years more than 1,000 local children in Rutherford and Cannon Counties are provided gifts and coats, and clothes each year.
In response to the flooding that ravaged South Carolina, the Salvation Army has mobilized resources from across the country to help in recovery efforts.
Captain Monica Seiler of the Murfreesboro Salvation Army says, "The Salvation Army is one among many who stand to end human trafficking in our community.
"Reclaiming Wholeness: Ministry, Discipleship and Sexually Addictive Behavior" by Todd Bowman, PhD, LCPC is an Associate Professor of Counseling at Indiana Wesleyan University - will be presented at the Salvation Army. Their main facility is located at 1137 West Main Street, just off Highway 99 or the New Salem Highway.
For over twenty years the Salvation Army's Center of Hope in Murfreesboro has provided thousands of nights of sheltering to single men and families to help some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community.
Local dance fitness community, REFIT® will host the "REFIT® for a Reason" benefit to help the Salvation Army on August 22 from 8:30 am-1:30 pm at the Salvation Army gym on 1137 W. Main St in Murfreesboro.
The Salvation Army Family Store is a total loss, after Tuesday storms damaged the roof of their Front Street location.
The community can learn more about how it can support the Murfreesboro Salvation Army's mission during the nonprofit's next Lunch and Learn, a monthly program hosted at the local headquarters.
The Salvation Army will be open during the day Thursday as a warming station. Lt. Monica Seiler tells NewsRadio WGNS from 8am until 5pm, people are invited to stop in and get out of the cold.
Hundreds of smiling Angel Tree families in Rutherford County picked up boxes of toys and bicycles at the Salvation Army.
Christmas time's a comin'. While many aren't thinking about Christmas just yet, the Salvation Army has been preparing since July for the holiday season.
The Salvation Army is giving away backpacks to families that qualify this Friday. Lt. Andy Seiler says the annual backpack giveaway will help hundreds of children here in our community.
Two Rutherford County teens will graduate from Oakland High School and complete the local Salvation Army's Corp Cadet Program.
WGNS asked Lt. Monica Seiler how bad of a problem homelessness really is in Rutherford County.
The Salvation Army is celebrating their 20th anniversary in the Center of Hope facility. Lieutenant Andy Seiler says the Salvation Army has been in Rutherford County longer than 20-years, but the facility on West Main, off Salem Highway, opened in February of 1994.
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