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.
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
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
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.
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
“COVID–19 has disrupted schedules and routines that foster children depend on to make them feel safe,” said Angie Gillen, outreach coordinator for The Salvation Army Children’s Services: Adoption and Foster
The Salvation Army’s York, Pa., Citadel Corps posted worship services on Facebook Live throughout the COVID–19 shutdown, but access to a computer was a problem for some people. “We wanted
Emily Mercado was about to leave for the night when she took one more phone call. The social ministries coordinator at the Lynn, Mass., Corps, was finishing up another exhausting
COVID–19 turned this year into a “lemon” for The Salvation Army in Central Ohio. However, its response was to “make lemonade,” as the saying goes, and they did it virtually.
Life is slowly returning to normal in Ohio and the students attending Billy Booth’s Arts & Science Factory at the Akron Citadel Corps are thrilled. The popular summer program was
In early May, 114 families enjoyed “Shark Week” at The Salvation Army corps in Atlantic City, N.J. The corps received a “fin–tastic” donation of 114 pounds of Shortfin Mako Shark