07 Aug 2020

In Puerto Rico, disaster recovery continues

In the fall of 2017, Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico. They caused over $90 billion in damages and became the worst natural disasters in the island’s history. Almost

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30 Aug 2019

Speaking the Language of the Deaf

Twenty years ago, before I joined The Salvation Army, I attended Robles de Justicia Christian Church in Puerto Rico. During a Tuesday service, I saw a beautiful young woman walk

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27 Jun 2018

Solid Rock

As The Salvation Army of Puerto Rico was in the midst of recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, the children came together to provide support and continue their daily

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04 Jun 2018

Art to Survive

Every so often, I have the privilege to fly down to Puerto Rico to come along side Mabel Cuevas, their Creative Arts Director. This spring, I adjudicated their divisional Star

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02 Mar 2018

Daze—Free Days

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.

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02 Dec 2017

In the Aftermath of MARIA

The U.S. Virgin Islands Hurricane Maria was on the way as Alastair Bate reached the U.S. Virgin Islands. As a member of a Salvation Army disaster relief team, he saw

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06 Jul 2017

Ponce Corps Mobilizes

Members of the Salvation Army’s Ponce Corps in Puerto Rico are keeping with the spirit of The Whole World Mobilizing (TWWM) campaign by going outside of the church doors and

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06 Jul 2017

El Cuerpo de Ponce se Moviliza

Los miembros del Cuerpo de Ponce del Ejército de Salvación, en Puerto Rico, han hecho suyo el espíritu de la campaña Todo el Mundo a Movilizarse, saliendo de la iglesia

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03 Mar 2017

Beyond the Wall

SA Cares for the Addicted The Salvation Army has always treated drug addiction as a public health issue, long before the Surgeon General’s 2016 report declared it a “chronic neurological

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