The Salvation Army recently conducted its four-week Hamster Bot Coding School as part of its annual summer day camp program at the corps in Sunnyvale, California. It was led by local high school volunteers who are part of the Hwarang
One-day event gives musicians of all ages a mini-Western Music Institute experience. “It’s like a WMI reunion,” someone said, as people gathered in the lobby of The Salvation Army Del Oro Division’s Concord (California) Corps July 17, for the first stop
As schools across the U.S. shifted to remote learning at the height of the pandemic in 2020, many Salvation Army facilities adapted to become remote learning centers for kids to attend school virtually. And throughout that time, something became clear:
Kimberly Gates longed for a place for single mothers to come together, support one another through the challenges of parenting and grow together in Christ. So, she approached Majors Tracie and Randy Hartt, Corps Officers at The Salvation Army Ray
Northwest Division’s ‘Friday Night Game Night’ offers fun and fellowship to all The Salvation Army got creative in its outreach ministries in 2020, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. One ministry, the Northwest Division’s “Friday Night Game Night,” designed for youth, welcomes
Marty Brown received just the email he needed in early 2021. As the California South Divisional Camp Director, 2020 was a tough year. “It was the first summer since 1939 that we didn’t have campers at camp—and to have camp sit empty?
While the Messengers of Grace—the session of cadets in their second and final year of training to become Salvation Army officers—have experienced an atypical training session due to the impact and constraints related to the pandemic, their children, and those
No one has come through this pandemic unscathed and in many communities, the children are impacted the most—especially in low-income areas where resources are thin. At the Northwest Valley Corps in Surprise, Arizona, Captains Mark and Kathy Merritt observed the huge
Marian Booth Pritchett School will partner will Cardinal Academy to increase its reach. Alexiss Arvizu’s days involve more work than those of most teenagers her age. The 19-year-old is raising an eight-month-old baby, all while attending high school full time. Arvizu
Bonnie Sandford aims to make people’s days a little better by spending time with them. Bonnie Sandford’s motto has always been “work hard, play hard.” And she did get to play hard at The Salvation Army Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) Kroc Center.
When schools in Long Beach, California, began to reopen for in-person learning, the move was celebrated by many. But the reopening was more of a hybrid situation—continuing online learning with only part of the day in-person. The need for mid-day pickup
With the pandemic still very much present and opportunities for traditional activities limited, Salvation Army Golden State Divisional Commander Major Darren Norton longed to bring a sense of community back to The Salvation Army’s corps in the San Francisco Bay