Entries by Lindsay

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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 […]

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Grand Prix Food Vendors Help The Salvation Army Feed At St. Petersburg Shelter

After spectators for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg were barred from attending the race due to COVID-19 precautions, food vendors were left with an abundance of items. With prepped cook-on-demand food, vendors could not travel home with the supplies and thankfully sought local charities to bless. The men, women, and children at The […]

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City of Orlando Partners with The Salvation Army to Accommodate Homeless Community Amid Social Distancing Restrictions

In order to comply with CDC recommendations for social distancing, The Salvation Army Orlando Area Command has erected a 5,200 square foot tent with 50 sleeping cots to accommodate emergency shelter guests. This tent is for current male shelter occupants who would otherwise have nowhere to go because of the additional space needed in the […]


‘Church in a Box’ Project Helps Salvation Army Pastors Stay Connected with Church Members

Churches across Florida are temporarily closed to follow increased COVID-19 safety precautions, causing pastors to get creative to continue ministering to those who worship across more than 40 Salvation Army churches in the state. Lieutenants Will and Veronica Conley, pastors at The Salvation Army’s church in Sarasota, Florida, delivered ‘Church in a Box’ to their […]