The Salvation Army Responds to Typhoon Yolanda

Update 11/14:  The Salvation Army in The Philippines is ready to assist the many thousands of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.  Seven tons of food—rice and canned goods—have already been prepared for distribution in 18-kilogram packages.  The region’s geography is complicating any response, with the worst-hit area being made up …Read More

Emergency Disaster Services Deployed in Moore, OK

The Salvation Army has been deployed to the southern Oklahoma City area in the wake of Monday’s devastating tornado. The twister touched down west of Newcastle, Oklahoma at approximately 2:56pm and tore a 22 mile path of destruction northeast through the city of Moore before dissipating prior to reaching Stanley …Read More

The Salvation Army to Provide Assistance Following Boston Marathon Explosions

Photo via Flickr.com   Updated on April 17th, 2013: The Salvation Army is providing support to survivors and first responders in Boston, Massachusetts, following the explosions that occurred near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, which resulted in at least three deaths and left more than 140 people injured. Four …Read More

Army Prize- A Salvation Army CorpsTroop Rally

Vibrant colors, music and laughter accompanied more than 350 children during Army Prize – this year’s annual Troop Rally and Music Day for Salvation Army children’s troops from West Michigan and Northern Indiana division corps. The rally took place on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9 am – 3 pm …Read More

Angel Tree Celebrates Gift Giving

Gift-giving has been a Christmas tradition for hundreds of years, and although Barbie and Pikachu are not directly symbolic of the Christmas spirit, giving and receiving gifts has been an important part of relationships throughout human history!  It’s about being encouraged to think of those you love and the things …Read More

Recent Stats

  • 2,119 - Persons served for the first time in 2011
  • 205 - Food Service orders
  • 259 - Energy Assistance provided
  • 50 - Housing Assistance provided
  • 47- Clothing Assistance provided
  • 227 - Christmas Assistance provided
  • 5 - Medical Assistance provided

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