“I just love loving people!”

Thursday, March 22, 2012
All smiles: Tim and Tanya at church.

It’s amazing how often an individual’s spiritual and emotional transformation results from life’s curveballs. C.S. Lewis famously said “Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.”

No one understands this better than Tanya. As a soldier for The Salvation Army in San Diego, she is a shining example of Christ in her love for and service to others.

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Grateful & Giving Back

Thursday, March 1, 2012
Pat Riley (middle) stands with fellow volunteers at a Dodger's game last spring where he was collecting money for tornado victims of the South.

Not only is Pat Riley the go-to guy for all things related to the Social Services arm of The Salvation Army Corps in Pasadena, he’s the go-to guy for inspiration.

You see, his passion for serving others is so apparent that he was the first person mentioned by our friends in the west when we said we were looking for “stars”: Salvation Army employees deserving a spotlight for their good work.

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Meet Keith, A Salvation Army Star

Thursday, February 23, 2012
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Nominated by his boss, Lynn Kallgren, as a Salvation Army employee deserving recognition for his character and achievements, Keith Butler has worked tirelessly as a Data Entry Specialist for The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in San Diego for 17 years, all the while volunteering his time when the hours allow for it.

“He’ll actually work after church on Sunday all day so that he can take Friday off to ring bells at our red kettles,” Lynn said.

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