Support Emergency Disaster Services Flood Response Christ is Risen Indeed! In the Community: An Army of Readers No Need for Translation Celebrate Good Friday with The Salvation Army

Support Emergency Disaster Services Flood Response

On Saturday, April 12, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services received notification to provide relief efforts and support to those residents and first responders in the Newago and Osceola Counties during recent severe storms and flooding. The White River and Muskegon River have experienced major flooding due to the large amounts of rain and severe […]

Christ is Risen Indeed!

It is Easter, and Christ has risen. Let’s celebrate this Holy Day by giving glory to God, and reveling in the truth that He gave up his only son for us to save us from sin. Today is a truly a time to reflect and pray on our relationship with God as this Lenten Season […]

In the Community: An Army of Readers

Reading is a fun and beneficial part of growing up as a child. The Salvation Army Action Group and our generous event partner Peter C. and Emajean Cook Foundation celebrates the third annual Army of Readers event to promote reading in Grand Rapids area schools. Volunteers from around the community will visit over 50 Grand […]

No Need for Translation

Music is something that, no matter the native tongue, speaks to and is understood by its listeners.  On April 13, The Salvation Army’s Norwegian Territorial Brass Band took the stage in the Performing Arts Center at the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.   The concert, which lasted nearly two hours, contained eight different and […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Matching gift and donations from community totaled nearly $140,000 on Christmas Eve

The Salvation Army of Kent County successfully raised $89,911 on Tuesday, December 24, activating a $50,000 matching gift from The Salvation Army’s Grand Rapids Advisory Board, bringing the total donations for the day to $139,911. The matching gift was especially helpful this year as Red Kettle donations were down due to a late Thanksgiving. In […]

It’s Not Too Late!

It’s Not Too Late! There’s still time to make your life-changing year-end tax deductible gift. Won’t you please consider making an end-of-year donation to feed a hungry child, clothe a broken soul, bring pre-natal care and compassion to an expectant mother or secure shelter for a struggling family? Please visit us on-line no later than […]