For months the news has been reporting the heartbreaking story of migrants arriving in Europe from the Middle East and Africa, fleeing atrocities for an opportunity for something, anything, better. For those who arrive safely across the Meditteranean – 2,000 or more drowned in transit this year – the welcome is not always warm. Countries across Europe are struggling to assimilate the newcomers in what The Guardian calls the “world’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war.” None more than the country of Greece, already strained by staggering debt and loss.
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Forty athletes from Haiti, Benin and Suriname will be guests of The Salvation Army in Redondo Beach for breakfast this week in the lead up to the Special Olympics’ opening ceremony on Saturday, July 25th. The athletes range in age from 16 to 40 years o…
What happens when someone can’t afford to pay their tickets? If they can’t pay the fine, their unpaid tickets mount up and their license is suspended or their car is towed to an impound lot. Sadly, for many low-income or working poor people, getting th…
Did you know that The Salvation Army began in East London on 2 July 1865, founded by William and Catherine Booth? Today, our international church and charity meets human needs without discrimination in 126 countries worldwide. To honor our 150 years of…
Next week is a major holiday we observe here at The Salvation Army in the US. It’s not a religious holiday imbued with deep meaning and eternal significance. No, it’s National Donut Day on Friday June 5th.
In keeping with our traditio…
- Answering the Call to Multiple Wildfires, The Salvation Army is Providing Assistance at SheltersThousand Oaks, CA. (October 30, 2019) - The Thousand Oaks Community Center (2525 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks) saw an influx of evacuees as the nearby Easy Fire threatened thousands of homes. The Salvation Army, staffed with volunteers from theVentura Corps and Ventura Hope Center, was on site to serve 69 meals and provide spiritual ministry. It […]
- Answering the Call to Multiple Wildfires, The Salvation Army is Providing Assistance at Shelters November 1, 2019Thousand Oaks, CA. (October 30, 2019) - The Thousand Oaks Community Center (2525 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks) saw an influx of evacuees as the nearby Easy Fire threatened thousands of homes. The Salvation Army, staffed with volunteers from theVentura Corps and Ventura Hope Center, was on site to serve 69 meals and provide spiritual ministry. It […]
- KINCAID FIRE TALKING POINTS October 30, 2019Kincade Fire Talking Points (Wednesday, October 30) Fire Info: Fire started northeast of Geyserville late Wednesday, October 23 As of Wednesday morning (10-30) the fire was more than 76,000 acres and 30% contained At least 206 structures have been destroyed and 40 structures have been damaged (check this link for the latest:
- THE SALVATION ARMY CONTINUES TO ASSST KINCADE FIRE EVACUEES AS FIRE CREWS INCREASE CONTAINMENT October 30, 2019The Salvation Army Continues To Assist Kincade Fire Evacuees As Fire Crews Increase Containment Nonprofit has served at least 6,000 meals to evacuees in just a week since the fire began What: The Salvation Army is continuing to feed Kincade Fire evacuees in Napa, San Rafael and Petaluma. So far, the nonprofit has served approximately […]