Staff & Leadership | The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County

Meet the staff and leadership who serve the community of Palm Beach County, FL through the programs and services provided by The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County.

Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. —Luke 6:38

Area Commanders

Major James “Chip” Hall

Major James “Chip” Hall

PBC Area Commander

Major James “Chip” Hall has been an officer in The Salvation Army for 38 years. He and his wife, Major Leisa Hall, have served in various cities in Florida, on the faculty of the Evangeline Booth College in Atlanta, in various Divisional Headquarters appointments across the southern United States, and most recently as Area Commanders for the National Capital Area (Washington, DC), prior to being appointed to Palm Beach County, FL. The Halls have been featured speakers at events throughout the U.S. and have a passion for helping others reach their potential through the power of faith in God.

Major Leisa Hall

Major Leisa Hall

PBC Area Commander

Major Leisa Hall has been an officer in The Salvation Army for 38 years. She and her husband, Major James “Chip” Hall, have served in various cities in Florida, on the faculty of the Evangeline Booth College in Atlanta, in various Divisional Headquarters appointments across the southern United States, and most recently as Area Commanders for the National Capital Area (Washington, DC), prior to being appointed to Palm Beach County, FL. The Halls have been featured speakers at events throughout the U.S. and have a passion for helping others reach their potential through the power of faith in God.

Corps Officers

Captain Brandon Mason

Captain Brandon Mason

WPB Corps Officer and Pastor

Captain Brandon Mason and his wife, Lt. Juliana Mason, serve as Corps Officers and Pastors at the West Palm Beach Corps. Previously, he has served in the youth ministry department at Divisional Headquarters in Tampa and was responsible for child maltreatment response and education at Territorial Headquarters in Atlanta. He also worked as a preschool and high school teacher prior to seminary. He earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Central Florida. He and his wife have three children, and they are blessed to be in West Palm Beach.

Lt. Juliana Mason

Lt. Juliana Mason

WPB Corps Officer and Pastor

Lieutenant Juliana Mason her husband, Captain Brandon Mason, serve as Corps Officers and Pastors at the West Palm Beach Corps. This is her first appointment, having recently graduated from The Salvation Army‘s Training College in Atlanta. Before that she was a journalist for several community newspapers in Central Florida and Tampa Bay. She earned her bachelor’s degrees in journalism and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. She and her husband have three children.

Lt. Jeremy Porter

Lt. Jeremy Porter

Lake Worth Corps Officer and Pastor

Lieutenant Jeremy Porter and his wife, Lt. Crystal Porter, have served as Corps Officers and Pastors since 2018. This is his first assignment since leaving the Officers Training College in Atlanta, Florida. Prior to becoming a Salvation Army Officer, he served in the United States Air Force for 12 years. He also worked for The Salvation Army in Fort Myers in various positions including life skills instructor, human resources, and homeless outreach. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources. He and his wife have three children. What he loves most about being a Salvation Army officer is participating in God’s plan for the redemption, restoration and reconciliation in people’s lives.

Lt. Crystal Porter

Lt. Crystal Porter

Lake Worth Corps Officer and Pastor

Lieutenant Crystal Porter and her husband, Lt. Jeremy Porter, have served as Corps Officers and Pastors since 2018. This is her first assignment since leaving the Officers Training College in Atlanta, Florida. Prior to becoming a Salvation Army Officer, she managed an insurance agency. She then worked as the Christian Education Director at The Salvation Army in Fort Myers. She and her husband have three children. What she loves most about being a Salvation Army officer is participating in God’s plan for the redemption, restoration, and reconciliation in people’s lives.

