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Kokomo Tornado Relief: How to Help

Kokomo Tornado Relief: How to Help

Kokomo, IN – The Salvation Army is serving victims and first responders in the Kokomo, IN area after last night’s storms and multiple tornado touchdowns. At least 8 tornadoes were confirmed in Howard and neighboring counties. The storms left hundreds in need of shelter, food and hydration. The Salvation Army was meeting those needs last night at a shelter set up by the city of Kokomo...

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Out of the Rough: Golf 4 Giving Raises Funds to Help Central Indiana

Out of the Rough: Golf 4 Giving Raises Funds to Help Central Indiana

After a long string of hot, humid, and rainy weather, the clouds broke just in time for the 18th Annual Golf 4 Giving Outing, a fundraiser put together by The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary. Ninety-one players hit the greens at the Golf Club of Indiana in support of central Indiana’s Salvation Army facilities, which include the Harbor Light Center and the Ruth Lilly Women and...

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Ready, Set, Learn! The Salvation Army Helps Students Start the School Year Off on the Right Foot

Ready, Set, Learn! The Salvation Army Helps Students Start the School Year Off on the Right Foot

Summer is in full swing, but classrooms across Indiana are already opening their doors to a flood of students ready to tackle the challenges of a new year. For many Hoosier families, though, the excitement is overshadowed by another emotion: anxiety. Between book fees, new backpacks, expensive shoes, school uniforms, and a growing list of classroom supplies, back-to-school prep can be a costly...

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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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