The Salvation Army

Creating change

Captain Lucy Chacha’s experience with female genital mutilation is fueling her dream to end the cultural practice in the Mara Region of Tanzania. Lucy Chach...

Home Depot partners for vets

Team Depot volunteers transform Salvation Army veteran housing facilities. The Home Depot Foundation is partnering with The Salvation Army in the Western Te...

Beyond the call

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

The Salvation Army is there

We practice for it in school. We debate the safety of seeking shelter in the doorway (not recommended). We prepare readiness boxes with food and water. Yet, whe...

Lost at sea

Wilson grew up attending church with his grandparents, who adopted him. He also grew up helping on fishing vessels in Alaska. “There’s something about b...

Moving to learn

We all want the best for our kids. For some, that means trying a new life, in a new place, where children will hopefully have better opportunity. That’s the...

On neutral ground

It seems that there is a new story each week about the tensions between “black lives” and “blue lives” in communities across America. There are longstanding...

Unique need, customized response

Downed trees provide opportunity for partnership, ministry and needs fulfillment. In the rural town of Coos Bay, Ore., many low-income residents rely solely ...

Red Shield Slideshow

For 66 years, The Salvation Army’s Los Angeles Red Shield has sat in the heart of the city’s Pico-Union neighborhood, a crowded community just west of downtown ...

Unlearning fear

Liz Golden finds it hard to plan for her and her son’s future. The single mother who struggled with addiction wants Geovani, 5, to have a good education, a s...

A sponsored child all grown up

My name is Pâmella Cordeiro. I am 23 years old. I am a first-year cadet at The Salvation Army Training College in Brazil. Once, I was a sponsored child, thr...

Training tomorrow’s leaders

The Salvation Army has fostered faith in children and young adults through camp since 1939, and every summer, thousands of kids arrive ready to explore, learn, ...

Homeless to home

Illness and relocation left a family of seven out in the cold until they met The Salvation Army. Fifteen-year-old Kayden Kuewa quietly tucked his younger bro...

Furnishings welcome vets home

The Salvation Army often helps veterans in need connect to housing, but the Army in Long Beach, Calif., took it a step further to offer “welcome home” gift pack...

Paul Swain

“Life was everything I wanted. Houses with ocean views. More licensed cars than licensed drivers. I was making a lot of money. It was just going great. We...

A choice opportunity

John volunteers weekly at the Spokane Salvation Army Food Bank “At the end of the day, I may be tired from the work I’ve been doing, but I leave here exhil...