150 Faces & Facts: Volume 18

The Salvation Army meets people at their need. Refugees in Europe. A homeless mother and daughter. A family in need of medical care.

FACT: The Salvation Army across Europe is supporting refugees with accommodation, food, water, clothing, shoes and hygiene supplies. FIND OUT MORE.

FACES: Homeless, with a one-year old daughter, Bethelmy was seeking hope when she came to The Salvation Army in Cambridge.

A Home for Angel from The Salvation Army, MA on Vimeo.
150FF_KathieLeeFACT: Today show host Kathie Lee Gifford donated all proceeds from her book Good Gifts to underprivileged families last holiday season through The Salvation Army’s Red Box Campaign in New York.

Through this innovative campaign, families in need receive a “red box” filled with all of items they need to make Christmas merry:  non-perishable foods, Christmas CDs, DVDs, hats and gloves.

150FF_CabanFACES: “I don’t know what I would have done if it weren’t for The Salvation Army.”What brought the Caban family to the New Bedford corps? http://bit.ly/1K5LWbQ
150FF_EllenOurPlaceFACE: What a cute little face! Ellen benefits from Our Place Day Care Center for Homeless Children.

We remember those whose lives were lost in the tragic events of September 11, 2001, including our vibrant Greater Boston Advisory Board Member Paige Farley-Hackel.

FACT: Do you know where William Booth’s first sermon in connection with The Salvation Army took place? The Blind Beggar pub in London. This sermon led to the creation of The Salvation Army.

FACT: The Salvation Army has 40 centers of operation in Massachusetts.

Find out where we are located nearest to your hometown.150FF_40CentersBlindBeggar

150FF_WarCryFACT: The War Cry is the official news publication of The Salvation Army – its first edition was printed on December 27, 1879 in London, England. #ThrowbackThursday

150FF_Sept11FACT: We remember the lives lost in the tragic events of September 11, 2001, including Paige Farley-Hackel, who was a vibrant member of The Salvation Army Greater Boston Advisory Board. The Paige Farley-Hackel playground was established in her memory and in memory of all of the victims of 9/11 from the Boston area.

FACT: The Salvation Army began dispensing food and drinks near Ground Zero in New York less than an hour after the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. More than 4.5 million people were helped with meals, pastoral counseling and social services, from 40,000 volunteers, staff and officers, in the Salvation Army’s nine months of service there.

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