21 May 2020

A spiritual renaissance

Harlem, N.Y., is famous for its history; the social and cultural renaissance of the late 1930s, its role during the civil rights era, and in recent years, its economic boom

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20 May 2020

Adopt–a–family in Vineland

The Salvation Army’s Vineland, N.J., Corps offers a popular Adopt–a–Family program during the Christmas season. When COVID–19 created a need for food, the corps decided to resurrect the effort with

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19 May 2020

Spiritual care at a distance

In this current COVID–19 environment, even mega churches have shut their doors and the most devout families are sheltering in place on Sundays. This paradigm shift has been a huge

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18 May 2020

A COVID–19 groundbreaking

Major Annalise Francis called it a “private groundbreaking.” Only a few invited guests were on hand and, due to COVID-19, most people watched via Facebook as the Ray & Joan

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17 May 2020

COVID–19 volunteer doesn’t miss a beat

Treating everyone like their a somebody A Salvationist of 30 years and an all around go–to guy, Gordon Heller began volunteering at the East Stroudsburg, Pa., Corps more than 20

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16 May 2020

‘We’re here to serve’

Reaching the Hispanic population Lieutenant Ivonne Rodriguez says the phone rings continuously at the Lebanon, Pa., Corps since the outbreak of COVID–19. The calls are coming mostly from the community’s

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15 May 2020

Stepping up with a plate

Usually, the Salvation Army’s Kid’s Café in Manchester, N.H., is alive with the sounds of laughing children every evening from Monday through Thursday. Some of the city’s most vulnerable kids

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14 May 2020

Soldiering on in unity

While many of The Salvation Army’s residential programs have closed because of COVID–19, the “Umoja” initiative at the Cambridge, Mass., Corps remains open. Umoja, a Swahili word meaning unity, is

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14 May 2020

In a hot spot

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has called the Bay State “a national hot spot for COVID-19 infections.” Chelsea, a city just across the Mystic River from Boston, had the highest rate

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13 May 2020

Doing good—one mask at a time

Long before COVID-19 spread through York, Pa., Mary Anne Gallagher and the other members of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary put their sewing skills and caring hearts to good use

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12 May 2020

The ‘rock’ among volunteers

Picture it: Christmas 2006. Sue Werkheiser and her friend felt moved to spend some time giving back to their community by volunteering at the East Stroudsburg, Pa., Corps toy shop.

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