01 Jun 2020

Hitting close to home

The COVID–19 “hotspot” known as Chelsea, Mass., continues to attract national attention as hungry people line up each day for food at the Chelsea/East Boston Salvation Army. However, this tells

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31 May 2020

Fishes and loaves

In mid–May, the Massachusetts Environmental Police thought something was “fishy” near the town of Fairhaven. They ended up seizing 250 pounds of fresh scup (porgy) fish from a suspected illegal

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29 May 2020

Room service–styled eating

When a local homeless shelter in Portsmouth, N.H., lost its volunteers because of COVID–19, the city’s AC Hotel stepped into the gap to provide daily meals. The hotel also decided

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29 May 2020

Ministry to all

The Salvation Army had anticipated that 2020 would be its year to gain a sharper vision of the future. Then COVID–19 happened and the world’s entire socioeconomic landscape suddenly blurred.

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28 May 2020

A different kind of together

One cadet’s perspective on how being apart can open doors to new relationship and ministry opportunities. Social distancing has not been easy, but out of this experience I have learned

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28 May 2020

Finding love in the age of COVID

Major Nancy Townsend was a retired officer and had been a widow for five years when Salvation Army leaders asked her to take over the Athol, Mass., Corps, last October.

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27 May 2020

Masking their disappointment

Ohio charter school helps The Salvation Army The girls’ robotics team at Horizon Science Academy Columbus High School in Ohio was disappointed last month when COVID–19 canceled the state competitions.

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25 May 2020

Back in business

Ohio’s six Adult Rehabilitation Centers (ARCs) and their accompanying Family Stores reopened the week of May 11, albeit slowly and under the safety precautions of the “new normal.” The ARCs

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24 May 2020

Veterans helping kids

The small town of Bloomsburg, Pa., is blessed with plenty of food banks that have kept local residents fed during the COVID–19 outbreak. However, the area’s children have grown restless

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23 May 2020

The show goes on

When there’s no school, there’s also no after school. That didn’t sit well with the folks who run The Salvation Army’s Roller Enrichment Academy (REA) after–school program at Steelton Elementary

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22 May 2020

Welcome to Flag City

A week before the Fourth of July in 2018, Captains Justin and Marsha Barter arrived at their new appointment in Milford, Mass. “When I first arrived in town, I was

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22 May 2020

Little by Little

I have enjoyed the sitcom Modern Family. I think it is smartly written, well-casted and quite funny. There is an episode where the Dunphy family is leaving for a vacation

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