Latest Salvation Army Impact Stories
One day, Tin Kit Au-Yeung (Autinn), an international student from Hong Kong, was attending classes at United World College (UWC)-USA in Montezuma, New Mexico. The next, she was evacuating with her classmates from the largest wildfire in the state’s history. The
From meeting physical needs through food distributions and grocery gift cards to meeting spiritual needs through counseling and prayer. “I always tell people I'm not in this office for money—I’m in this office because I want to serve,” said Hamilton Service
The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Community Center in San Diego, California was the first of its kind when it opened its doors to the public in June 2002. Now, 20 years later and 26 Kroc Centers have been
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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
Many of my early relational experiences left me feeling fundamentally defective in some sense. I wasn’t conscious of this feeling a lot of the time, but I developed a set of implicit beliefs about relationships and deep feelings about myself.
An excerpt from “Your Calling Here and Now” Vocation is always particular; this person, at this time, and in this place. Vocation is never discerned in a historical vacuum; it is always in the specifics of the world in which we
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“The sound of gentle silence.” That’s how 1 Kings 19 describes the voice of God. Which might explain why hearing him speak can be really hard. But Pete Greig is out with a new book to help us do just that. It’s called
According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, there have been 700,000 drug overdose deaths in the U.S. since 2000. Sharira Thomas was nearly one of them. For 30 years, she lived a life of addiction that landed her in prison. And
Throughout The Salvation Army's history, reaching out and ministering to those who are incarcerated has always been important. Although it often is challenging to gain clearance to enter some of these institutions, The Salvation Army has found a way to
In our last episode, you heard from each of the seven Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Centers across the western U.S., from San Diego to Salem, Oregon, to Kapolei, Hawaii. It was 20 years ago that the first Kroc Center
Twenty years ago, the first Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center opened in San Diego, California. It was a realization of Joan Kroc’s dream for all people to have recreational, educational and cultural arts opportunities. During her final
Could you use a good word from the Good Word? Today, Captain Caroline Rowe is bringing it to us. She is a Salvation Army officer, or pastor, currently serving at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in Phoenix—one of the