03 Aug 2021

The Army vaccinates: Meriden, CT

During the early days of the pandemic, the Salvation Army’s Meriden Corps Community Center worked with the Meriden health department to find residents who were afraid to leave their homes.

29 Jul 2021

Let’s take this outside!

When Massachusetts authorities declared a state of emergency due to COVID-19, Captains Isael and Brenda Gonzalez were away, taking some pre-planned time off to celebrate Captain Brenda’s birthday. When they

16 Jul 2021

Recharging the Soul

Chris Farrand, the Salvation Army’s regional Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) director for Massachusetts and Southern New England, talks about recognizing a sign from God, visiting COVID–19 patients in hotels, and

15 Jul 2021

‘A voice of science and God’s love.’

As COVID–19 vaccines become more accessible to the general public, Salvation Army continues to team up with local health care professionals to get shots into people’s arms and to educate

05 Jul 2021

The Army Vaccinates: Philadelphia

Cars filled The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center’s parking lot in Philadelphia the day the vaccine clinic opened. It was a collaborative effort between the Kroc

08 Jun 2021

Soup, salvation, and soap

Major Misty Simco started making homemade soap to save money on purchases of her husband’s favorite “man bars.” Those specialty soaps, from companies like Dr. Squatch, cost around $7 for

02 Jun 2021

Into a New Land – Devotional Series

Scripture – Joshua 4:1-8 When the whole nation had finished crossing the Jordan, the Lord said to Joshua, 2 “Choose twelve men from among the people, one from each tribe,3 and tell

28 May 2021

The Army vaccinates: Camden, N.J.

Last summer, The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps and Community Center in Camden, N.J. began a gymnasium expansion project. The extra space would be used for fitness classes,

19 May 2021

COVID–19 Emergency Responses

The COVID–19 pandemic has presented challenges that have never been faced before. Most disasters happen over a small area and enable the sharing of resources and expertise, but the 2020

13 May 2021

Closer to Normalcy

Cassidy Bowers, formerly an event and volunteer program manager for The Salvation Army Massachusetts Divisional Headquarters, talks about learning new skills and ways to serve during COVID–19; what it’s like

07 May 2021

Unparalleled Times

The U.S. is facing a national homelessness crisis and COVID–19 has delivered its devastating blow. Undaunted, The Salvation Army continues to help people in need, without discrimination. When homelessness looms,

30 Apr 2021

The Army Vaccinates: East Cleveland, OH

The recent line of people waiting outside of the Salvation Army’s East Cleveland Corps Moderna vaccine clinic was reminiscent of the day the corps began four years ago. On that