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
EDS and Social Services team up against COVID–19 Heroism happens when people care so much for others that they forget about themselves and instead focus on the common good. Such
The COVID–19 “hotspot” known as Chelsea, Mass., continues to attract national attention as hungry people line up each day for food at the Chelsea/East Boston Salvation Army. However, this tells
Last September Chris Farrand, then the director of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) for The Salvation Army in Massachusetts, was alerted that two homes were on fire in the Merrimack Valley
Category 5, Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico destroying everything in her path… After a few days, something impressive happened. It was as if young people and children had woken up from a kind of hypnosis produced by technology.
“We have truly turned a corner to persevere and deliver hope and help to our neighbors in need,” said Michael Orfitelli, territorial coordinator of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS). “We are
Around the territory, corps and special teams are engaged in innovative and effective best practices. From annual “Christmas in July” events to sudden rescue operations to soldier enrollments to computer