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…
- An Outpouring of Love and Kindness Pour into Kingwood, Texas After ImeldaHouston, Texas (September 27, 2019) - After Hurricane Harvey, Richard Abram and his wife, Dawn Abram, 20-year Kingwood residents, joined the Facebook group, Flooding Kingwood With Kindness, and since then they have worked with the group to organize relief efforts to help neighbors after disasters. The Abrams’ home was left underwater [READ MORE]
- An Outpouring of Love and Kindness Pour into Kingwood, Texas After Imelda September 28, 2019Houston, Texas (September 27, 2019) - After Hurricane Harvey, Richard Abram and his wife, Dawn Abram, 20-year Kingwood residents, joined the Facebook group, Flooding Kingwood With Kindness, and since then they have worked with the group to organize relief efforts to help neighbors after disasters. The Abrams’ home was left underwater [READ MORE]
- Meals and Prayers Making a Difference in Southeast Texas September 25, 2019Dallas, Texas (September 25, 2019) – The Salvation Army units in Southeast Texas have been out in their respective communities delivering practical support to those affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda. As residents work to clean and gut their homes, many have noted that recent flood levels were worse than those experienced in the […]
- Salvation Army Service Delivery Begins in Southeast Texas After Flooding September 22, 2019Dallas, Texas (September 22, 2019) – The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team is monitoring the flooding occurring due to Tropical Storm Imelda moving through Southeast Texas. Several units in the area have already provided service to those affected and additional EDS teams are on standby and prepared to deploy if needed. “We have […]