Salvation Army Farm Hosts Olympic Games Event!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

I wonder if Salvation Army founder, General William Booth, ever envisioned his farmland as a good terrain for mountain biking? Either way, we’re honored and thrilled that Hadliegh…

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It’s Back-to-School Shopping Time in Chattanooga!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The Target School Spree is off to a great start! The Salvation Army Chattanooga is one of many locations partnering with generous retailer Target to provide local children…

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Haiti: SAWSO’s Life-Saving Solutions for a Nation in Need

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Among the 25,000 attendees at the 19th annual International Aids Conference happening right now in Washington, DC are representatives of The Salvation Army’s World Service Office (SAWSO). This event is just one more way for SAWSO employees to hear the latest scientific developments on the disease and learn more about the global response to HIV.

Photo Credit: Ron Jenkins/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, via Associated Press

NFL Linebacker Tackles Substance Abuse Through SA

Monday, July 23, 2012

At 6’7 and 280 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine past NFL linebacker John Corker as “weak”. But for years, the one-time Green bay Packer was dominated by his own dependence on drugs all the while playing defense for various teams.

“I was probably smoking $1,200 a day and playing pro football at the same time,” he said. “How my heart didn’t burst, I can’t tell you that.”