Directors

Pam Berry

Pam Berry

Director of Social Services and Center of Hope

Pam has been an employee of The Salvation Army since 1993. Her career spans both the corrections and social service departments in Fort Myers and West Palm Beach, FL. Pam‘s tenure with The Salvation Army includes service as a resident technician, employment specialist, case manager, unit manager and now as Director of Social Services. While employed with The Salvation Army she earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She is also a veteran of the United States Air Force, having served four years on active duty. During her employment with The Salvation Army, she re-entered the military, serving part-time in the Florida Army National Guard, where she finished her 20 years of service. She is now helping other veterans, individuals, and families with a variety of programs and services for The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County.

Dr. James Easley

Dr. James Easley

Director of Northwest Community Center

Dr. Easley comes to us with 19 years of work experience with 15 years of management experience. By holding many degrees and certificates, he brings leadership, management, planning and a vision to The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center. James loves to spend time with his wife, children and grandchildren, at home, the park, the beach or the pool.

Bruce Garabrant

Bruce Garabrant

PBC Family Stores Manager

Bruce Garabrant was born and raised in Levittown, NY and has lived in Jupiter, FL for 15 years. He has three children with his wife Heather: a son and daughter in college and a nine-year-old son. He has worked in retail since age 20, starting at Custom Shop Shirtmakers. He is now “Doing the Most Good” with The Salvation Army and is excited to be a part of such a great organization. He feels blessed to work with an amazing team at the West Palm Beach and Lake Worth Family Stores.

Dr. Frank Marangos

Dr. Frank Marangos

Director of Development and Communications

Dr. Marangos comes to The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County with over 40 years of experience in management and development. During his career, he has served as consultant for many companies, providing education and fundraising advice. Frank’s favorite place to visit is Maui, and he enjoys fly fishing in his spare time.

Frankie Peynado

Frankie Peynado

WPB Christian Education Director

Frankie works out of the West Palm Beach Corps. We all know Frankie as our Bandmaster – he has served as bandmaster in The Salvation Army in Jamaica and here in the USA for some 40 years. He worked as a Music Educator for over 23 years with the School District of Palm Beach County and retired from H.L. Johnson Elementary school in Royal Palm Beach in 2018. Since retiring from the school district, he has served as the Music Director for The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County.

Frankie enjoys working with children, teaching, and playing music, and traveling to visit family and friends here in the USA, Jamaica and Canada.

Stacy Sinkeldam

Stacy Sinkeldam

Director of Volunteer Services

Stacy became our Director of Voluntary Service in 2009. She has a passion for people, service, and education. Her previous work included full time ministry and music education. Her vision is to recruit, train and develop independent volunteers to help carry out the mission of The Salvation Army in Palm Beach County.

Palm Beach County Advisory Board Members

  • William J. Mikus | Advisory Board Chair
  • Rob Bailey | Advisory Board Vice Chair
  • David Ackerman
  • Fred "Bud" Broda
  • Marie Hope Davis
  • Nan Gallagher
  • Daniel Hanley
  • Kristen MacDermott
  • Adam Myron
  • David O’Malley
  • Wilhelm "Bill" Schon
  • Commissioner Katherine Waldron
  • Beverly White-Yeager

Palm Beach County Emeritus Board Members

  • Marc Murray
  • Jacob Paulsen
  • Rudolph Silc
  • Andrew Smith
  • Ronald Warner

Palm Beach County Corps Council Chairs

  • Jack Darden | Boca Raton
  • Ken Treadwell | Lake Worth
  • Deborah Morgan | West Palm Beach
  • Debbye Raing | Northwest Community Center

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary Presidents

  • Maria Mamlouk
  • Margaret Vitale
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Make a Financial Donation

The Salvation Army of Palm Beach relies on the financial generosity of donors like you in order to meet the needs of those we serve.

  • To make a local donation, mail your check to: The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County, 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33409
  • To make a credit card donation, click here or call 561-686-3530 ext. 26270.

The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center

600 North Rosemary Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 | (561) 833-6767
Dr. James Easley, Center Director

NORTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER AMENITIES

This facility includes a full state-of-the-art gymnasium, a large community room, a stage and a full kitchen. There are two full-size activity rooms and a computer lab. The center also has a large fenced-in sports field for outdoor activities and a playground.

NORTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER VISION

Our vision is to have a primary focus on outreach to local youth with an array of programs and activities that will enhance all areas of their lives.

NORTHWEST COMMUNITY CENTER OBJECTIVES

One of the fundamental objectives of the Northwest Community Center is to create opportunities for local children to be exposed to positive influences through mentoring, character building workshops, tutoring and recreational activities. 

MEMBERSHIP

Membership into The Salvation Army Northwest Community Center is available to families for an annual membership of $30.00. Applications are available at the facility and cover those that reside within your household. Membership allows you access into the facility. Minimal fees apply for some programs.

For Additional Information Contact The Center at 561-833-6767.

Social Services in Palm Beach County

The Salvation Army Social Service office provides assistance and support to people in need through various services and programs. As a distinctly Christian social service, we offer care to the total person, spirit, mind and body.

We offer assistance with dry goods from our food pantry, clothing from community donations, emergency furniture assistance for victims of natural disasters and utility/rental assistance.

A needs assessment interview is required during your initial visit. Case management during subsequent visits ensures forward progress in achieving and maintaining goals that lead to self-sufficiency.

We may refer you to other organizations if we cannot directly assist you with your needs.

Pathway of Hope

The Salvation Army’s Pathway of Hope initiative provides individualized services to families with children who desire to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that repeats generation after generation. It seeks to address the root causes of poverty in addition to The Army’s history of compassionate serving.

By helping families overcome challenges like unemployment, unstable housing, and lack of education, we can lead families down a path toward increased stability and, ultimately, self-sufficiency.

You’re eligible if:

  • You have at least one child under the age of 18.     
  • You’re ready to take action to improve your life!

Make an appointment with a caseworker in your area:

  • Belle Glade: 561-686-3530, x26269
  • Boca Raton: 561-391-1344, x26302
  • Lake Worth: 561-968-8189, x26322
  • West Palm Beach: 561-686-3530, x26269
Become a Volunteer with the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County offers many volunteer and community service opportunities

Whether it's ringing the Red Kettle bells, Adopting an Angel from one of our Angel Trees, helping with Disaster Relief, serving on our Women's Auxiliary, or looking for ways to fulfill Community Service hours, there are numerous ways to change lives in our community through volunteering with The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County.

“There is no reward equal to that of Doing the Most Good to the most people in the most need.” — Evangeline Booth

  • Become a Disaster Services Volunteer

    We combat natural disasters with acts of God.

Become a Disaster Services Volunteer

When a disaster or emergency strikes, The Salvation Army is there to help. Volunteers play a crucial role in our disaster response efforts by offering basic needs and assistance to those who may have lost everything. 

Ways we help:

  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Immediate Emergency Response
  • Long-Term Disaster Recovery
  • Spiritual and Emotional Care

Register in Palm Beach County

Disaster Services Training Classes

The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County is grateful to bring special events throughout the year to our community. We invite you to join us!

We host a variety of events throughout the year, including volunteer training, back-to-school events, music camp concerts, food distribution events, mobile feedings, Thanksgiving dinners, Angel Tree, Christmas plays and many other family-friendly events. Check back often for updates and listings!

Monthly Food Distribution

Feeding the mind, body and spirit

WHEN?

Last Friday of every month, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. (unless it falls on a holiday – call for alternate date)

West Palm Beach Center for Worship & Service

2122 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL

WHERE?

ACTIVITY HALL – LOCATED BEHIND THE CHURCH BUILDING

Everyone is welcome to stop by during the designated times and choose from the food items we have available. First come, first served. Please bring your own shopping bags.

For more information, call us at 561-686-3530.

