Families who come to The Salvation Army Toy Shop are looking for more than a few gifts to put under the Christmas tree. They want to create a magical, memorable Christmas for their children in spite of the financial difficulties they face. Toy Shop is designed to help parents who […]
Tweet For Toys LIVE!
Today’s the day! Businesses and organizations across central Indiana have been collecting toys to stock the shelves of The Salvation Army Toy Shop, but it takes two teams of very special “elves” to pick up all those toys. As part of the WISH Tree Toy Drive, the third annual Tweet […]
Circle City Toy Run at 20
When Ron “Bumper” Herron put together the first Circle City Toy Run in 1994, he managed to gather a dozen or so friends and collect 22 toys for The Salvation Army’s Christmas Assistance program. Fast forward 20 years and the parking lot at The Salvation Army’s Indianapolis headquarters is filled […]
A Christmas Eve Surprise
It’s not who you expect to come knocking at your door at 9:30 a.m. on Christmas Eve. After all, he usually makes his appearance long after the children have gone to bed and the moon has risen in the night sky. On this Christmas Eve, though, six central Indiana children […]