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…
- The Salvation Army Responds to Pearl River Floods in Jackson, MSJackson, MS: The Salvation Army of Jackson, MS is continuing response to the historic flooding that occurred this weekend when the Pearl River crested at 36.7 feet, the third highest level in recorded history. While flood waters are already receding in some areas, others remain submerged and are expected to remain so as rain continues to […]
- The Salvation Army Responds to Pearl River Floods in Jackson, MS February 18, 2020Jackson, MS: The Salvation Army of Jackson, MS is continuing response to the historic flooding that occurred this weekend when the Pearl River crested at 36.7 feet, the third highest level in recorded history. While flood waters are already receding in some areas, others remain submerged and are expected to remain so as rain continues to […]
- The Salvation Army Monitoring Major Flooding Expected in Jackson, MS February 14, 2020Jackson, MS (February 14, 2020)— Major flooding is expected to occur in Jackson this weekend as the Pearl River is expected to crest at a historically high level of 38 feet. According to the National Weather Service, this will be the 3rd highest crest after the Jackson floods of 1979 and 1983, respectively. Certain areas of Jackson […]
- The Salvation Army in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan Responds to Coronavirus Outbreak February 14, 2020London, England: Salvation Army members and staff in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan are continuing to provide whatever assistance they can despite the restrictions that have been put in place to slow the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Major Eva Chow (Corporate Communications Director for The Salvation Army’s Hong Kong and Macau Command) reports: […]