Entries by Lindsay

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Single Mom in Need Finds Hope at The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope initiative is an approach launched by The Salvation Army in 2011 to provide targeted services to families with a desire to take action to break the generational cycle of crisis and enable a path out of poverty. With locations across Florida, The Salvation Army is able to help families in […]

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A Second Chance at Hope: Hannah’s Story

Unemployed, on probation, and without transportation, Hannah and her new baby came into The Salvation Army’s transitional housing program to avoid being homeless. Over the course of eight months, The Salvation Army’s case managers helped Hannah find employment, obtain stable childcare, pay probation fees, file for child support, and pay past-due utility bills. Though her […]

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National Salvation Army Week 2019

When President Dwight D. Eisenhower declared the first National Salvation Army Week in 1954, he noted, “Among Americans, The Salvation Army has long been a symbol of wholehearted dedication to the cause of brotherhood.” 65 years later, National Salvation Army Week continues to serve as a reminder to Americans to give freely of themselves and to […]

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Breaking the Chains of Poverty: Sharonda’s Story

Sharonda Mobley came to The Salvation Army after leaving an abusive relationship; she and her two young children were living in a domestic violence shelter. Thanks to The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope initiative, Mobley and her family are now self-supporting, and she’s well on her way to becoming an independent businesswoman. “They showed me […]

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The Salvation Army Correctional Services: A Second Chance

Since 1975, The Salvation Army has provided various programs in the state of Florida to assist people who have found themselves involved in the criminal justice system. In partnership with governmental agencies, The Salvation Army provides cost-effective alternatives to public-operated community corrections services. Offenders have additional hurdles to overcome in attempting to become contributing members […]

Team Rubicon and The Salvation Army Announce Partnership to Rebuild Homes and Lives in Collier County

The organizations will work together to rebuild 30 homes damaged by Hurricane Irma Naples, FL (September 19,2018)  – Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, and The Salvation Army officially kicked off their partnership to help rebuild lives and homes that were impacted by Hurricane Irma. Over the next year, as part of Team Rubicon’s […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Mass Shooting in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, FL (August 26, 2018) – The Salvation Army has dispatched a disaster services team and mobile feeding unit in response to the mass shooting that occurred during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida. “I have assured the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office that we are committed to providing food, hydration, and emotional and spiritual care […]

Hurricane Irma – One Year Later

With the help of faithful volunteers, donors, and community partners, The Salvation Army continues to meet the needs of those impacted by Hurricane Irma across Florida. Here’s a glimpse of how we’ve been able to serve this past year through your generosity: As of July 2018, The Salvation Army has distributed more than $9million in […]