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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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National Salvation Army Week: Celebrating 136 Years of “Doing The Most Good”

National Salvation Army Week: Celebrating 136 Years of “Doing The Most Good”

In May of 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared the first National Salvation Army Week in recognition of the organization’s dedication to the welfare of Americans since its arrival in the United States in 1880. Each year, during the second week of May, we celebrate National Salvation Army Week and the life-changing work being done across our country in communities large and small....

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Turner Day of Service

Turner Day of Service

The sun came out just in time for a big crew from Turner Construction Company to tackle a variety of outdoor projects at The Salvation Army Eagle Creek Corps Community Center of Indy’s northwest side. More than a dozen employees volunteered time and materials as part of a national celebration of the 114th anniversary of the company’s Founders’ Day. In Indiana and across the...

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Learning to Live Again

Learning to Live Again

Walking the hallways of The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, signs of hope and new beginnings are everywhere. From the chapel to the classrooms, men and women are rediscovering the joy of a life free from the bondage of addiction. Educational Coordinator Bill Chaulk walks these hallways every day in a quest to help his clients restore their faith in God and themselves. He leads classes on...

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