23 Aug 2021

Hoping for an A+ start

Backpacks, stuffed with back-to-school supplies, wait to be picked up by kids at the Salvation Army corps in Concord, N.H. This scenario represents several Army centers throughout the Eastern Territory

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

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

09 Aug 2021

‘Put it close to Jesus’

The family homeless shelter connected to the Salvation Army’s Norristown, Pa., Corps provides more than a roof over your head, a bed, and food, you’re also invited to attend worship

06 Aug 2021

Birthed through prayer

The LemonAiD fundraising program started by the Lexington, Ky., Salvation Army 15 years ago survived last year as a virtual event, but returned in 2021 with in-person lemonade stands. The

28 Jul 2021

The Last Hopeless Day

For the first 17 years of Gloria Carney’s life, her father’s sobriety remained a distant dream. She literally described him as a “raging alcoholic.” “He was sometimes a very functioning

27 Jul 2021

Ring those July bells

The iconic red kettles were out this month in Lima, Ohio, as The Salvation Army took part in the Christmas in July campaign. Paul Downing, the operations manager in Lima,

26 Jul 2021

Rescued for a Reason

When LaTanya Carter ran away from her Hillside, N.J., home at age 13, she had no idea how rocky the road ahead would be. As a juvenile runaway, she was

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

08 Jul 2021

Hitting the Sawdust Trail

Most young men first learn about woodworking in their high school wood shop class, but Captain Darell Houseton, a pastor in The Salvation Army, discovered a different path. “My high

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

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