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

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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

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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

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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

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22 Feb 2021

On Inauguration Day, EDS serves in Boston

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in Massachusetts is always ready to respond to events such as massive fires and storms. But in January, they were asked to weather

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20 Jan 2021

A canteen prayer

“And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope.”—Romans 5:3-4. In November 2018, God

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23 Sep 2020

New Challenges, New Skills

In January, Emily Mew, state coordinator for the Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in Massachusetts, traveled to Puerto Rico after a massive earthquake hit the island. Although its magnitude

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20 Aug 2020

It’s not over until it’s over

EDS and Social Services team up against COVID–19 Heroism happens when people care so much for others that they forget about themselves and instead focus on the common good. Such

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01 Jun 2020

Hitting close to home

The COVID–19 “hotspot” known as Chelsea, Mass., continues to attract national attention as hungry people line up each day for food at the Chelsea/East Boston Salvation Army. However, this tells

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31 Aug 2019

Emergency Disaster Services (EDS)

Last September Chris Farrand, then the director of Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) for The Salvation Army in Massachusetts, was alerted that two homes were on fire in the Merrimack Valley

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02 Mar 2018

Daze—Free Days

Category 5, Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico destroying everything in her path… After a few days, something impressive happened. It was as if young people and children had woken up from a kind of hypnosis produced by technology.

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