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Bill Burke to Chair Salvation Army National Advisory Board

The Salvation Army's National Commander, David Jeffrey, announced that Mr. William J. Burke, senior vice president of marketing with Nationwide Insurance in Columbus, Ohio, will serve as National Advisory Board Chairman for The Salvation Army. Mr. Burke was elected to the position unanimously at a full meeting of the Army's national advisory board. Beginning in January 2015, he will serve a three-year term leading the efforts of the board for the nation's largest faith-based social service agency.


Having the Heart to Make a Difference

Sandy Sheller, Art & Family Therapist and president of The Sheller Family Foundation, has been serving The Salvation Army in Philadelphia for longer than her foundation has been around.


Forman Mills Includes The Salvation Army in Give Back Giveaway

Forman Mills announced that the corporation is teaming up with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell and Senator Tina Tartaglione to give out vouchers for winter gear in the West Philadelphia Forman Mills store and the Rising Sun Avenue Forman Mills store to less fortunate individuals and families, pre-selected with the assistance of The Salvation Army and other charities.


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