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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14 Jan 2021

Chips are down in AC

Captain Frank Picciotto, a 15-year Salvation Army officer, says he’s never seen anything like what COVID-19 is doing to Atlantic City, N.J. Atlantic County, N.J., which includes Atlantic City, has

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25 Dec 2020

Packing the pantry in Vermont

COVID-19 has done a number on the small community of Barre, Vt. Lieutenant Christopher West said that before COVID-19 struck, the corps helped 200 to 225 people a week. That

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16 Dec 2020

‘God is greater’ than COVID–19

Lieutenant Ismael Ortiz of the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Citadel Corps says people are “terrified” as COVID-19 continues to ravage his community. “It’s been very challenging, trying to get volunteers for the

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11 Dec 2020

A new book revisits reconciliation

In response to the challenges of this tumultuous year 2020, Daniel N. Diakanwa, a retired Salvation Army captain (pictured above with his daughter Danielle), has written a second edition of

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27 Nov 2020

Beyond the horizon

An ongoing storyline in the fight against COVID–19 is the Salvation Army’s continued development of strategic partnerships. Such is the case in New Jersey, where the Army received grants in

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27 Nov 2020

On his feet again

Chris and Jenny Corcoron want to become Salvation Army officers, but the road has been riddled with obstacles. The largest one happened this year when Chris was diagnosed with a

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25 Nov 2020

La línea telefónica HOPELine

Voluntarios capacitados ofrecen cuidados emocionales y espirituales durante la pandemia de COVID-19. El silencio puede ser ensordecedor. Solo pregúntele a un especialista de Cuidados Emocionales y Espirituales (ESC, por sus

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25 Nov 2020

Kicking off Christmas!

The Salvation Army Red Kettle Mascot Challenge is a yearly Christmas tradition for the Army in Massachusetts. Mascots from local sports teams, including “Patriot Pat” (New England Patriots, NFL football),

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24 Nov 2020

Alrededor del territorio

El COVID-19 atacó ciudades grandes, densamente pobladas, y afectó mucho las zonas rurales. He aquí algunos informes desde algunas zonas afectadas.  Queens, NY—Durante este tiempo de gran necesidad el Templo

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23 Nov 2020

Navigating Christmas – Part 3

What can simplicity in gift-giving look like for you?  If you find that the gift-giving list continues to grow in number and expense, you are not alone. Consider how you

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20 Nov 2020

Una señal de esperanza

El cierre por el COVID-19 causó que millones de personas perdieran sus empleos, dejándolos sin dinero para comprar comida y otras provisiones, y hasta temerosos de dejar sus hogares. Sin

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