Women distributing food

Mobile ministry

The Salvation Army delivers 1,000 free, hot meals to farms in Central California each week. Along California’s Central Coast, spanning Point Mugu to Monterey... Read More
Mother and son smiling with each other in Salvation Army shirts

Raising volunteers

Starting early makes a child more likely to give back later.   Getting an early start on volunteering as a family can have the most impact on a child’s futur... Read More

How to be a kind traveler

As a multi-trillion-dollar industry, travel and tourism has become one of the biggest players in the global economy, and according to a 2015 study conducted by ... Read More

Serving with skills

In her office near the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Mackenzie Neitling spends her days reviewing design goals, attending construction meetings and dra... 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
Family standing by garden


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
Woman helping child with plant

‘I want to help’

When Meighen Lovelace first walked into The Salvation Army Vail Valley in 2007, she was in crisis, though she didn’t know what the term meant at the time. S... Read More