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A Splash of Color

A Splash of Color

When the Summer of Wonder campers returned from a field trip to Conner Prairie last week, they had a big surprise waiting for them at The Salvation Army’s Ruth Lilly Women and Children’s Center. Thanks to a hard working team of volunteers from First Financial Bank, the large playroom, nicknamed the “gymnasium,” had been transformed into a completely new space. “We...

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A Beautiful Message

A Beautiful Message

We are reminded daily that the world can be a dangerous and ugly place, but at The Salvation Army, we believe that there is more good in this world than bad, more kindness than cruelty, and more hope than despair. Together with the Department of Public Words, we’re working to spread this loving and hopeful message to those who are suffering or lost in our community. Thanks to a grant from...

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The Donut Girl Story

The Donut Girl Story

School may be out for the summer, but we’ve got one more history lesson for you (but no pop quiz – we promise)! Americans have embraced many “new” foods and made them their own, popular staples like pizza, hot dogs, ice cream and tacos. Nothing quite compares to where we’ve taken the humble donut, though. That’s just one reason why this sweet treat gets its own...

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Staying Healthy & Fit in the Golden Years

Staying Healthy & Fit in the Golden Years

Today is National Senior Health & Fitness Day, which is celebrated across the country by highlighting great programs that are meeting the physical needs of older adults. Right here in Indiana, The Salvation Army is seeking every day to make our neighbors’ golden years fun, engaging, and healthy. Decreased mobility often accompanies aging, so the first step to any successful program...

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Play Ball! Older Adults Celebrate Spring in Indianapolis

Play Ball! Older Adults Celebrate Spring in Indianapolis

In a sports-crazed city like Indianapolis, spring means the official start of baseball season. Whether you’re cheering on the hometown Indianapolis Indians or rooting for nearby teams like the St. Louis Cardinals, baseball season is a fun time for all. This week, 175 older adults joined in the fun at baseball-themed luncheons held at Salvation Army corps community centers in Indianapolis....

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Nourishing Body & Spirit

Nourishing Body & Spirit

Just a few blocks west of historic downtown Frankfort is a property that looks to the past, present, and future of local residents. It’s here that The Salvation Army offers a number of services designed to help neighbors in need, whether they are hungry, homeless, or simply looking for a peaceful place for prayer. Everyone in town is familiar with The Salvation Army Family Store, a place for...

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