Entries by jwalker

Salvation Army Story No. 4: Kenny When Kenny’s mother passed away in 2010, life spiraled out of control. Kenny engaged heavily into drugs; selling and using. Tired of drugs and to serve a lesser jail sentence, Kenny entered the Adult Rehabilitation Center. “It had to be God who sent me to The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation […]

Salvation Army Story No. 3: Norman

  Salvation Army Story No. 3: Norman Norman came to The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command for assistance with his gas bill. He did not have anyone to ask that could help turn the gas back on. “My wife was out of work,” said Norman. “I couldn’t keep up the payments by myself.” A friend […]

Salvation Army Story No. 2: Maria

Salvation Army Story No.2: Maria After serving in the Navy for 18 years, Maria was let go due to the downsizing of staff. Months later, Maria found a retail job, however, it was barely enough to make ends meet for herself and her two children. “I was constantly behind on my bills and I did […]

Salvation Army Story No. 1: Emily

 Salvation Army Story No. 1: Emily Emily was involved in a domestic dispute that ultimately forced her out of her apartment. With nowhere to turn, she found herself living in a homeless shelter for six weeks.  While staying at the shelter, Emily found information about The Salvation Army Hampton Roads Area Command’s H.O.P.E. Village Women’s […]