Salvation Army needs help filling the truck - Tucson News Now

Salvation Army needs help filling the truck

  • Most ReadMost ReadMore>>

  • A painful pumpkin patch warning about ticks

    A painful pumpkin patch warning about ticks

    Thursday, October 19 2017 9:23 AM EDT2017-10-19 13:23:08 GMT
    A California woman warning about ticks in the pumpkin patch. (Source: Facebook)A California woman warning about ticks in the pumpkin patch. (Source: Facebook)

    A woman has taken to Facebook with a painful warning for anyone heading to pumpkin patches this fall.  In the post Jennifer Velasquez says she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after wearing flip-flops and shorts to a pumpkin patch.  Jennifer Velasquez

    A woman has taken to Facebook with a painful warning for anyone heading to pumpkin patches this fall.  In the post Jennifer Velasquez says she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever after wearing flip-flops and shorts to a pumpkin patch.  Jennifer Velasquez

  • Repair shop manager arrested, facing fraud, theft charges

    Repair shop manager arrested, facing fraud, theft charges

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-10-19 16:24:13 GMT
    Raymond Collins (Source: Tucson Police Department)Raymond Collins (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    Tucson police told Tucson News Now that Raymond Collins, a manager at the Midas at East Speedway Boulevard and North Craycroft Road, made false warranty claims from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling $7,900.

    Tucson police told Tucson News Now that Raymond Collins, a manager at the Midas at East Speedway Boulevard and North Craycroft Road, made false warranty claims from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling $7,900.

  • Officer-involved shooting leaves 1 dead on east side

    Officer-involved shooting leaves 1 dead on east side

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:25 AM EDT2017-10-19 14:25:47 GMT

    Officers responded to a parking lot near North Pantano and East Wrightstown roads after a reported shooting at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 18, according to the Tucson Police Department.

    Officers responded to a parking lot near North Pantano and East Wrightstown roads after a reported shooting at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct 18, according to the Tucson Police Department.

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -
The Salvation Army is asking for the community's help donating unwrapped toys for needy children this holiday season.

Empty boxes and empty trucks are sitting outside the Wal-Marts at Foothills Mall and El Con Mall in Tucson Saturday afternoon, desperately in need of donations, according to public relations director Shawna Kroh.

The partnership is hosting "Fill The Truck" for the organization's Christmas Angel Program.
With the help of the community and various organizations, we hope to collect new unwrapped toys to assist needy families and bring smiles to children's faces this Christmas season.
 
The Salvation Army's Toy Shop annually distributes about 35,000 toys and needs the community's help to reach this goal through this Christmas Angel Toy Drive.

"We see more and more parents each year struggling to provide for their children for Christmas. We really hope people can find a way to help this year," Kroh said.

The Salvation Army has trucks at two Wal-Mart locations from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30. The Wal-Mart locations are 7635 N. La Cholla Blvd. and 3435 E. Broadway Blvd. at El Con Mall. 
 
Salvation Army's toy distribution runs five days and serves over 1600 families with toys and clothing. The Salvation Army expects thousands of children to be assisted in the final days before Christmas.

There will also be a Salvation Army Collection box located at the following Wal-Marts if you cannot make it out to the events this Saturday:

455 E. Wetmore Road  7150 E. Speedway Blvd.
3435 E. Broadway Blvd.  7635 N. La Cholla Blvd.
8280 N. Cortaro Road  

Toys may be donated to The Salvation Army, 1001 N. Richey Blvd. or at any Christmas Angel Tree locations, Tucson Mall, Park Place or Foothills Mall or by calling 520-795-9671.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.
  • Local newsMore>>

  • 1 dead in Cochise County plane crash

    1 dead in Cochise County plane crash

    Thursday, October 19 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-10-19 17:51:04 GMT
    One person is dead after a fixed wing, single engine airplane crashed in Cochise County, according to the sheriff's office. Cochise County Sheriff's Office - Mark J. Dannels Sheriff CCSO said the crash happened north of Interstate 10 near milemarker 355 before 9:30 Thursday morning, Oct 19. Milemarker 355 is near I-10 and Page Ranch Road. Detectives are investigating the crash site, and said it does not appear there were any other passengers. MOBILE USERS: Download our Tucson Ne...
    One person is dead after a fixed wing, single engine airplane crashed in Cochise County, according to the sheriff's office. Cochise County Sheriff's Office - Mark J. Dannels Sheriff CCSO said the crash happened north of Interstate 10 near milemarker 355 before 9:30 Thursday morning, Oct 19. Milemarker 355 is near I-10 and Page Ranch Road. Detectives are investigating the crash site, and said it does not appear there were any other passengers. MOBILE USERS: Download our Tucson Ne...
  • Arizona Athletics applies for McKale Center liquor license

    Arizona Athletics applies for McKale Center liquor license

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-10-19 16:36:38 GMT
    Inside McKale Center. (Source: Tucson News Now)Inside McKale Center. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    If you're going to the McKale Center in the coming weeks, you might notice some new signage. That's because the Department of Athletics recently applied for a liquor license, and is required to post signs letting the public know. The department said if the application is approved, the McKale Center will start beer and wine sales during Wildcat basketball games. The start date is yet to be determined. Athletic Director Dave Heeke said the decision to serve alcohol is based ...
    If you're going to the McKale Center in the coming weeks, you might notice some new signage. That's because the Department of Athletics recently applied for a liquor license, and is required to post signs letting the public know. The department said if the application is approved, the McKale Center will start beer and wine sales during Wildcat basketball games. The start date is yet to be determined. Athletic Director Dave Heeke said the decision to serve alcohol is based ...
  • Repair shop manager arrested, facing fraud, theft charges

    Repair shop manager arrested, facing fraud, theft charges

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:24 PM EDT2017-10-19 16:24:13 GMT
    Raymond Collins (Source: Tucson Police Department)Raymond Collins (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    Tucson police told Tucson News Now that Raymond Collins, a manager at the Midas at East Speedway Boulevard and North Craycroft Road, made false warranty claims from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling $7,900.

    Tucson police told Tucson News Now that Raymond Collins, a manager at the Midas at East Speedway Boulevard and North Craycroft Road, made false warranty claims from October 2014 to April 2016, totaling $7,900.

Powered by Frankly