28 Jun 2020

Is it Santa Claus?

When you first see the Rev. Russ Chamberlain around New Bedford, Mass., you may mistake him for Santa Claus. While wearing his red Salvation Army jacket and white beard, this

17 May 2020

COVID–19 volunteer doesn’t miss a beat

Treating everyone like their a somebody A Salvationist of 30 years and an all around go–to guy, Gordon Heller began volunteering at the East Stroudsburg, Pa., Corps more than 20

12 May 2020

The ‘rock’ among volunteers

Picture it: Christmas 2006. Sue Werkheiser and her friend felt moved to spend some time giving back to their community by volunteering at the East Stroudsburg, Pa., Corps toy shop.

03 May 2020

New life, new home

The Salvation Army operates successfully because of its many volunteers. SACONNECTS  magazine is starting a new department that will feature inspiring stories on these selfless individuals. If you would like

28 Apr 2020

Helping hungry neighbors

Now more than ever, people are coming together to help each other as COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world. One group of volunteers in Carlisle, Pa., is stepping up

02 Apr 2018

The virtues of volunteerism

At the height of Victorian England’s volunteer movement in 1878, William Booth dictated a letter to George Scott Railton, his secretary. When Booth said, “We are a volunteer army,” Bramwell,