Celebrate Good Friday with The Salvation Army Little Pine Island Camp and Retreat Center Professional Seminar: “Are You Really Counseling Your Clients?” On Call: Emergency Disaster Services Music is in the Air this Spring

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 […]

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Let Christmas Magic Double Your Donation – Tuesday, December 24, 2013

  On Christmas Eve our faithful Grand Rapids Advisory Board is matching up to $50,000 received in donations. They’re encouraging the people of Kent County to “Give Till it Helps” by placing their donation into a red kettle, donating on line or by sending a check to The Salvation Army noting the 12/24 match. As […]

Kettle Creation Contest

Congratulations to Mrs. Moe’s class from Buchanan Elementary for winning the 2013 Kettle Creation Contest! As the winning class, they have won a pool party at The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. The Kettle Creation Contest was a partnership between The Salvation Army, the Grand Rapids Art Museum, and 5th grade […]

Thank you Bimbo Bakeries for a Job Well Done!

    On Friday, November 8th and Monday, November 18th, Bimbo sent out eight of their staff in the crisp fall air to assemble and install this wonderful new playground feature. Their staff worked diligently – drilling, assembling bolt sets and hauling 80# bags of powdered concrete. Esprit de Corps was great and there were […]

About Those Shiny Red Kettles…

Ring-ding-a-ling, ring-ding-a –ling…there’s that ubiquitous sound filling the air as we scurry our way through town or run our errands. It’s the Christmas season and our lives are frenetic. Yet, everywhere we go, there’s that brass bell ringing…ring-ding-a-ling, ring-ding-a-ling – a sound which we associate with the Christmas season. However, that hasn’t always been the […]