Looking for Light

When Christa Turpin received a call from a woman looking for help with the light bill, she knew right away that this was not an ordinary plea for assistance. When Olivia, the woman on the other end of the phone, explained that she had no transportation and was not allowed […]

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Shelter After a Deadly Fire

On February 27 fire swept through a fifth-story apartment in the Sunrise Towers senior complex in Sullivan, Indiana. Firefighters struggled to rescue residents, especially those on the smoke-filled upper floors of the seven-story building. Once out, survivors found themselves in the bitter cold without warm clothing, medications, personal items or […]

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Digging Out

The following is an open letter from Divisional Commander Major John Turner: Indiana has certainly had more than its share of winter weather so far in 2014.  Some areas have seen as much as three feet of snow and experts are expecting more to come.  Of course, in order for […]

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Youth Sports, Life Lessons

The NFL Champion Seattle Seahawks are thankful for The Salvation Army after last weekend’s win against the Denver Broncos. Not because of anything that happened on Sunday, but because years ago The Salvation Army helped an 8-year-old fall in love with football. Because later those memories of playing on a […]

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