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Free Backpacks for Kids in Fountain Square Neighborhoods

This Saturday The Salvation Army Fountain Square Corps Community Center, located at 1337 S. Shelby Street, will be hosting its annual Back to School Community Fun Day. The first 500 school-age children from the 46203 or 46225 zip codes will receive free backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies like notebooks, pencils, […]

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Huntington Helps Students Prepare for New School Year

Stuffing 1,000 backpacks with school supplies sounds like a big job, but when you’ve got a great team like the employees of Huntington National Bank, it doesn’t take long before the backpacks are piled high. For the fifth year, Huntington has partnered with The Salvation Army and Indianapolis Public Schools […]

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Backpacks Boosting Self-Esteem

The first day of school should be filled with excitement and not the fear of standing out in a crowd. Something as simple as a backpack filled with the most basic of supplies can create a level playing field for children of all ages when starting a new school year. […]

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Donor Provides Back-to-School Shoes and Supplies

On Wednesday August 5, over 120 children from The Salvation Army’s Summer Day Camp programs received new shoes, socks, and school supplies thanks to the generosity of long time Salvation Army donor, Mrs. Laura Lewis.  This was the fourth year that Mrs. Lewis, who is now 93 years old, has […]

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