Entry Thumbnail

Collecting Coats For Kids

The weather is changing and it’s time to start thinking about getting new winter coats for the kids. For many Hoosier families, though, the extra expense of new coats for growing children just isn’t in their budgets. That’s where the Coats for Kids program comes in. Launched 29 years ago […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

Hope for Brianna

Cancer. It’s a word that no parent wants to hear from their child’s doctor, but every day there are thousands of diagnoses that upend lives and replace happiness with fear. For young mothers like Emily, the diagnosis of a rare cancer in her young daughter, Brianna, brought their world crashing […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

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 […]

Posted by
Entry Thumbnail

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 […]

Posted by