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Katrina: Ten Years Later

Katrina: Ten Years Later

(Originally published on SalvationArmyUSA.org) ALEXANDRIA, VA (August 20, 2015) – The Salvation Army continues to be a source of hope, stability and service to the residents of the Gulf Coast ten years after the most active and expensive hurricane season in U.S. history. With a presence in every ZIP code in America, The Salvation Army was uniquely positioned to support survivors during and...

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Strissels Head South

Strissels Head South

The Salvation Army Evansville Corps Community Center serves a population of over 240,000 in Vanderburg and Warrick counties in southwestern Indiana. Captains Scott and Shanais Strissel have joined the community as the new commanding officers, bringing with them years of experience working with people in need in Minnesota, Michigan and Kokomo, Indiana. As an introduction to our friends and...

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Report: Madison Flood Relief

Report: Madison Flood Relief

Lieutenants Vinal and Brenna Lee are leading a dedicated group of volunteers this week to help flood victims in the southern Indiana community of Madison. The banks of the Ohio River have spilled into the town and surrounding areas, prompting disaster response efforts from The Salvation Army Madison Corps. Below is Lt. Brenna Lee’s report from the field after days of providing shelter,...

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Welcome to Fort Wayne!

Welcome to Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne is more than Indiana’s second-largest city. It’s known as the “City of Churches” and has won three All-American City Awards, marking it as a community with a diverse population and a history of neighbors coming together to help one another. Capt. Luis and Lt. Linda Acosta are learning all about this and more as they assume command of The Salvation Army Fort...

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Fresh Faces at Fountain Square

Fresh Faces at Fountain Square

The Fountain Square neighborhood on Indianapolis’ east side has been home to a Salvation Army corps since 1920. This summer, we’re welcoming two young officers to the corps as its new leaders. Lieutenants Brandon and Megan Lewis are ready to work with the families who call this diverse neighborhood home and ensure that The Salvation Army is a part of the wonderful things that are...

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