18 Aug 2021

Amazon brings smiles to West Philly

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported this spring that the e-commerce giant Amazon now has more than 50 warehouses dotting the region. Major Celestin Nkounkou, a pastor at The Salvation Army’s West

30 Jun 2021

“The Army is here to save the prom!”

In May, Julia Swayne, a social service worker for Lawrence High School in Nassau, N.Y., reached out to The Salvation Army with a unique request. Valatta Savoy, deputy director of

23 Jun 2021

Help—all year long

Tony Packo’s is a restaurant chain that has five locations in the Toledo, Ohio, area. Recently, the company vice president presented a check for $2,965 to The Salvation Army from

20 May 2021

Sprankle’s sprinkles love

Sprankle’s Neighborhood Markets in rural Leechburg, Kittanning, and Saxonburg, Pa., are known for having a compassionate heart for the small communities they serve. Last month, Sprankle’s held a 16-hour “Campout

18 May 2021

David Ortiz and ThinkLite help mask up the Army

This summer, the Salvation Army’s Camp Wonderland in Sharon, Mass., will have some help from Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz and ThinkLite, a local leader in lighting technology. The

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

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,

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.

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

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

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

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