Salvation Army News Room

Sussex Central senior’s project adds technology links to Puerto Rico’s recovery

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Central High School junior Adam Bobak has never been to Puerto Rico. “But I hope to go, with my aunt,” he said. Until then, his connection to the hurricane-ravaged United States territory is a technological/communications care package linked to a school project. Refurbished computers, monitors and cellphones are slated to be shipped […]

Olympic Jones and her mother spend Christmas Eve as bell ringers.

Lolo’s Olympic Spirit

Olympic hurdler turned bobsledder Lolo Jones says she’ll never forget how The Salvation Army helped her family when they were homeless.  The 35-year-old Christian athlete spent Christmas Eve with her mother as a bell ringer for the Salvation Army. Her post read “Christmas Eve with my mom. When we were homeless @SalvationArmyUS sheltered my fam. The money […]

Theirs is the first coffee house venture by the Cleveland corps of The Salvation Army.

First coffee house venture of The Salvation Army

Joel and Cheryl Rogers are home. They were not always Clevelanders. Joel, having grown up in Franklin, N.C., moved to Cleveland in 2004 to attend Lee University, and Cheryl grew up in Silva, N.C., some 20 minutes from Joel. However, over the last 14 years this hardworking couple has become firmly entrenched within the community, […]

Director of Social Services Robert Galan says bridge stands for Building Resilience in Discipline, Growth and Empowerment.

Salvation Army ‘blessed’ with bigger building

Attendees at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Salvation Army’s new building in Washougal whooped and applauded Saturday as members of the nonprofit and community lauded the efforts it took to complete the project are feeling blessed. “People in need frequently come and spend the day at the day shelter. We’re blessed by the new building,” […]

Old Orchard Beach Salvation Army receives grant from United Way

The Salvation Army of Old Orchard Beach has been awarded a two-year grant from United Way of York County totaling $20,600. Through the mobilization of resources, expertise and funds that support programs focused on the essentials of education, financial stability and health, United Way of York County advances the common good and strengthens the whole […]