The Mayor of St. Louis, MO named October 10 as “Salvation Army ARC Day” in celebration of The Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) 80-year anniversary of providing drug and alcohol counseling to community members in need. The St. Louis location is one of 153 centers throughout the country providing this type of physical, spiritual, [...]
This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – features The Salvation Army’s efforts to combat human trafficking in the US and UK, a new Corps and Community Center in Florida, and more. You can subscribe to Salvation Army Today’s YouTube channel by clicking here. Enjoy!
Today marks World Homeless Day, an international event to draw attention to homelessness and a call to action for communities to get involved in the fight against homelessness. According to the National Alliance to Help Homelessness, more than 600,000 people in the United States alone are living without shelter. This past spring, The Salvation Army’s [...]
The following was contributed by The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division. Check out their website at: http://www.salarmychicago.org/ Senior citizens at The Salvation Army Corps Community Center in Blue Island, Illinois, are getting a healthy twist to their lunches thanks to their new Aeroponic Tower Garden and the culinary delights of chef Chris Fron. The garden, located on [...]
It looks like The Boeing Company – the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners – is also good at lifting spirits. Thanks to their partnership with The Salvation Army Midland Division, and with the generous support of HBD Construction, The Salvation Army’s Family Haven transitional home in St. Louis, MO just received an awesome playground upgrade. [...]
This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – shares a celebrity sighting at a Salvation Army fundraiser, information on the soon to open Memphis, TN Kroc Center, and news concerning the commemoration of the contributions of a Salvation Army founding father. You can subscribe to Salvation Army [...]
On any given day of the week, employees working in the back of a Salvation Army Family Store will sort through hundreds of donated items. And occasionally, items need to be scrubbed, repaired or lifted in some way in order to be resold at the front of the store.
At the Orange County, California Salvation Army Family Store, this is where “Band Aid” Mike comes in.
Tasjana Varner and her kids, of Akron, OH, are truly starting over in life, thanks to The Salvation Army and American Signature Furniture’s Million Dollar Furniture campaign. Once a victim of domestic abuse and now a single mother of two children, Tasjana has faced many emotional and financial obstacles in the last few years. In [...]
Ever dream of starring in an NFL halftime show? How about seeing the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins in person at The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Kickoff game Thanksgiving Day? Now you have your chance by entering the Red Kettle Kickoff Youth Football Video Contest! Starting on Sunday, October 28, you can submit your [...]
Last week, The Salvation Army of New Orleans received a 1,000 “disaster kits” from generous retailer Best Buy.
The kits, designed to provide connectivity during times of crisis, contain a Rocketfish mobile charger, Energizer batteries AA and AAA, an Energizer flashlight with batteries, and a light stick – all products of Best Buy.