17 Feb 2021

‘Phil-ing’ the corps coffers

The long shadow of winter will be a little shorter for The Salvation Army in Punxsutawney, Pa. This year, the corps met its fundraising goal thanks to the generosity of

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16 Feb 2021

Captains Bayode and Noemi Agbaje: The Army and us

Captains Bayode and Noemi Agbaje are assistants to the administrators of program and business at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Philadelphia, Pa. They share their collective thoughts

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12 Feb 2021

Blessings Boutique helps local families

At the newly launched Blessings Boutique, housed within The Salvation Army Homewood–Brushton Worship and Service Center, a sign greets parents and children in need: “Have Big Dreams: You Will Grow

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10 Feb 2021

Living the diversity model

Lt. Colonel Raphael Jackson seems the perfect choice to be the Eastern Territory’s first racial diversity and inclusion secretary, an appointment he began earlier this year. “I live it,” Jackson

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08 Feb 2021

From red noses to red shields

Captains Wanda and Raul Rivera wear their Salvation Army uniforms while taking on daily responsibilities at the Corps Community Center in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. But in their home closet,

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07 Feb 2021

Remembering Patricia Rooney

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, the NFL’s biggest day, but this year the league is also mourning the passing of Patricia Rooney, the wife of late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan

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05 Feb 2021

Heritage Museum goes online

To start 2021, The Salvation Army Heritage Museum, located on the first floor of Territorial Headquarters in West Nyack, N.Y., went online. Aficionados of Salvation Army history can now look

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04 Feb 2021

Héroes de mi tierra

  La pandemia de COVID-19 ha confirmado la especialidad del Ejército de Salvación: servir al pueblo. En el caso de la División de Puerto Rico, la pandemia es el desastre

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03 Feb 2021

God guides her paintbrush

While growing up in Lyndhurst, N.J., Lieutenant Emily Leslie recognized that she had a talent for painting. “Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always been interested in drawing

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01 Feb 2021

Price Chopper to the rescue

Many people in the Salvation Army’s Empire State Division call Price Chopper/Market 32 supermarkets the “perfect partner.” “We get several hundred thousand dollars a year from the kettles we stand

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27 Jan 2021

Inspired by the fire

Darkness covered the Harlem Temple Corps parking lot one quiet morning at 2:00 A.M. That’s when someone entered it and set a Cadillac Escalade aflame. The fire totally consumed the

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25 Jan 2021

An angel from the ashes

Generations in families sometimes suffer from unhealed issues. Rather than disappear with time, those issues can fester. Nonetheless, this story is about a breakthrough that happened when tragedy turned to

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