May is Older Americans Month, a yearly celebration of the older adults in our communities. Since the 55-plus age category is the fastest growing group in the country, The Salvation Army’s programs for older adults are more important than ever.
If there’s one thing FedEx has mastered, it’s delivering. And they did just that and more when they visited The Salvation Army, Golden State Division in San Francisco during National Salvation Army Week.
But this wasn’t your typical white package delivery.
It’s been a year since a tornado ripped through North Minneapolis and left hundreds of families homeless. Not only is The Salvation Army still serving tornado survivors, it has a new program to help them two more years into the future.
Every morning since the storm, Doug has gone out to sit on his old concrete porch, all that remains of his former home.
“I don’t think I’ve missed a morning. It’s where I can be by myself, gather my thoughts, plan for my day,” he says.