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Ready to move

After a tumor left her quadriplegic, determination and a Kroc Center trainer helped this faithful single mother find strength. “I can do all things through Chr...

Promoting faith and justice

The Salvation Army in Phoenix partners with law enforcement to make their community safer through understanding and prayer.   The Salvation Army and law enfo...

I was a refugee

Captain Teresa Della Monica I was born in Cuba, on the cusp of communism. Both of my parents were Cuban, and except for my paternal grandmother who was a Sp...

Beyond the call

Frank Massolini advocates for trafficking victims as a warrior against exploitation through The Salvation Army. Frank Massolini, founder of PROMISE (Partner...

Reclaiming billboards

A campaign to point people in need to The Salvation Army There it was. Every time one of the men walked out the door or looked out the front window of The Sa...
Constanza Porche and her family | Photos by Jessica Shaw

10 years post-Katrina

The Salvation Army continues to serve the Gulf Coast.   Constanza Porche “I just had a feeling. I had a full tank, so I packed up some food and some stuf...
Students of Jinglebell School in Faizabad, India, participated in a “Wondercamp,” where students Skype with other classes from around the world and engage in creative activities.

Imagine for good

The Kidnected World online platform features a Wondermeter. When it reaches the top, a social good project—like mime classes in Peru—is chosen by the kids and...
Photo courtesy of Rickett & Sones

‘It all starts in the soil’

Ron Finley threw some seeds in the ground and got the whole world talking food in 2011. Now he’s transforming a vacant lot behind LA’s oldest library into a foo...
A volunteer works in front of a portrait of individuals facing homelessness | Photos courtesy of Hack To End Homelessness

Hack to give back

How the Hack To End Homelessness Initiative introduced Seattle techies to the greater community. Commuting to work is uneventful for most people, but for Sea...

Finding the end

To eradicate the issue, The Poverty Initiative focuses on the who and why. Roughly 48.8 million people—or 15.8 percent of the U.S. population—lived below the...

Fundraisers get creative

Twin Cities Salvation Army attract record participation Twin Cities Salvation Army Commander Jeff Strickler awards the $5,000 grand prize to Team Postfontai...

Kroc Fit Kids

Fighting childhood obesity Kids get active during field trips to the San Diego Kroc Center. The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center in San Diego developed Kroc ...