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A devastating series of tornadoes that ripped through eastern Alabama on Sunday forged further east to discharge a measure of their fury throughout

Salvation Army Helps Those Impacted by South GA Tornadoes

A devastating series of tornadoes that ripped through eastern Alabama on Sunday forged further east to discharge a measure of their fury throughout the South Georgia region. In Columbus, GA, just thirty miles east from the main devastation located in Lee County, AL, The Salvation Army partnered with local authorities to strategize how best to […]

Martinsville shelter helps warm a former teacher's heart on cold nights. When the weather is a bit warmer than the nearly single-digit temperatures

Martinsville shelter helps warm a former teacher’s heart on cold nights

When the weather is a bit warmer than the nearly single-digit temperatures that chattered teeth this week, Phillip Ian Whipp said he likes to sleep in his car, a “tiny” 2013 Fiat 500. Fortunately, he also could find comfort at his other preferred resting place, the overnight warming shelter in the Salvation Army building on […]

Captain Malaika Good "An unquenchable desire for relationship and love"

Captain Malaika Good “An unquenchable desire for relationship and love”

I was born and raised in a Muslim family in Roanoke, Virginia. We worshiped at the mosque, wore our head coverings, prayed five times a day, stayed away from pork, and practiced the religion in all its entirety. And yet, it was just that, religion. My father was in and out of prison most of […]

The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band marches in the Rose Parade for the 100th time on 1 January 2019 in Pasadena, CA.

2019 ROSE PARADE UNITES SALVATION ARMY MUSICIANS FROM EVERY CONTINENT

NEW Year’s Day 2019 marked the one hundredth occasion of a Salvation Army band marching in the world-famous Pasadena Rose Parade. This year’s event in the Southern Californian city saw record numbers of Salvation Army musicians taking part – the majority of them young people. More than 400 instrumentalists participated, from bands across the USA, Canada, […]

Salvation Army Martinsville bell ringers just want to give back

Salvation Army Martinsville bell ringers just want to give back

The Salvation Army Martinsville Corps has helped Steven and Diane Yohn in hard times, and now they want to give back by volunteering as bell ringers. “I don’t want to be paid. We really need volunteers,” Diane Yohn, 66, said Friday as she stood ringing a bell near one of the main entrances at Walmart […]