On Call: The Emergency Disaster Services Response to Flooding In the Community: An Army of Readers No Need for Translation Celebrate Good Friday with The Salvation Army Little Pine Island Camp and Retreat Center

On Call: The Emergency Disaster Services Response to Flooding

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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The Salvation Army “Give Till It Helps” Christmas Concert

Join The Salvation Army and Baker Book House Friday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. for a free concert featuring Ralston Bowles and Bennett performing an exclusive premier of “Give Till It Helps” – an original song that will play a central role in the 2013 Red Kettle Christmas Campaign. The Salvation Army Brass Band will […]

Perfect Gifts for the Holidays

Our Women’s Auxiliary is working hard at helping to make your holiday gift planning as easy as ever. They are offering for sale a wonderful array of roasted nuts and candies, prepared by our own local roaster, Ferris Coffee. Whether it’s Colossal Cashews, Dark Chocolate Seafoam, Mammoth Halved Pecans or Fancy Mixed Nuts in a […]

“Give Till It Helps” Media Breakfast Draws A Crowd

Nearly 25 individuals were given a sneak-preview of The Salvation Army’s ”Give Till It Helps” 2013 Red Kettle Christmas Campaign at Sundance Grill in Grand Rapids on Wednesday. The media portion of the campaign, which will break on Friday, November 15, includes a billboard campaign, a radio campaign and an agressive Facebook social media campaign. Grey Matter Group, a […]

Women’s Auxiliary Fall Fashion Show

On October 24, 2013, The Salvation Army Grand Rapids Women’s Auxiliary hosted its Fall Fashion Show at Watermark Country Club. The show featured fashions from Chico’s and make-up from The Body Shop, and was hosted by Eva Aguirre Cooper, Community Affairs Director at WOOD TV8. Women’s Auxiliary members Sally Blevins, Mary Cook, Dine Field, Maribeth […]