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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Thank you Little Pine Island Camp Clean-Up Volunteers

The Salvation Army Action Group of young professionals hosted a camp clean-up event on October 12, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Over 40 volunteers from area churches, colleges, companies and high schools rolled up their sleeves to get camp ready for winter. In just three hours, volunteers were able to clear brush out of […]

Grand Rapids Hosts National Advisory Board

The National Advisory Board of The Salvation Army was able to experience first-hand the special brand of hospitality that only West Michigan can provide during their recent board meeting in Grand Rapids. Kicking-off the two-day event was a Community Leaders Breakfast on Thursday, September 19 in the Ambassador Ballroom West of the Amway Grand Plaza […]

We Will Never Forget

  The Salvation Army is proud to partner with the Boy Scouts and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in remembering those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks on September 11 in New York City. The Scout Salute begins at 7:00 a.m. and additional events and tributes will occur throughout the day. Major […]

Feeding His Sheep: Answering Jesus’ Call

The Salvation Army food pantry is open Monday – Friday to anyone in the greater Grand Rapids area who is in need of emergency food assistance. In addition to receiving a supply of food items, clients are informed of other possible benefits to help them in the future. The Salvation Army food pantry also works […]