The sounds of hymns were an unexpected sound at the “Occupy Wall Street” movement, where dozens of white-robed worshipers descended upon New York City. The self-proclaimed “Protest Chaplains” sang spirituals and blessed the demonstrators at Zuccotti Park Oct. 10, while
Annual fundraiser brings in over $100,000 in 2011 By Sheena Gadson In late September, The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Atlanta held its 11th annual Charity Golf Tournament at the TPC Sugarloaf Country Club in Duluth, Ga. “Even the bad
App launched to tackle social justice issues nominated for “Most Effective Mobile Charity Campaign” The Salvation Army USA Southern Territory’s Daily Cup Social Justice mobile application is a finalist for The Effective Mobile Marketing Awards in the “Most Effective Mobile Charity
By Erica Andrews Tennis rackets, cowboy hats and shoes owned by the celebrities of NBC’s Today Show were auctioned off on Ebay to help support The Salvation Army. The auction, called “Today’s” Tag Sale began Oct. 5 and ended Oct. 9.
The Salvation Army of Chicago partnered with Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois in launching Ways to Work, which offers low-interest loans to low-income working parents with bad credit. The program enables struggling parents to buy or repair used
By Erica Andrews Operation Restore Our Community—a new program in Bay Minette, Ala.—is hoping to keep criminals out of jail by trading incarceration with church attendance; 56 churches agreed to participate. “It’s not a crime prevention program,” Bay Minette Police Chief Mike
Captains Vargas are the face of the Army in this Baja California hot spot. By Christin Davis Captains Erasmus and Ofelia Vargas are Salvation Army officers assigned to Tijuana, Mexico, the largest city on the Baja California Peninsula with 1.8 million people
Sunbeam, Girl Guard and Adventure Corps members recognized for achievements By Paula Wild, Captain One of my responsibilities as territorial assistant youth secretary is to process high awards for the children and youth who participate in the Sunbeam, Girl Guard and Adventure
Intermountain Division’s ‘epic’ youth councils Youth vow to purposefully live an epic life with God.
By Amy Stagg All of The Salvation Army Intermountain Division’s 19 corps were represented at the 2011 youth councils, with a total of 112 delegates convening at High Peak Camp in Estes Park, Colo. At the first “United Session: Epic Journey,” participants
By Aleen Bradley Celebrating a year of “Epic Love,” 128 young adults from the Southern California Division gathered at Camp Mt. Crags for the annual young adult retreat. “Heart to God, Hand to Man,” a familiar Salvation Army phrase, focused attention on
“Epic” weekend reveals “epic” purpose for Alaskan youth. By Donald Warriner, Captain Alaskan youth and leaders descended on the Juneau Corps for youth councils, intent on discovering their part within God’s creation. Supporting the young people in their quest were special guests Lt.
Arizona’s Tempe Corps reaches youth through hip hop dance. By Robyn Bridgeo, Captain Ever since shock rocker Alice Cooper committed his life to Christ more than 10 years ago, he has been on a mission. He has a heart to reach out