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 Dayton Mass ShootingThe Salvation Army was contacted in the early morning hours of August 4th, 2019 to respond to a shooting incident that killed nine people and injured 26 more at a night club in Dayton Ohio. An emergency canteen and an emergency disaster services team from Cincinnati responded to the scene providing hydration and emotional & […]
- The Salvation Army Responds to Dayton Mass Shooting August 5, 2019The Salvation Army was contacted in the early morning hours of August 4th, 2019 to respond to a shooting incident that killed nine people and injured 26 more at a night club in Dayton Ohio. An emergency canteen and an emergency disaster services team from Cincinnati responded to the scene providing hydration and emotional & […]
- Danville Salvation Army Responds To Lincoln County Gas Line Explosion August 1, 2019Stanford, Kentucky — In the early morning hours a gas line explosion rocked central Kentucky, killing at least one person and leaving others injured. Officials evacuated surrounding neighborhoods as a precaution, leaving uncertainty and fear for residents. The Salvation Army in Danville, Kentucky reacted quickly, dispatching their canteen (mobile feeding kitchen) to offer aid to survivors […]
- Patriot Military Personnel Utilize Salvation Army Volunteers in Training Exercises July 19, 2019FORT MCCOY, Wis. (July 18, 2019) – During Patriot North disaster training operations at Fort McCoy Army Installation, the Security Forces teams invited Salvation Army canteen volunteers to play a role in their exercises over multiple days. While serving water and snacks, the canteens were surrounded by unruly participants simulating angry mobs of residents. The […]