02 Nov 2020

Turkey Trot goes virtual

Last July, Captains Andrew and Brianne Spooner arrived at the DuBois, Pa., Worship and Service Center just as the corps congregation was planning its inaugural Turkey Trot 5K race. Organizers

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30 Oct 2020

Fired up for Christmas

Hartford, Conn., Fire Chief Reginald Freeman wants children to enjoy better Christmases than the sad ones he experienced around age 10. “One of my parents struggled with drug addiction and

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28 Oct 2020

Masking for a second wave

COVID-19 has already hit New York City hard, but health officials warn that a second wave could possibly come this fall and winter that could mix with the flu for

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26 Oct 2020

Global Pandemics Stone on tour

The Salvation Army’s Cambridge, Mass., Corps teamed up with the Peace Abbey Foundation, an organization that creates and installs public works of art that promote peace and nonviolence. In times

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23 Oct 2020

Need a Costume?

Visit Your Local Salvation Army Family Store. Halloween is fast approaching, and you may find yourself in need of a scary or funny disguise to help celebrate the holiday. Your

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19 Oct 2020

Saving the American Dream

Soon after the COVID-19 shutdown early this spring, members of the Salvation Army’s advisory board in Akron, Ohio, saw the ominous clouds of an economic storm gathering. Many businesses across

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18 Oct 2020

Finding them a home

And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” —Matthew 8:20 In 2016,

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05 Oct 2020

Majors Doris and Craig Haggerty: The Army and us

Majors Doris and Craig Haggerty, corps officers in Hyannis, Mass., in Cape Cod, talk about their ministry of outreach to the homeless community in Hyannis. We are a church. The

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01 Oct 2020

‘Doing something’ during COVID–19

“Jesus replied, ‘They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.’” —Matthew 14:16 “Do something” was the command of Salvation Army Founder William Booth when he

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29 Sep 2020

Dashing to your door

Partnerships have been an ongoing storyline as The Salvation Army battles the COVID-19 pandemic. That has never been truer than in the state of Connecticut. Governor Ned Lamont recently announced

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25 Sep 2020

TSM Kris Hevenor chairs Territorial Soldiers Express Council

“Without soldiers, there is no Army. To develop a clearer chain of communication between soldiery and leadership, the cabinet of the USA Eastern Territory has made the decision to initiate

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23 Sep 2020

New Challenges, New Skills

In January, Emily Mew, state coordinator for the Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in Massachusetts, traveled to Puerto Rico after a massive earthquake hit the island. Although its magnitude

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