The Salvation Army

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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 ... Read More
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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... Read More
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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... Read More
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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, ... Read More
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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... Read More
Gift packs for veterans

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... Read More
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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... Read More

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... Read More
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FRESH APPROACH

Meighen Lovelace needed help from a Salvation Army food bank a decade ago. Now she’s the one helping clients. When Meighen Lovelace first walked into The Sal... Read More