01 Feb 2021

Price Chopper to the rescue

Many people in the Salvation Army’s Empire State Division call Price Chopper/Market 32 supermarkets the “perfect partner.” “We get several hundred thousand dollars a year from the kettles we stand

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15 Jan 2021

Blessings fall on Latrobe

As pastors, Majors Christopher and Jennifer Blessing have a great name. They often get asked if it’s real. It is. The Salvation Army officer couple, now in their 16th year

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23 Dec 2020

The gift of reading for Christmas

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”—Frederick Douglass The way Joe Bedard tells it, he was in the woods several years ago when a vision

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21 Dec 2020

Answering the alarm—together

Updated December 20, 2020. The lines were so long for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree distribution in Lexington, Ky., on Friday, December 18, that city police jumped in to help

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17 Dec 2020

Christmas with The New York Staff Band featuring Chris Martin: Livestream

The New York Staff Band is hosting a Christmas concert with special guest soloist Chris Martin, the principal trumpet for the New York Philharmonic. You will not want to miss it!

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17 Dec 2020

The joy of Christmas comes home

Maria Sanchez sat her four children down and gave them the bad news; their family couldn’t afford any Christmas decorations for their home this year—not even a tree. “The situation

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15 Dec 2020

Golden start to kettle season

It’s one thing for The Salvation Army in Harrisburg, Pa., to receive a donation that will benefit members of their community who are in need. It’s another thing for that

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08 Dec 2020

In Uncertain Times

Jonathan Jackson* talks about his first musical instrument, the childhood friend who brought him to The Salvation Army, and how he remains hopeful during uncertain times. I had always wanted

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04 Dec 2020

Un Pueblo de Paz

El 2020 ha sido un año único, interesante y desafiante. Hemos vivido una pandemia mundial, cuyas consecuencias siguen afectando a nuestras vidas.  Hemos sido testigos de lo mejor de la

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03 Dec 2020

Nostalgia – Devotional Series

I love this time of the year, from Thanksgiving to New Year!  The period of Advent really.  I love the sights, sound and smells of the season.  It is a

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03 Dec 2020

Gifts Under the Tree

Amanda Strandburg knows what it’s like to see Christmas approaching, but have nothing under the tree. You might say “The Ghost of Christmas Past” visited her every holiday season. Today,

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02 Dec 2020

A kettle kickoff at city hall

The Salvation Army Passaic, N.J., Corps Christmas kettle kickoff held a special meaning this year. It was the first Christmas event that Lieutenants Guilbaldo De La Cruz and Yesenia Hernandez

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