16 Apr 2021

A good day, every day

Five years ago, high school student Ke–Shon Riley became a volunteer at the Salvation Army’s after–school program in York, Pa. That’s because, over time, the program became a home away

16 Dec 2020

‘God is greater’ than COVID–19

Lieutenant Ismael Ortiz of the Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Citadel Corps says people are “terrified” as COVID-19 continues to ravage his community. “It’s been very challenging, trying to get volunteers for the

08 Sep 2020

Shine the Light

Federal grant will help Army fight human trafficking. Gratitude looked like a bright smile on Sarah Medina’s face as she thought about the wonderful support that she and her colleagues

16 Jun 2020

Help from the sky

With a thousand boxes of food leaving the Salvation Army’s Lebanon, Pa., Corps warehouse five days a week, Lieutenants Marlon and Ivonne Rodriguez desperately needed help with assembling and packing

14 Jun 2020

Fostering hope during COVID

“COVID–19 has disrupted schedules and routines that foster children depend on to make them feel safe,” said Angie Gillen, outreach coordinator for The Salvation Army Children’s Services: Adoption and Foster

13 Jun 2020

Drive–in worship

The Salvation Army’s York, Pa., Citadel Corps posted worship services on Facebook Live throughout the COVID–19 shutdown, but access to a computer was a problem for some people. “We wanted

04 Jun 2020

Saved from the fire

On April 15, Mark Sabota watched helplessly as the fire department hosed down the flames at the Olyphant, Pa., house where he had been living for the past year. He

24 May 2020

Veterans helping kids

The small town of Bloomsburg, Pa., is blessed with plenty of food banks that have kept local residents fed during the COVID–19 outbreak. However, the area’s children have grown restless

23 May 2020

The show goes on

When there’s no school, there’s also no after school. That didn’t sit well with the folks who run The Salvation Army’s Roller Enrichment Academy (REA) after–school program at Steelton Elementary

17 May 2020

COVID–19 volunteer doesn’t miss a beat

Treating everyone like their a somebody A Salvationist of 30 years and an all around go–to guy, Gordon Heller began volunteering at the East Stroudsburg, Pa., Corps more than 20

16 May 2020

‘We’re here to serve’

Reaching the Hispanic population Lieutenant Ivonne Rodriguez says the phone rings continuously at the Lebanon, Pa., Corps since the outbreak of COVID–19. The calls are coming mostly from the community’s

13 May 2020

Doing good—one mask at a time

Long before COVID-19 spread through York, Pa., Mary Anne Gallagher and the other members of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary put their sewing skills and caring hearts to good use