Strawberry Fields Site to Serve the Learning Impaired

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

  Let me take you down ‘Cause I’m going to Strawberry Fields Nothing is real And nothing to get hung about Strawberry Fields forever These lyrics from the…

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Coming Soon: “The Christmas Candle” Movie Inspires Service & Goodness

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

There’s no denying that Christmas is fast approaching; reindeer and pumpkins have been competing for department store shelf space since August. With unrealistic to-dos of spending, buying gifts,…

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Celebrating the 75th Annual National Donut Day!

Friday, June 1, 2012

Today is the 75th Annual National Donut Day! Nearing the end of World War I  in 1917, The Salvation Army established a mission to provide for the needs…

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A Safe Haven

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Booth Memorial Hospital - OH, Cleveland (Maj. Dorothy Purser)

The issue of teen pregnancy has long been a challenge in society, taking an emotional and physical toll on those involved. It was particularly so in the early part of the 20th century when there was a significant social stigma attached to being an unwed mother. Here’s how one newspaper reacted when The Salvation Army proposed opening a facility for unwed mothers in Richmond, VA in 1923:

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Happy Birthday, General William Booth!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Booth

Today is Salvation Army founder General William Booth’s birthday! He was born on April 10, 1829 in Sneinton, Nottingham, England.

Booth found his passion for teaching the gospel in 1851 when he joined the Methodist Reform Church of London as Pastor. 14 years later, he would find himself preaching to crowds on the street of London’s East End; home to the city’s most poor and destitute.

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