23 Aug 2021

Hoping for an A+ start

Backpacks, stuffed with back-to-school supplies, wait to be picked up by kids at the Salvation Army corps in Concord, N.H. This scenario represents several Army centers throughout the Eastern Territory

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16 Apr 2021

A good day, every day

Five years ago, high school student Ke–Shon Riley became a volunteer at the Salvation Army’s after–school program in York, Pa. That’s because, over time, the program became a home away

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15 Apr 2021

An encore in Trenton

Music has always been part of Alan Porchetti’s life. After his family immigrated to the United States from Argentina, he learned to play music at The Salvation Army. As a

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14 Apr 2021

On the front lines of education

On any given school day at the Salvation Army’s Westside Worship and Service Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., students are quiet, focused, and hard at work in multiple classrooms where social

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27 Nov 2020

Beyond the horizon

An ongoing storyline in the fight against COVID–19 is the Salvation Army’s continued development of strategic partnerships. Such is the case in New Jersey, where the Army received grants in

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16 Oct 2020

Pupils in a pod

During the summer, Brianne Sherman and her 6-year-old son Logan moved from California to Lexington, Ky. Logan loved going to the Salvation Army’s Boys & Girls Club of the Bluegrass

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14 Oct 2020

From café to classroom

This year, COVID–19 put a stop to the Salvation Army’s Corning, N.Y., Corps’ popular Kids Café afterschool program. Around that time, the corps’ summer camp also closed. Families in the

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05 Sep 2020

A back–to–school gift

The annual Back–to–School Distribution of backpacks at TD Garden, hosted by the Salvation Army’s Massachusetts Division, is usually a day–long celebration. The stadium, home to the Boston Celtics and Boston

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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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01 Sep 2020

Now What?

We’ve all been working hard to adapt to rhythms that will put an end to this pandemic.  We believe, if we all abide by the parameters that have been set

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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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