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In Times of Disaster The Salvation Army is There

The Salvation Army is proud of its reputation of being one of the first agencies to arrive to a disaster scene, and one of the last to leave. Emergency Disaster Services teams from the Dallas-Fort Worth area Salvation Army locations were immediately deployed after tornadoes hit the area on Dec. 26. More than 2,000 homes […]

Hands Across Texas

Fulfilling Service in Taylor During a ministerial alliance meeting in Taylor, Texas, a visiting Salvation Army staff member made an appeal for someone to take on the responsibilities as chairperson of the local Salvation Army Service Unit. “I volunteered to help,” said Tony Sorrells, Pastor at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, “and that was back in […]

Wrong Bus Ends Up at Right Place

Casimiro Rodriguez struggled with drugs and alcohol addiction. His family finally reached the breaking point and kicked him out of the house. Rodriguez was homeless on the streets of McAllen with nowhere to go. With only his backpack and suitcase in hand he jumped on the first bus that pulled up in an effort to […]

The Bell Ringer

by Jay Lowder/Harvest Ministries I stopped by the grocery store today and saw my first Salvation Army bell ringer of the season. I told myself, “I don’t have time or any cash. I need to get home.” “Sir, I hope you having a good day.” I was a little surprised at his address since I […]

A Big-Hearted Musician Doing the Most Good

Cory Morrow and The Salvation Army working together to battle homelessness “My wife and I prayed for God to show us where we could begin serving in our community. Within a day or so I received a call inviting me to meet with The Salvation Army. One visit and I was hooked.” Cory Morrow is […]

20 Years of Volunteering and Giving Back

The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program has a special place in Betty Chandler’s heart. Her love of the program began in 1994 when Major Rolan Chambless, responsible for the work of the Army in Greater Houston at the time, asked her to investigate having an Angel Tree at The Woodlands Mall in Conroe. For the […]

Touched by the Compassion of Another

The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program Shelley grew up attending The Salvation Army church with her Mom. They were involved in just about every activity at the church. “Mom taught Sunday school, played in the band, sang in the choir, packed groceries for those in need, wrapped presents at Christmas, you name it, she did […]

Jesse Owens, Salvation Army Supporter

On This Day In History, August 9 Today, in 1936, Jesse Owens wins his 4th gold medal at the Berlin Olympic Games, becoming the 1st American to win 4 medals in one Olympiad. Jesse Owens, Salvation Army Supporter Jesse Owens later became a great supporter of The Salvation Army, specifically the South Mountain Youth and […]

Get Ready, America: The National Hurricane Survival Initiative

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most destructive storms ever to make landfall in North America: Hurricane Andrew. “Get Ready, America! The National Hurricane Survival Initiative” will look back on the devastation wrought by Andrew in 1992, the lessons learned since then, and what you need to know and do to […]