Della (not her real name) was released from prison 6 months ago. One of the conditions of her parole was that she must enroll in the residence program at The Salvation Army’s R.J. Montgomery Center (RJMC) in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Again. You see, this is Della’s third chance at a life of sobriety and freedom at The Salvation Army’s RJMC.
The Salvation Army in Ogden is honoring the final wish of a former employee, Douglas Holladay. He wants to ring the bell and collect donations for the Red Kettle on behalf of The Salvation Army. “The Salvation Army was there for me when everyone else turned their back. They loved me until I learned to love myself.”
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.
Teespring designs and markets cool t-shirts! Their products are crowd-funded so only the shirts people have made a commitment to buy will be put into production. They’ve got a new shirt to raise money for The Salvation Army’s relief and recovery efforts for survivors of the Black Forest fires in Colorado.