ALIMENTANDO LA MENTE EL CUERPO Y EL ALMA

Distribución de alimentos: Último viernes de cada mes 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
West Palm Beach Worship & Service Center  -  2122 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
(ACTIVITY HALL – LOCALIZADO DETRAS DE LA IGLESIA)

Todos estan invitados a pasar, durante las horas designadas, y elegir lo que quieran llevar
de los productos disponibles. Se le Sirve en orden de llegada.

* Porfavor traiga su propia bolsa para cargar los alimentos *

Para mas informacion porfavor llamar al The Salvation Army 561-686-3530

NOURRIR L’ESPRIT, LE CORPS ET L’ESPRIT

Distribution alimentaire: dernier vendredi de chaque mois 9h00 - 23h00
(à moins qu’il ne tombe sur un jour férié – appel à une autre date)

Centre de culte et de service de West Palm Beach  -  2122, boul. Palm Beach Lakes
SALLE D’ACTIVITÉS – situé derrière le bâtiment de l’église

Tout le monde est bienvenu pour s’arrêter, pendant les heures désignées, et choisir
parmi les produits alimentaires à disposition. premiers arrivés seront les premiers servis.

* S’il vous plaît apportez vos propres sacs à provisions *

Pour plus d’informations s’il vous plaît appelez l’armée du Salut 561-686-3530

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  • Family Store | West Palm Beach

    655 Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
    561-683-3513

  • Family Store | Lake Worth

    4001 Kirk Road, Lake Worth, FL 33460
    561-642-1927

Support Your Local Salvation Army Family Store

When you shop at our family stores or donate items you no longer need, you make a positive impact on the lives of countless people right here in Palm Beach County.

Shop. Donate. Make a Difference!

Locations
655 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
561-683-3513

4001 Kirk Road
Lake Worth, FL 33460
561-642-1927

Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday

Donate Goods
To schedule a free pick-up, please call 561-688-9153. Both stores are available for drop-off Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WHY SHOP AT A SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE?

From home goods to electronics to children's clothing and appliances, our family thrift stores offer deeply discounted, like-new items in a clean and organized shopping environment. The best part? You can score great deals and support The Salvation Army of Palm Beach County at the same time! All sales directly fund local programs and services.

WHY DONATE TO A SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORE?

Every item donated has the potential to make a life-changing difference! When you bring a bag with clothes, appliances and gently used items to your local family store, we process and sort these items, then add them to our shelves and clothing racks for purchase. Every dollar generated goes directly to funding our programs and services that support your local community.

By shopping at or donating to a Salvation Army Family Store, you bring hope to those in need in our community. Thank you for allowing us to be your hands of service!

Contact The Salvation Army | Florida Division

If your location isn't listed, please choose the location nearest you.

Serving Palm Beach County Since 1922

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Contact Overview for The Salvation Army in Palm Beach County:

Area Command: 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33409 | 561- 686-3530

West Palm Beach Center for Worship & Service: 2122 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33409 | 561-686-3530

Northwest Community Center: 600 North Rosemary Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33401 | 561-833-6767

Boca Raton Center for Worship & Service: 300 SW 2nd Ave., Boca Raton, FL 33432 | 561-391-1344

Lake Worth Center for Worship & Service: 4051 Kirk Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33460 | 561-968-8189

Center of Hope: 1577 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 | 561-682-1118

Residential Re-Entry Center: 1577 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 | 561-689-1212

West Palm Beach Family Store: 655 North Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 | 561-683-3513

Lake Worth Family Store: 4001 Kirk Rd., Lake Worth, FL 33460 | 561-642-1927

Free pick-up of household goods in Palm Beach County: 561-688-9153

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” —Luke 6:38

The Salvation Army Boca Raton

300 SW 2nd Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Phone

561-391-1344

The Salvation Army Lake Worth

4051 Kirk Road
Lake Worth, FL 33460

Phone

561-968-8189

The Salvation Army West Palm Beach

2122 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd
West Palm Beach, FL 33409

Phone

561-686-3530

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