He started volunteering with The Salvation Army in March 1987. When his alarm rings at 4 a.m., four days a week, he gets dressed and takes the bus to the Redondo Beach Corps in Southern California, where he makes coffee
A 2016 mission strategist’s goal By Stephen Court, Major - The Salvation Army’s Southern California Division includes more than 13 million people in 142 incorporated cities. And though, by some measures, the division seen as “One Army” constitutes one of the largest
Peter Slack retires from the Tustin Ranch Corps band on his 85th birthday. After serving 77 years as a bandsman in The Salvation Army, Peter Slack retired from the Tustin Ranch, Calif., corps band on his 85th birthday, Feb. 21. “You’ve been
Meet Kelly Zvobgo Despite the deadlines and pressures that come with a doctoral program, Kelly Zvobgo is as dedicated as ever to The Salvation Army. Zvobgo, 23, is a first-year student in a political science program at the University of Southern
Key partnerships and increased focus on outreach help Haven program serve twice as many vets. By Chadwick Phillips - Roughly 12,000 veterans are expected to relocate to Southern California in 2016, according to a recent study by the University of Southern California.
[gss gallery ids="17270,17271,17272,17273,17274"] Southern California Divisional Music Director Kevin Larsson marks 15th year as Rose Parade bandmaster. Approximately 180 Salvationists marched with The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band Jan. 1 in Pasadena, Calif., in the world-famous Rose Parade. With 97 years of
Ray Louth regularly visits eight adult rehabilitation centers (ARC) across Southern California, teaching the biblical principles of personal finance to participants of The Salvation Army’s cost-free, biblically based six-month program to overcome addiction. Here he shares more about these principles.
Effort supports Angel Tree and Homeless 2 Home programs By Robert Brennan - This year, roughly 60 Ventura-area children and teenagers signed up for The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program will find something special under the Christmas tree—a gleaming, refurbished bike, courtesy
Ray Louth regularly visits eight ARC locations, teaching wise money management. One volunteer regularly visits eight Adult Rehabilitation Centers (ARC) across Southern California, teaching the biblical principles of personal finance to participants of The Salvation Army’s cost-free, biblically based six-month
Hosted by the Anaheim Ducks, The Salvation Army in Orange County launched its 2015 Red Kettle Campaign during the pre-game festivities of the Ducks and New York Islanders NHL game on Friday, Nov. 13. This was the 17th year that the
Positive results at Bell Shelter help spawn new clinic at The Haven. By Jared McKiernan - On the campus of a homeless shelter billed as “one of the largest west of the Mississippi,” it’s a small, dark room comparable in size to
The office will eventually house a small pantry. By Jared McKiernan - The Salvation Army opened a new service extension center in Atascadero, Calif., after sharing a space with Loaves & Fishes for 15 years. The Atascadero Chamber of Commerce participated in the