Salvation Army Kroc Center

FREE EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA AT SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER

April 3, 2015 (San Diego) -- Kroc Church is hosting its eleventh annual free community Easter Egg Hunt and festifal, Saturday, April 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 pm. More than 2,000 local children will enjoy visit and pictures with the Easter Bunny, bounce houses, arts and crafts, music, carnival games, and exciting prizes.

KROC KIDS JUNIOR THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS CATS MAY 24-26

May 23, 2013 (San Diego) – The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Kroc Kids Junior Theatre Company presents a performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS on May 24 & 25 at 7 p.m. and May 26 at 2 p.m. at The Joan Kroc Theatre.

The show will feature local talent ranging in age from 6 to 18, led by a professionally acclaimed production team including: Director and Choreographer – Laura Hodge, Musical Director – David Kamatoy, and numerous others.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME AT THE KROC CENTER AUGUST 7

July 28, 2012 (San Diego) – The 29th Annual National Night Out Against Crime will be held at The Salvation Army Kroc Center, Recreation Field, 6845 University Ave., San Diego on August 7 form 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The event features live entertainment, including an interactive Self Defense Demonstration, a chance to meet local police and law enforcement officers, free snacks, giveaways, finger-painting, games, community booths and more.

THE SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER CELEBRATES EASTER WITH THE KROC HOP BUNNY DROP

April 2, 2012 (San Diego) – The Kroc Center’s 9th annual free community Easter Egg Hunt and festival will be held April 7 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Kroc Center Recreation Field, 6845 University Avenue, San Diego.  The event includes visits and pictures with the Easter Bunny, pony rides, bounce houses, arts and crafts, carnival games and prizes.

LES MISERABLES DEBUTS AUG. 27-29 AT KROC CENTER THEATRE

 

August 20, 2010 (San Diego) – The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Verge Teen Theatre company will present Les Miserables School Edition, the first show for this teen-organized theatre company.

 

POOL FLICKS & HOT KROC NIGHTS: COOL WAYS TO BEAT THE HEAT

 

East County News Service

 

June 28, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Among the most unique summertime activities in East County are the “Hot Kroc Nights” and “Pool Flicks” offered by the Salvation Army Kroc Center. You've heard of a drive-in movie...now you can enjoy a "dive-in" showing--or cool off with iceskating at an NFL-sized rink. 

 

“COFFEE HOUSE FOR HAITI” AT SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER FRI. JAN. 29

 

January 21, 2009 – Over 700 Salvation Army relief workers are in Haiti, bringing food and medical attention to earthquake survivors. Amid the devastation, there are some tiny miracles –including three babies born at the Salvation Army clinic since the quake struck (photo, left).

 

URGENT PLEA ISSUED TO HELP FAMILIES WITHOUT FOOD

 

Need for emergency food boxes has more than doubled in the past year at Salvation Army Kroc Center 

 

October 28, 2009 (San Diego)—"So far, thanks to the generosity of San Diegans, The Salvation Army Kroc Center has been able to meet the increasing need for emergency food assistance in the surrounding community. But as the need continues to rise, our pantry is in desperate need of restocking," a press release issued today warns.

 

In October of 2008, 40 families came to The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Family Services Department needing emergency food boxes to help feed 136 people. In October of this year, that number more than doubled, with 94 families requesting emergency food to feed 416 people. Right now, the Salvation Army Kroc Center has barely enough food to get through this next month.