14 May 2021

Surplus computers get a reboot

One hundred computers once used by municipal workers in Rockland County, N.Y., will soon get a second life in the hands of schoolchildren and seniors attending Salvation Army programs. Rockland

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04 May 2021

Empire cleans up with $2M donation

When a donor offered the Salvation Army’s Empire State Division paper products and cleaning supplies valued at $2 million, Major Leo Lloyd thought the caller was kidding. Nonetheless, the donor,

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19 Apr 2021

Thrifting for Earth Day

Captain Mark Ferreira is passionate about saving the planet and saving souls for Christ. He gets to do both as administrator of the Salvation Army’s Family Store in Brockton, Mass.

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24 Mar 2021

Bringing Global warmth

Spring has finally arrived, but it can still get a bit nippy outside. That’s why Ysabel Martinez was so happy when her daughter, Dilayla, received a free coat in late

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18 Mar 2021

Restoring Dignity

Starting this month, Dignity Matters, a Massachusetts-based organization that supplies hygiene products and personal apparel for homeless or disadvantaged women and girls, will partner with the Salvation Army’s Boston South

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12 Mar 2021

A record breaker in Cincy

Every year since 1993, the crowds in Cincinnati have converged on the Crib of the Nativity display at Eden Park’s Krohn Conservatory to take in the Christmas spirit and help

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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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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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29 Jan 2021

Preaching a message of hope

To most people, they’re known simply as the “Elks Lodge.” However, the official name of the national fraternal organization is the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The Vineland Elks Lodge

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22 Jan 2021

These Devils are angels

The New Jersey Devils usually host a Salvation Army Day at a home game each year. That was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The National Hockey League’s New Jersey

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09 Oct 2020

Jumpstarting Christmas

COVID-19 has thrown The Salvation Army’s typical Christmas fundraising campaigns for a loop. Nationally, the Army expects that 155 percent more people will seek Christmas assistance this year. The U.S.

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