Participants must make a 90-day commitment to the program, which includes an initial budgeting course. Since its inception three years ago, The Salvation Army’s Eviction Diversion program has served 96 families in La Crosse, Wisconsin. But now, staffers are looking to
By Bob Docter - We have a new territorial commander who will look at things from a different angle—exploring, determining the quality of our impact and facilitating change in the “whole” of the Western Territory. I admire this orientation. What
By Lizeth Beltran - When Lt. Howard Hoffman began thinking about his New Year’s resolutions, he had one mission in mind: to get the people of Bluefield, West Virginia, healthy. And so came the idea of starting a juicing program at
A group of women from the Warrington Corps created a 70-foot Bible scene made entirely of wool. Twenty-eight women from the Warrington Corps in the U.K. recently completed a 10-month project to knit a collection of Bible stories that reached 70
Seattle Temple dedicates sober residence for ARC graduates The Seattle Temple Corps dedicated Charis Place, a clean and sober residence for male graduates of the Seattle Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC), Jan. 7. An 18-24 month transitional living house, Charis Place residents
A project manager for Guam’s Department of Education, Leah Beth Naholowaa wasn’t always destined for a life in politics. Leah Beth Naholowaa remembers the “aunties” at The Salvation Army Bethany Children’s Home in the Philippines where she lived for six years.
By Craig Dirkes - Anthony Raj Sr. could have spent the day all by himself, mourning the loss of his son. Instead, he chose to celebrate him by volunteering with The Salvation Army. His son, Anthony Raj Jr., died of an overdose
September 10, 1933 - November 15, 2016 Major LaVergne Nickerson was promoted to Glory Nov. 15, 2016, from Menifee Lakes, California. Nickerson was born Sept. 10, 1933, in Seattle in the back seat of a 1928 Continental. His parents had been Salvation
Building a reputation for accountability By Kenneth G. Hodder, Commissioner - Robert Burns’ classic poem, “To a Louse” (1786), tells of an upper-class woman in church. She wears fine clothes and displays all the manners and attitudes of noble birth.
Corps’ construction school helps people in recovery gain job skills. By Caramie Petrowsky - A former meth addict and thief turned her life around following rehab at The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Denver and graduated from the construction school
Culinary Arts Program teaches healing through a healthy diet. By Erica Rucker - Chef Timothy Tucker had a vision to help others through food. He created a Culinary Arts Program at The Salvation Army Center of Hope in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2005,