11 Sep 2020

A day like any other

The morning of September 11, 2001 began as would any other day for Major Thomas Applin. As the divisional secretary for the Empire State Division, one of his responsibilities was

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09 Sep 2020

Full Zoom Ahead?

COVID–19 forced many church leaders to change the way they held services and interacted with their congregations. Will this be the future in a post–pandemic world? After COVID–19 caused the

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02 Sep 2020

Back to School Bash

Where there’s a will, there’s a way. The Pittsburgh, Pa., Temple’s 5th annual “Back to School Bash” went on this year despite COVID-19 putting a damper on the fun. In

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31 Aug 2020

Stuffing the Bus

COVID-19 has made the start of the 2020-21 school year a strange one. Some kids are returning to their familiar classrooms in person. Others will begin the year virtually. Either

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28 Aug 2020

48 States in 10 Days

Tom Furman is an adventurer who certainly embraces challenges. The 29-year-old Hoboken, N.J., resident has ridden his motorcycle in some daring places, including a 400-mile loop in northern Thailand. Last

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24 Aug 2020

‘They see God in us’

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.”—Colossians 3:23. Cynthia Kyser still remembers the sweet Christian spirit she felt last November when she entered the Ray

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12 Aug 2020

IKEA assembles lodge donation

A few years ago, the Swedish furniture company IKEA* employed the marketing slogan, “Home is the most important place in the world.” However, thanks to a coronavirus-related donation of $2,500

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09 Aug 2020

‘Here for good’

Governor Charlie Baker called The Salvation Army an “incredible partner” in the battle against COVID-19 during a recent tour of the food hub in Lynn, Mass. After his tour, Baker

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04 Aug 2020

Church in a box

The “Camp in a Box” initiative was a huge success this summer, but in the early days of COVID-19, The Salvation Army in Marietta, Ohio, offered something called “Church in

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02 Aug 2020

Now, he’s a giver

It’s a sweltering summer day as Envoy Kevin Knappins pulls up to a city park in Sandusky, Ohio. His van is full of food. The people in the park recognize

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27 Jul 2020

76ers with the assist

The National Basketball Association (NBA) season, shortened by COVID-19, resumes this Thursday. However, the employees of the Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, N.J., have been ready

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24 Jul 2020

Everyone needs a hero

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many heroes, but superheroes of a traditional kind descended on Washington, Pa., recently to help the corps conduct a drive-thru fundraiser for back-to-school supplies. Robin

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