Thursday, July 10, 2014
We don’t usually associate homelessness, domestic violence and life in a shelter with ball gowns, sparkling jewelry or joyous dancing. For the women at The Salvation Army’s Ruth Lilly Women & Children’s Center in Indianapolis, this all changed with the inaugural Princess Ball, held next door to the shelter at Center City Corps.
Friday, May 16, 2014
Charlie Wilson is still volunteering at The Salvation Army West Women’s & Children’s Shelter – and he is in his nineties! For almost three decades, Charlie and Luisa…
Monday, February 24, 2014
Hunger has become a pervasive everyday fact in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the Detroit area. Labeled as a “food desert”, the city has…
Sunday, January 12, 2014
There are no doubts that the quake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 was devastating; the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, more than one million people forced into shelters made of whatever could be salvaged, businesses and livelihoods lost and a nation trying to make sense of it.
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
On the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s pledge to wage “unconditional war on poverty in America,” humanitarian organizations and advocates announced today a new collaboration to fight the War on Poverty.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The following was contributed by Jeff Curnow and originally featured on The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) site. Across Illinois and Indiana, as damage assessments are…
Sunday, November 10, 2013
The Salvation Army is serving survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in the aftermath of the deadliest natural disaster on record. Classified as a category 5 typhoon,…
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
One year ago, Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast following a four-day northern trek, creating the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 season. Affecting 24 states,…
Thursday, July 25, 2013
There can be so many reasons for becoming homeless, especially during these tough economic times. Whether you’ve been evicted, deal with substance abuse, face a domestic break-up…
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Jeff Ansorge had spent eight years as executive chef at one of the finest and most prestigious restaurants in Minneapolis. But when he became a Christian two years ago, he just couldn’t do the job anymore. Something had changed.