There was a recent story in Portland, Oregon about the prosecution of two homeless individuals who stole power from a street outlet to charge their cell phones. The community was outraged at the move because of the cost of the hearings and the injustice of it all. The Salvation Army, on the other hand, heard the story and got to work creating a phone charging station in the entryway of their women’s shelter. It was exactly the right response and it’s been met with lots of gratitude. Here’s a link to the story.
- The Salvation Army ready to respond as winter storm tracks toward HawaiiHONOLULU (Feb. 10, 2019) – As a powerful winter storm continues to track towards the Hawaiian Islands with high winds and waves, The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division today announced that they are prepared to respond with community assistance as needed. The Salvation Army is part of a team of agencies providing assistance […]