15 May 2020

Stepping up with a plate

Usually, the Salvation Army’s Kid’s Café in Manchester, N.H., is alive with the sounds of laughing children every evening from Monday through Thursday. Some of the city’s most vulnerable kids

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14 May 2020

Soldiering on in unity

While many of The Salvation Army’s residential programs have closed because of COVID–19, the “Umoja” initiative at the Cambridge, Mass., Corps remains open. Umoja, a Swahili word meaning unity, is

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08 May 2020

Women’s Auxiliary donates 1,000 masks

The Salvation Army’s Greater Pittsburgh Women’s Auxiliary saw its popular Fabric Fair canceled this year by COVID–19, but their spirit of giving continued. The women donated five cases of cotton

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08 May 2020

A cure for boredom

“I’m bored!” No doubt, parents everywhere have heard this refrain from children who are home from school and quarantined during COVID-19. Captain Candice McMillen, known affectionately as “Captain Candi” at

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07 May 2020

Taking care of frontline workers

When a local barbeque restaurant donated brisket to The Salvation Army in Monessen, Pa., Captain Susan Thwaite wondered who would appreciate such a delicacy. Then she thought about the healthcare

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07 May 2020

30,000 masks for GNY

The face masks came just in time. The same week that New York State required essential employees to wear face masks in public, the Greater New York Division (GNY) received

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07 May 2020

Finding HOPE on the line

When most natural disasters strike, The Salvation Army is among the first on the scene with food, water, hugs of support, and spiritual and emotional care. The Army calls it

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02 May 2020

Red River Revival

In the late 1700s, a movement took place that would shape the future of The Salvation Army, our country, and Christianity… it all began in Adairville, Kentucky. It’s quiet now

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30 Apr 2020

Thinking outside the food box

The Lynn, Mass., Corps Community Center has delivered thousands of food boxes to a needy community during COVID-19, but Captain Helen Johnson saw another need. Johnson said her own three

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28 Apr 2020

Living and giving virtually

There’s a safe way to live during COVID-19 and now there’s also a safer way to donate. The Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Division has launched a unique “Virtual Food Pantry”

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28 Apr 2020

A Shelter from COVID–19

Concord shelter deals with COVID-19, corps enjoys ‘virtual pizza party’ How do you practice social distancing with 38 people living in a Salvation Army shelter? That’s the dilemma facing the

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25 Apr 2020

Finding love, dignity, and respect

Four Chinese students from Ashland University (AU) recently found themselves stranded in the small Ohio community due to the travel restrictions regarding COVID-19. The university has allowed the students to

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