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Former drug dealer is now a top Salvation Army leader

Former drug dealer is now a top Salvation Army leader

When former drug dealer Envoy Tom Canfield first arrived at The Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center in Minneapolis in 2005, he’d just been released from jail after getting caught selling methamphetamine. Police had arrested him in a scuzzy hotel room, where they found him naked, emaciated, and passed out cold. It’s been 13 years since then, and Tom […]

The dollars you spend at The Salvation Army’s thrift stores and rehab center may help someone kick a drug or alcohol habit.

Salvation Army has new commander over thrift store and rehab center

The dollars you spend at The Salvation Army’s thrift stores and rehab center may help someone kick a drug or alcohol habit. “That is why we do the thrift,” said Major Michael Morton, who recently took over as administrator of The Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center in Richmond. “The center that this store is supporting […]

The Salvation Army is opening a new, 24-hour shelter for survivors of human trafficking, a resource the charity is billing as the first of its kind

Salvation Army National Capital Area Command Opens Shelter to Serve Human Trafficking Survivors

The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command is opening a new, 24-hour shelter for survivors of human trafficking, a resource the charity is billing as the first of its kind in the D.C. area. Leaders with the group’s National Capital Area Command say they can’t reveal where, exactly, the new shelter is located in the […]

Salvation Army Williamsburg on the Scene of Helicopter Crash and Fire

Salvation Army Williamsburg on the Scene of Helicopter Crash and Fire

A townhome community adjacent to the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, was the scene of a helicopter crash that killed at least one person and resulted in a fire on Sunday afternoon just before 4:45 p.m. The accident scene is just about 100 yards from the new building for The Salvation Army […]

Broker/Owner, Al Abbitt, and Director of Operations, Brooke Scutt, were presented the award for "2017 Donor of the Year" by The Salvation Army

RE/MAX Peninsula awarded “2017 Donor of the Year” by The Salvation Army of the Virginia Peninsula

Broker/Owner, Al Abbitt, and Director of Operations, Brooke Scutt, were presented the award for “2017 Donor of the Year” by The Salvation Army of the Virginia Peninsula. “Our group was so moved by the Angel Tree program and the Salvation Army striving to provide Christmas to thousands of children on the Peninsula. However, three weeks […]