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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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 […]