Latest Salvation Army Impact Stories
Across the West, Salvation Army corps have resumed in-person meetings, with the last corps reopening their physical doors in summer 2021. For some locations, things are almost pre-pandemic normal, COVID-19 guidelines notwithstanding. A Pew Research study from August 2020 found most
The Salvation Army’s Harbor Light Recovery Center in San Francisco is a shelter for those experiencing homelessness that provides wraparound services like addiction rehabilitation and job training. Everyone who has walked through those doors has had a past life that is
This month, The Salvation Army Southwest Division Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) activated an Incident Management Team (IMT) to provide donations management of nearly 100 tons of items in support of Operation Allies Welcome at Holloman Air Force Base (HAFB) near
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All my life I’ve run the hamster wheel of achievement and acceptance; a headstrong, type-A control freak, looking for love. As a child, I earned love by working hard to fit in. At church, I earned love by memorizing verses.
In September 2001, my husband and I were newlyweds, having been married the year before. We had just moved back to New York City after living that first year in another state where Brian had been assigned a short project
As kids, our two favorite shows were “Sesame Street” and “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.” Both shows invited us into different worlds and introduced us to people we had never seen before. Mister Rogers, especially, was intentional about inviting lots of different
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It might be hard to believe, but dating in 2021 could in fact look like meeting your person on Pokemon Go! In this episode of The Commons Podcast, we chat with Kat Phrasavath about her experience dating. She reminds us
89: Pathway of Hope: The state of poverty today and what it means for families with Dr. Elaine Waxman
Last week, we kicked off this season focusing in on The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope—a national initiative to provide individualized services to families with children, addressing their immediate material needs AND providing long-term engagement to stop the cycle of
Although every country is different, many of the feelings that come with serving abroad and across multi-cultures are relatable. There are ways to adjust to a foreign country and ministry while keeping kindness toward others and yourself intact. You can
88: Pathway of Hope: Introducing The Salvation Army’s initiative to solve intergenerational poverty with Ron Skeete
I’m sure it will come as no surprise to you that it’s been an especially hard time to be poor in America. Last fall, a Columbia University study found the number of Americans living in poverty grew by 8 million since
It’s been an especially hard year (or two) to be poor in America. Last fall, a Columbia University study found the number of Americans living in poverty grew by 8 million since May 2020—putting the total at 55 million people. It marked
Advocacy is not only something lawyers do. We can all find ways to advocate for those we care about. On this episode of The Commons Podcast, Lt. Melissa Jones, Assistant to the Los Angeles Metro Coordinators, shows us how to