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.
- More Meals, More Relief: Salvation Army Teams Expand Food-Service Efforts in Flood-Affected Areas of IA, NE, SDThe Kroc Center Omaha team is ramping up its ongoing efforts to support flood relief, with a special emphasis on helping out in Sarpy County, Nebraska. Additionally, other Salvation Army Corps teams are reaching out to try to get needed supplies and assistance into outstate areas in need. Following is a review of some of […]