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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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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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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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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15 Jan 2021

Blessings fall on Latrobe

As pastors, Majors Christopher and Jennifer Blessing have a great name. They often get asked if it’s real. It is. The Salvation Army officer couple, now in their 16th year

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20 Nov 2020

Una señal de esperanza

El cierre por el COVID-19 causó que millones de personas perdieran sus empleos, dejándolos sin dinero para comprar comida y otras provisiones, y hasta temerosos de dejar sus hogares. Sin

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01 Oct 2020

‘Doing something’ during COVID–19

“Jesus replied, ‘They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.’” —Matthew 14:16 “Do something” was the command of Salvation Army Founder William Booth when he

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29 Sep 2020

Dashing to your door

Partnerships have been an ongoing storyline as The Salvation Army battles the COVID-19 pandemic. That has never been truer than in the state of Connecticut. Governor Ned Lamont recently announced

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18 Sep 2020

A sign of hope

The COVID–19 shutdown caused millions of people to lose their jobs, leaving them without money to buy food and other provisions and afraid to even leave their homes. However, in

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21 May 2020

A spiritual renaissance

Harlem, N.Y., is famous for its history; the social and cultural renaissance of the late 1930s, its role during the civil rights era, and in recent years, its economic boom

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