04 Jul 2020

Grounded, but giving back

COVID–19 has been a crushing blow to the travel industry. For companies like California–based AMI Group, which distributes food to airlines and cruise ships, everything changed overnight with the COVID–19

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02 Jul 2020

A new kind of mayor

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes ….”—Romans 1:16. Residents of Ashland, Ohio, are accustomed

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02 Jul 2020

One day at a time

It was early April and COVID–19 was raging. Salvation Army officers around the world were putting in exhaustive hours as they fed people and met their needs. In Burlington, Vt.,

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01 Jul 2020

A cool donation

It pays to be connected. Rosemarie Dykeman, the director of social services for the Nashua, N.H., Corps, is one of the most connected people in town and it helped The

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30 Jun 2020

Closing the Gap

The Saratoga Race Course draws 1 million horseracing fans each summer to the idyllic city of Saratoga Springs in upstate New York. Spectators are typically greeted by a large Salvation

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26 Jun 2020

Summer camp in a box

Most summer camps across the Eastern Territory are closed this year due to COVID–19, a move that forced youth leaders to scramble for another way to build into children’s lives.

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25 Jun 2020

King–sized treats

Nursing homes have truly been the ground zero of COVID–19. In late May, the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity found that 42 percent of all COVID–19 deaths in the

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23 Jun 2020

A moving donation

As many parts of the country are starting to reopen and return to some sense of normalcy from COVID–19, The Salvation Army in Bangor, Maine, is still feeding hungry families.

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22 Jun 2020

Thrifty shoppers rejoice

The Salvation Army’s five family stores in the Worcester, Mass., area opened in early May to crowds of anxious shoppers. The local Telegram & Gazette newspaper said bargain–hunters were “just

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19 Jun 2020

Hair–raising fundraising

Pastor John Keller, a leader at the Northgate Free Methodist Church in Batavia, N.Y., spent eight months growing his long, bushy red beard. Keller, who also serves on the advisory

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18 Jun 2020

Seeing new faces

Captain Charles Adams said New Haven, Conn., had become “quite a hotspot” for COVID–19 during May. “We have quite a few cases here, which is keeping people inside,” Adams said.

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17 Jun 2020

Building community bridges

When it comes to a disaster like COVID–19, The Salvation Army can’t go it alone. They have to have partners. Lieutenant Michael Borrero, the corps officer in Meriden, Conn., learned

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