20 Aug 2021

Working for change in Chelsea

It’s 9 a.m. on a Tuesday in Chelsea, Mass., one of the cities hardest hit by the COVID–19 pandemic. Outside of The Salvation Army corps on Chestnut Street, residents arrive to

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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

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11 Aug 2021

Storybook Picnic days

The Salvation Army’s Center Hill Corps in Cincinnati is surrounded by two senior housing complexes and already has a vibrant ministry to the community’s aging population. However, since 2014, corps

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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

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23 Jul 2021

More than a shelter

The people of Sidney, Ohio, have longed for an emergency homeless shelter in their community. The Mercy Mission House that is now under construction will provide that service and so

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07 Jul 2021

‘As popular as the ice cream truck’

Hungry kids can always find breakfast and lunch at school, but what happens during the summer break? Several Salvation Army corps throughout the country are taking part in the federally

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03 Jul 2021

‘Proud to be an American’ in Ashland

“Wear your red, white, and blue.” That was the kicker for an ad that announced the summer lunch program at the Salvation Army’s Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center

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28 Jun 2021

Ministry at Manning Field

Since the 1930s, the city of Lynn, Mass., has hosted professional football teams and musical acts such as Ray Charles and The Rolling Stones at Manning Bowl, its covered stadium

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21 Jun 2021

Reading and feeding

Kip Moore, who is no stranger to the theater, has a flair for the dramatic. So, when leaders of the Salvation Army’s Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in

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07 Apr 2021

Helping kids survive college

Just about everyone knows the essentials of college life: a grab-and-go breakfast, easy-to-make pasta dinners, and in today’s world, a supply of hand sanitizer. The Salvation Army’s Monessen, Pa., Worship

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02 Apr 2021

Food for Holy Week

More than a year after COVID-19 first ravaged the country, people are being vaccinated, slowly returning to work, and receiving government stimulus checks to help recover. Things are looking up,

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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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