Celebrate Good Friday with The Salvation Army

The day is coming to observe the passion and death of Jesus Christ on the cross, and you can commemorate this day with The Salvation Army. You are cordially invited to join us in attending a Good Friday service on April 18th at 7:00 p.m. This service will be held at the Fulton Heights Citadel […]

Little Pine Island Camp and Retreat Center

Little Pine Island Camp is only seven miles north of Grand Rapids, Michigan—but worlds away from the typical experiences of the children we serve. Started in 1929, The Salvation Army engages over 800 kids each year with 7 weekly overnight camping sessions. Of our camper population, over 75% live below the poverty line and if […]

Professional Seminar: “Are You Really Counseling Your Clients?”

Effectiveness and ease of communication by a professional advisor in regards to a client’s charitable giving is essential. Join Jay Link, the President of Stewardship Ministries as he provides both Biblical and practical insights into charitable giving. Jay has personally trained and mentored hundreds of attorneys, accountants, money managers, and financial planners in Family Wealth […]

On Call: Emergency Disaster Services

On the morning of March 13, a vapor cloud described as a potential chemical threat emerged from the Haviland Enterprises Plant in Grand Rapids. The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster (EDS) team was called for assistance and support after several hours of environmental testing and evaluation by HASMAT crew members and local fire and police officials. […]

Music is in the Air this Spring

Free Concert There will be no need for translation when The Salvation Army’s Norwegian Territorial Brass Band takes the stage on Sunday, April 13 beginning at 3:00 p.m. The concert will be held at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center, 2500 Division Avenue South in Grand Rapids. The event is free […]

Prenatal and Family Health Clinic

The Salvation Army’s Prenatal Clinic provides women and children with traditional medical care and OB/GYN services. The Clinic also offers patients a choice of either traditional prenatal care or alternative prenatal care through a “Circle of Care”. Circle of Care is a group prenatal program where women at 16-20 weeks join other women to explore […]

Emergency Disaster Services Introductory Training Offered

  Disaster preparedness is important for your home, neighborhood school, work place and your community. A disaster can strike at any moment and without warning. Knowing how best to respond and how you could serve when your community is faced with a tremendous disaster could make all the difference to you, your family and community. […]

Turning Point Programs

A “turning point” is defined as a moment in which a critical decision must be made. This is the crossroads many of our clients reach when they contact Turning Point Programs. The program began in 1973 by The Salvation Army offering a refuge for West Michigan residents desiring to overcome active addictions. Our approach to […]

You Gave Till It Helped

Due to your overwhelming generosity, The Salvation Army was able to once again serve a record number of men, women and children with vital human services this Christmas season that would have otherwise gone without. Families were able to put food on their tables, underserved children received toys and senior citizens were able to avert […]

Greetings from the Philippines from Major Mike McKee

Things here are in the process of moving from the emergency phase of the response (large distributions of food, water, etc.) to the beginnings of the recovery phase where homes are repaired or rebuilt, normal government functions are restored (schools, health care / clinics, etc.) And so on.  We have been getting heavy rain for […]