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

Salvation Army’s Bridge Program helps women get back on track

SAN ANTONIO — A new initiative (Bridge) taken on by San Antonio’s Salvation Army is helping women get back on their feet. “Coming here was just like a wakeup call to me. What brought me over here was a bad relationship. I went through so much. My daughter got taken away because of that and […]

Salvation Army captain goes on search-and-rescue mission after the storm. Ward’s contributions weren’t over once the waters receded.

Salvation Army captain goes on search-and-rescue mission after the storm

The boat already carried great meaning before the storm of Hurricane Harvey. It had been passed down through three generations of men, a family heirloom bearing cherished memories of father-son fishing trips. Its significance would rise with the rain. As the commanding officer of the Salvation Army’s Houston Northwest Corps, Capt. Jay Ward was prepared […]

The 21st General for the 21st Century. On May 24, Commissioner Brian Peddle was elected the 21st General of The Salvation Army during the 2018 High Council.

The Salvation Army 21st General for the 21st Century

On May 24, Commissioner Brian Peddle was elected the 21st General of The Salvation Army during the 2018 High Council. Following the conclusion of the High Council, the General-elect was interviewed by Lt-Colonel Brian Venables, communications secretary at International Headquarters, reflecting on his new role and responsibilities. We have a very good outline of your history with The […]

Friday, June 1, marks the official start of the 2018 Hurricane season. The Salvation Army stands ready to serve if needed. Mobile feeding units

The Salvation Army Prepares for 2018 Hurricane Season

Atlanta, GA – Friday, June 1, marks the official start of the 2018 Hurricane season. The Salvation Army stands ready to serve if needed. Mobile feeding units are in place to respond and serve first responders and disaster survivors at a moment’s notice.  Trained disaster workers and volunteers are prepared to provided physical, emotional and spiritual […]

Commissioner Brian Peddle Elected General of The Salvation Army

Commissioner Brian Peddle Elected General of The Salvation Army

The 19th High Council has elected Commissioner Brian Peddle to be the General of The Salvation Army. On the day voting would begin to elect the 21st General of The Salvation Army it was symbolic that the morning began with the worldwide prayer meeting. Led by the Chaplain (Commissioner Mark Tillsley, International Headquarters) the five zones […]