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#InvestInFutures – Help your kids be friend-makers for Back-to-School
July 30, 2014 – | No Comment

Back to School can be a stressful time of year for everyone, but especially for the kids who struggle to navigate the social world around them. And, all while breaking in a new backpack, notebooks and calculator! Some of the best advice parents can give their children is about how to get along well with others. Here are three great ways to help your kids make friends this school year.

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Salvation Army serving at the fire lines in San Diego
May 16, 2014 – | Comments Off
Salvation Army serving at the fire lines in San Diego

The statewide drought in California is making for an early and severe fire season. For the last two days our Emergency Disaster Services staff in San Diego has been serving the first responders on the fire lines.

T.O.P. Chefs compete for disaster food-prep glory in San Francisco!
May 12, 2014 – | Comments Off
T.O.P. Chefs compete for disaster food-prep glory in San Francisco!

The Salvation Army in California’s Bay Area, the San Francisco Police and Fire Departments, Slow Food USA, Oakland Fire Department, San Francisco Emergency Management department and Pacific Gas & Electric Company are getting together right now for the first-ever T.O.P Chef competition.

Salvation Army supports search & rescue operation on Front Range in CO
April 8, 2014 – | Comments Off
Salvation Army supports search & rescue operation on Front Range in CO

This morning, The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster response personnel are supporting a large scale search and rescue operation for a missing father and son on Mt. Evans, located in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

Salvation Army aids survivors of Snohomish County, WA mudslides
March 25, 2014 – | 2 Comments
Salvation Army aids survivors of Snohomish County, WA mudslides

This week, Salvation Army teams were deployed to provide immediate relief to those impacted by the mudslides in Snohomish County, WA. The Salvation Army sent a mobile canteen (feeding unit) to provide meals and water to the first responders at the disaster. In the future, The Salvation Army will assist in the restoration efforts.

Truck donated by FedEx helps Salvation Army comfort responders to San Francisco blaze
March 14, 2014 – | Comments Off
Truck donated by FedEx helps Salvation Army comfort responders to San Francisco blaze

Earlier this week there was a massive structure fire in the Mission Bay District of San Francisco. Two teams of Salvation Army Emergency Disaster pros and volunteers were deployed immediately in mobile kitchens – about the size of a standard parcel delivery truck – to serve food, beverages and moral support to the 400 firefighters on hand and those evacuated from their apartments.

Salvation Army and Red Cross help bring CO flood survivors home
February 24, 2014 – | Comments Off
Salvation Army and Red Cross help bring CO flood survivors home

It’s been five months since the rains first pounded Colorado, and the world stopped for residents who watched their possessions wash away. In the small mountain community of Jamestown, infrastructure damage has kept residents out.

Philippine Salvation Army family awaits news of 20 missing relatives
November 13, 2013 – | Comments Off
Philippine Salvation Army family awaits news of 20 missing relatives

Captain Charity Doblon along with her brother Cadet Rene Doblon made a list of all the members of their family who have been missing since Typhoon Haiyan devastated parts of the Philippines late last week. This list has 20 names on it, including Captain Charity and Cadet Rene’s mom.

Lyons, CO flood survivors turned their loss into art
November 4, 2013 – | One Comment
Lyons, CO flood survivors turned their loss into art

Many communities felt the love from The Salvation Army and expressed their gratitude. But artists in Lyons, CO turned their loss into art by creating a “found objects” exhibit from items scattered by the September floods. The exhibit contains pieces are made up of touching personal momentos that were pulled from the mud.