Winter 2018

Coffee connects cops and community

Event facilitates understanding, growth. When Portland Tabernacle Corps Officer Lt. Laura Fyn walks through the Rose Center for Seniors, it’s common for her ...

Do something today

Just as Salvation Army Founder General William Booth challenged his own son, we too can be challenged to never tire of doing something for others.    General...

The diagnosis is poverty

A growing model contends that poverty isn’t something to simply “rise above” any more than exposure to lead or asbestos. $1.6 trillion. It’s a figure so larg...

Who am I?

A question as old as mankind itself   “How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we ar...

Why I love my work

God has sent me a way to connect with him in the easiest way possible: by playing and laughing with children. Last year, I stumbled into a job without knowin...

A simple landmark of home

Handmade quilts serve as empowerment for women in recovery.   When Barbara Kelly heard about The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Program (ARP) in Chico, ...

Missing person no more

The Salvation Army helped reunite a sister with the brother she didn’t know existed. After her mother’s death in March 2015, Lisa Bayard, 60, found a single ...

Uber grant helps shuttle Alaska seniors

Seniors are the fastest growing segment of Alaska’s population and many need a ride. It had almost become a routine decision for Trudy Brown: medical treatme...

Advocating for good

Nonprofit advocacy forms a vital link between community needs and Capitol Hill. “If you are not at the table, you are on the menu—especially in Washington, D...