Entries by Lindsay

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The Salvation Army Meeting Physical and Spiritual Needs at Resource Distribution in Ocala, Florida

The Salvation Army in Ocala, Florida, held a drive-through distribution designed to fill much more than physical needs. To help ease the burden of grocery expenses, each car received a box of food with non-perishable items, fresh produce, baked goods, and frozen meat, but it didn’t stop there. They also received a hot takeaway meal […]

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Salvation Army Women’s Ministry Group Uses Sewing Skills to Meet Needs

The Salvation Army of Pasco County (New Port Richey, Florida) is doing its part in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic through making face masks for local medical personnel, first responders, essential business employees, and those in their domestic violence shelter. “We quickly began to realize that masks were greatly needed in our community by those that […]

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Community Rallies for Salvation Army Drive-Thru Food Pantry in Palm Beach, Florida

 The Salvation Army in West Palm Beach, Florida held its monthly food distribution with a few safety modifications to continue service during the coronavirus pandemic. The drive-through service was made possible through donations to the food pantry from the community, Palm Beach Harvest, Whole Foods, and FitTeam Ballpark. “We are grateful for the community support […]

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Salvation Army Child Development Center Offers Online Learning to Keep Families Connected

While The Salvation Army Child Development Center in Naples, Florida remains closed to ensure the health and safety of families and staff, the teachers are providing daily lessons online. The child care center offers developmentally appropriate programs and specialized curriculum to make sure children are ready to enter Kindergarten. Before it closed temporarily due to […]

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Meals To-Go and Handwashing Stations Help Salvation Army in Bradenton Continue Meal Service

As a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19, The Salvation Army in Manatee County (Bradenton, Florida) temporarily suspended its traditional community dinner offered weeknights. This meal has always been free to anyone in the community in need – regardless if they are homeless or not.  Knowing this is a vital service, the decision […]