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Day of Learning for 450 Indiana Professionals

Day of Learning for 450 Indiana Professionals

Across the country, thousands of professionals tuned in for the 24th Annual Estate & Charitable Gift Planning Institute national webcast. Hosted by The Salvation Army in Minneapolis, MN, this day of learning is supported by local Salvation Army units in 30 states and 200 cities. Here in Indiana, eleven Salvation Army Corps welcomed almost 450 local attorneys, CPAs, financial planners, and...

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A Whole New Route: Cindy’s Story of Salvation at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center

A Whole New Route: Cindy’s Story of Salvation at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center

Cindy’s road to The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center was long and filled with years of pain and heartbreak. From the young age of six, she was the victim of sexual and physical abuse, eventually turning to alcohol and self-cutting in her early teens as a way to numb the pain. After leaving home, Cindy’s life continued on a downward spiral that saw abusive marriages come and go in an...

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Caring for a Community: IU Med Students Give Back Through The Salvation Army

Caring for a Community: IU Med Students Give Back Through The Salvation Army

In August The Salvation Army had a unique opportunity to partner with the largest medical school in the world, the Indiana University School of Medicine, to help prepare the next generation of physicians for a career serving their community. Working through the Medical Service-Learning Department, we crafted two experiences that would give first-year medical students a chance to learn more about...

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30 Years of Coats for Kids

30 Years of Coats for Kids

Coats for Kids kicks off today, celebrating 30 years since former WTHR weatherman Bob Gregory began his crusade to make sure that every child in Indianapolis who needed a warm winter coat would have one. This event marks a time with the Central Indiana community comes together to help families who are struggling to make ends meet and cannot afford to buy new winter coats for growing children. The...

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Kokomo Tornado Relief: How to Help

Kokomo Tornado Relief: How to Help

UPDATE 9/1/16 Mace, IN – Financial assistance has begun for residents of Mace, with sixteen families receiving Walmart cards to be used to replace lost food and household items after last week’s tornado. By the end of Tuesday, $11,565 in gift cards had been provided to families seeking assistance from The Salvation Army. Billie Kay, Service Extension Director for The Salvation Army...

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