The Salvation Army says they are well-behind their fundraising goal for the holiday season.
It’s not every day that an ambulance arrives playing Christmas carols, glittering with colored bulbs and packed with presents instead of patients.
People are stepping up to help after a mix-up involving Toys for Tots that meant hundreds of kids might not get toys for Christmas. But what lead to the problem is still a bit of a mystery.
A local businessman with a lot of toys reached out to KDKA-TV and Get Marty after local charities were having trouble getting their Toys For Tots deliveries.
At the Marines’ Toys for Tots distribution center in the Strip District on Friday, hundreds showed up to get toys for their children and grandchildren.
Toys for Tots is known for making the holidays special for kids by making sure they get a toy.
A big thank you goes out to everyone who donated to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Free Care Fund.
A McKees Rocks woman saw a few kids with cold hands at a bus stop and reached out to KDKA’S Get Marty for help.
There are dozens of social service agencies and churches that operate food pantries around southwestern Pennsylvania. One food bank on the North Side is taking donations in a new high-tech way.
It’s a common sight on many cold winter mornings, kids waiting for the school bus without their hats or gloves.
Two people are facing charges after police say they stole a Salvation Army donation kettle to pay for drugs.
Sheena Allen and her 5-year-old daughter London are looking at the Christmas holiday worry-free this year.
Although the holidays usually inspire us to give more, the Salvation Army says donations are down this year.
Lisa Hawkins, like many people, was compelled to donate to one of the numerous Salvation Army red kettles.
On Giving Tuesday, local non-profits hoped to shift the donor mindset just a bit – from reaching into their closets for used clothing and housewares to reaching into their wallets for cash and checks.