In 1997, Carol Almeida was sitting in a jail cell in York, Pa., exhausted by her life on drugs. She longed to be a free woman again—free from the grip
SA Cares for the Addicted The Salvation Army has always treated drug addiction as a public health issue, long before the Surgeon General’s 2016 report declared it a “chronic neurological
An outreach to victims The Puertas Abiertas (Open Doors) program at the Salvation Army’s San Juan, P.R. Corps provides professional counseling and guidance to victims of crime, abuse, and trauma.
Partners in Health Many people will walk into a Salvation Army church or community center seeking spiritual redemption. But initially, Tamiko Wilkerson came to the Philadelphia Ray & Joan Kroc
Demetrius Marlowe’s stellar career as an athletic coach, pastor, and high school and college educator has offered him many opportunities to engage young people and bring out the best in
For many years, The Salvation Army has developed young people through sports ministry. Some of them have reached iconic status as internationally known athletes. David Robinson, Julius (Dr. J) Erving,
Terrel Davis uses his knees for more than long jumping at the University of Hartford. He also uses them for prayer. “Every night before I have a meet, I pray
Price Hill neighborhood is one of Cincinnati’s worst—a mix of drugs, gangs, prostitution, and transients. Heroin overdoses are setting records. “It’s not a safe place when the sun goes down,”
“Thank you for saving my mom’s life.” — daughter of a client Jenny Clark had been living in Portland, Maine, for just one week. While attending an evening service at the
And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn. —Luke
by Robert Mitchell and Hugo Bravo photography provided by Red Shield Toolkit Adopted family gives thanks Last year in Carlisle, Pa., a family’s Christmas looked bleak. So the parents requested
You simply can’t stand there and preach at today’s kids. That doesn’t work for this generation,” says Captain Bryan DeMichael. “You need to build a connection with him or her.