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Canadian Salvation Army officers, General Brian and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, begin their service as the international leaders of The Salvation Army

Canadian Becomes Salvation Army World Leader

On August 3, 2018, Canadian Salvation Army officers, General Brian and Commissioner Rosalie Peddle, begin their service as the international leaders of The Salvation Army following the retirement of General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox, World President of Women’s Ministries. As General and World President of Women’s Ministries, the Peddles will be based out […]

Salvation Army DMG Grocery Store

The Freshest Ideas Are in Small Grocery Stores

As big supermarkets struggle, a new crop of local grocery stores are innovating to serve niche audiences and advance social causes. Maj. Gene Hogg, the Salvation Army’s commander for central Maryland, organized mobile kitchens after the twin towers fell in Manhattan and the levees broke in New Orleans. He fed protesters and police officers during the […]

Transforming lives through the Salvation Army - Pathway of Hope Program

Transforming lives through the Salvation Army – Pathway of Hope Program

“I wanted to kill myself. I didn’t want to live. Life was that bad. I hated my life, and I was adding two little people to this world.” April Hickman, 37, was pregnant with her daughter Michilee and had a 1-year-old daughter, Marlee. She was trying to escape from a lifetime of family addiction and poverty. […]

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 […]