The Salvation Army and Walmart are joining forces to help kids succeed this year by providing back-to-school supplies to children in need. “Stuff the Bus” campaign events will be hosted at nearly 3,000 participating Walmart stores nationwide on Saturday, Aug.
I went back to work when my daughter was just six weeks old. And although I loved my job, when I dropped her off at her babysitter’s house for the first time, my heart broke a little bit. I worried
By Vivian Lopez - The Salvation Army in Alameda County, California, recently concluded its pilot three-week Construction Training Program, held in partnership with Associated Builders and Constructors, Inc. Northern California Chapter (ABC NorCal) at the Oakland Chinatown Corps—just the latest workforce
By Sarah Bentley and Dr. Alan Forsman All the believers were together (Acts 2:44a). We know the text of Acts 2:42-47 well. What did they do together? They prayed, they learned, they connected, they worshipped, they shared and they served. The concept and
Summer is in full swing—school is out and the kids are enjoying their break from the classroom with activity-filled days soaking in the sun. They’re having fun playing outside, swimming in the pool until their skin wrinkles, spending time with
By Jonathan Roberts, Lt. Colonel - General Brian Peddle admitted 95-year-old Commissioner Harry Read to the Order of the Founder, The Salvation Army’s highest honor, during recent commissioning celebrations for the Messengers of Compassion Session in the United Kingdom Territory with
My expectation of myself was that nobody would ever care about me, that nobody would ever like me, that nobody would ever love me. I kind of associated my name “Brian” with “loser.” I was bullied a lot. I had
VISTA, the half-century-old national service program dubbed “The Domestic Peace Corps,” fights poverty in America.
With summer right around the corner, it’s finally time to say goodbye to the frigid winter and spring weather and hello to perfect outdoor-fun temperatures. Finding quick, easy and inexpensive outdoor activities for the summer can sometimes be a drag,
When I was a kid, I remember how easy it was for me to make friends and keep them—especially in elementary school. I vividly recall many of my childhood friendships starting at the school playground during recess with a simple
Food historian John T. Edge credits The Salvation Army with introducing American taste buds to the donut in his book, “Donuts: An American Passion.” During WWI, Edge says that Ensign Margaret Sheldon and Adjutant Helen Purviance were sent to the front
Caring has a new podcast and to celebrate, we’re throwing a launch party! Come June 10, you’ll find three episodes in Apple Podcasts or wherever you download your podcasts. (Head over now to subscribe and listen to a trailer!) What does it