Lent: 40 days of “Taking Up” Good Deeds

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
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  The word “Lent” traces back to Old Germanic words for “long” which seems appropriate for anyone anxiously awaiting warmer temperatures. Originally Lent was a time of discipline…

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Jennifer Hudson and sister Julia King host school supply giveaway in Chicago

Friday, August 16, 2013

Chicago native, Jennifer Hudson and her sister Julia King held the third annual Hatch Day Celebration this week at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community…

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The Salvation Army Provides Healthy Lifestyle Choices to People in Need

Thursday, August 15, 2013
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Salvation Army founder General William Booth once said, “Nobody gets a blessing if they have cold feet and nobody ever got saved while they had toothache!” Booth knew…

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Good news out of Camden

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
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The Salvation Army Kroc Corps Community Center of Camden, NJ is set to open October 2014 in the most dangerous, poorest neighborhood in America, a place where 35% of…

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Campers say thank you!

Friday, June 28, 2013
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For a child, a week at a Salvation Army summer camp can be life-changing. Children learn new skills, self-reliance, and make lifelong friendships. For over 100 years, The…

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Attention All Campers!

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.”- Lady Bird Johnson You probably remember that rush of excitement you felt as a kid when…

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Happy National Salvation Army Week!

Monday, May 13, 2013
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Today’s no ordinary Monday – it’s the first day of our 60th annual National Salvation Army Week. This week of recognition was first declared by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in…

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The Baseball Tomorrow Fund Donates $64,000 To Kroc Center in Camden, New Jersey!

Friday, May 3, 2013
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The Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) hit a home run by generously donated $64,574 to The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, New Jersey!…

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The Salvation Army Continues Support in Boston

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
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The Salvation Army continues to assist those affected in Boston, Massachusetts. A canteen (mobile feeding truck) is stationed at the City Year Headquarters located at 287 Columbus Avenue…

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Happy Easter from The Salvation Army!

Thursday, March 28, 2013
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The Salvation Army wishes you a joyful Easter holiday complete with family time, the good news of the Gospel, and chocolate bunnies galore! In addition to regularly scheduled…

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