04 Aug 2020

Church in a box

The “Camp in a Box” initiative was a huge success this summer, but in the early days of COVID-19, The Salvation Army in Marietta, Ohio, offered something called “Church in

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02 Aug 2020

Now, he’s a giver

It’s a sweltering summer day as Envoy Kevin Knappins pulls up to a city park in Sandusky, Ohio. His van is full of food. The people in the park recognize

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27 Jul 2020

76ers with the assist

The National Basketball Association (NBA) season, shortened by COVID-19, resumes this Thursday. However, the employees of the Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Camden, N.J., have been ready

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24 Jul 2020

Everyone needs a hero

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many heroes, but superheroes of a traditional kind descended on Washington, Pa., recently to help the corps conduct a drive-thru fundraiser for back-to-school supplies. Robin

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20 Jul 2020

Nomads for Christ

Five years ago, born–again Christians Frank and Shelley Dostie sold their Connecticut home and all their worldly possessions and bought a 29–foot recreational vehicle (RV). They decided to roam the

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17 Jul 2020

Zooming ahead in USA East

It’s a brave new virtual world and the Salvation Army’s Eastern Territory is right in the middle of it. When the COVID-19 pandemic brought a quarantine and new social distancing

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14 Jul 2020

Keeping their homes

Alicia worked full time at a York, Pa., candy store before COVID–19 hit. When management drastically cut her hours, it became a horrible time for her and her four children

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10 Jul 2020

68 hours

Three out of every four students in Salem, Mass., receives a free or reduced school lunch. That’s fine when school is in session, but what about the weekend? What about

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07 Jul 2020

‘Spidey’ artist is on the ball

Who didn’t love reading about the exploits of Spiderman? Joe Sinnott, the legendary comic book artist best known for his work on “Spiderman,” “The Fantastic Four,” and other superheroes, died

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04 Jul 2020

Grounded, but giving back

COVID–19 has been a crushing blow to the travel industry. For companies like California–based AMI Group, which distributes food to airlines and cruise ships, everything changed overnight with the COVID–19

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02 Jul 2020

A new kind of mayor

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes ….”—Romans 1:16. Residents of Ashland, Ohio, are accustomed

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02 Jul 2020

One day at a time

It was early April and COVID–19 was raging. Salvation Army officers around the world were putting in exhaustive hours as they fed people and met their needs. In Burlington, Vt.,

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