The U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is helping The Salvation Army combat homelessness. Recently, HUD donated $1 million in federal funds to The Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command to establish a permanent supportive housing for homeless young adults in Texas. The funds were given to The Salvation Army as part of [...]
This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – features The Salvation Army of Houston breaking ground for the new International Corps Community Center, and The Salvation Army of Australia’s art therapy class for the homeless called “Studio on the Street”. Enjoy! Receive weekly updates by subscribing to Salvation Army Today’s [...]
How far would you go to support a good cause? Well, there is a certain fraternity that can boldly answer that question… The Salvation Army of Omaha, Nebraska is partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Greek students to raise awareness for homelessness in Omaha, NE. Throughout this week, members of the Pi [...]
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports that adults need 7-9 hours of healthy sleep each night in order to avoid sleep-related unhealthy behaviors and chronic diseases. As you probably know, getting this much shut-eye each night can be a difficult feat, but imagine just how hard this would be without a bed for resting [...]
In honor of Veterans Day this Sunday, November 11, we wish to express our sincere gratitude to the men and women who have served and sacrificed for this great nation. We pray that God bestows His blessing upon them for their unselfish struggle to preserve our freedoms, safety, and heritage. I want to share with [...]
Gorging on an Italian meal without your hands, acting out charades, dancing up a storm and dressing a hotel bed perfectly were just some of the activities that participants were required to perform at The Salvation Army Northern Division’s MOST Amazing Race on July 21. How many individuals are housed each night at The Salvation [...]
The following was contributed by Becky Kreienkamp of The Salvation Army’s Midland Division – St. Louis. Click here to visit their website or check out their Facebook and Twitter pages! Despite her mother passing away, losing her home and living with strangers in a homeless shelter, Ruth Ann Bonnell is endearing and positive above all [...]
Last September, we blogged about the record 46.2 million Americans living in poverty, a statistic of the U.S. Census Bureau. Since that time, the number has risen to 49.1 million. How does the Census Bureau measure poverty? See here.
Shedding some light on this issue, The Salvation Army released its newest report today titled, “Perceptions of Poverty: The Salvation Army’s Report to America,” a summary of our latest findings examining Americans’ attitudes toward those struggling to get by.
That’s how much The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit raised during its 25th annual Bed & Bread Club Radiothon this past weekend. Every penny will go towards fighting hunger and homelessness in the most depressed areas of Detroit.
Popular bedding manufacturer Stearns & Foster, owned by Sealy, is helping residents at Salvation Army shelters sleep comfortably thanks to their Gift of Sleep holiday program.