Salvation Army Removes Collection Boxes Due To Trash

WARSAW — The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, operated in Fort Wayne, has decided to remove collection boxes from Kosciusko County due to an increase in unusable items and stealing from those collection points. “Costs to haul items that can’t be used and even people dumping their trash … Read More

How To Support The Salvation Army Serving Those Affected By Hurricane Harvey

WARSAW — Major Bill Welch, Director of The Salvation Army in Kosciusko County reports that many people are asking how they can help those affected by disaster in Texas and Louisiana.  “First we are asking everyone to pray for those affected by the disaster,” he noted in a … Read More

Salvation Army Responds To Hurricane Harvey Devastation

As Hurricane Harvey causes widespread damage across Texas and the Gulf area, The Salvation Army is providing physical, emotional and spiritual care to survivors and relief workers. Salvation Army disaster teams from across the country are serving and, even after disaster response efforts are over, The Salvation Army … Read More

Scouting For Food Being Held This Saturday

WARSAW —Scouting for Food will be held at 3 p.m.  this Saturday, Feb. 11 during the Grace Lancers men’s basketball game beginning at the MOCC in Winona Lake. All leaders and scouts who are in uniform and bring 2 cans of food will receive free admission to the … Read More

Warsaw Resident Makes Retirement Worthwhile Through Volunteering

WARSAW – Merriam-Webster’s definition of a volunteer is “a person who voluntarily undertakes or expresses a willingness to undertake a service such as one who renders a service or takes part in a transaction while having no legal concern or interest.” Local resident Leroy Ray Rapp epitomizes this … Read More

Lutheran Health Network KCH Staff Donate to Salvation Army

WARSAW —  Kosciusko Community Hospital held a food drive to assist those in need through the Salvation Army in Warsaw. Employees from KCH, Lutheran Health Physicians KMG, MedStat and Lutheran EMS Kosciusko participated in the food drive. Boxes were placed in all departments throughout the hospital and doctors’ … Read More

Making Giving A Part Of The Christmas Season

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Giving is one of the greatest parts of the Christmas season whether it be presents, cards or time. It is the time of year when communities and families come together despite all differences and put others before themselves.

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Service Clubs Draw for Bell Ringing Dates

WARSAW — The annual tradition of drawing for Salvation Army bell ringing dates by service clubs was held this morning, Nov. 30 at Cox Studio in Warsaw Service clubs represented at the drawing were Warsaw Rotary Club, Lake City Lion Club, Warsaw Breakfast Optimist Club and the Warsaw … Read More

Nuts Still Available From Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary

WARSAW — The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary is finalizing its annual fruit and nut sale. Fruit and nut items are still available for sale at Center Lake Pavilion in Warsaw from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m today, Nov. 17 and tomorrow Nov. 18. The annual sale supports the … Read More

Salvation Army Receives Help From Community

WARSAW — A shortage of the Salvation Army food pantry led to an outpouring of giving from the community. A five to 10 percent increase of people frequenting the pantry for food, paired with an already-low amount of donations, led the Salvation Army to ask the community for … Read More

Free Comic Book Day Celebrates 15 Years

WARSAW — Break out your favorite cosplay and head to Chimp’s Comix, located at 919 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 7, for the 15th year of Free Comic Book Day. While cosplay isn’t necessary, it is encouraged, just because it’s fun. … Read More

Donut Girls Serving Donuts For Salvation Army Week

WARSAW — May 9-14 is National Salvation Army week and on First Friday, May 6, they want to thank people for their support with a canteen, which will be serving donuts from military helmets like the “Donut Girls” did in World War I. There will also be a … Read More

Salvation Army Promotes Give Green Challenge

KEN “HAWKEYE” LOCKE Community Ministries Coordinator KOSCIUSKO — The Salvation Army of Kosciusko County is promoting a “Give Green Challenge” to stock their Choice Food Pantry that currently serves around 200 families each month. The challenge will run from St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, to the end of … Read More