You Make a Difference Everyday

When you support The Salvation Army, you make a difference in the lives of people every single day. We want to share these stories with you. We want to share our ideas about how to make the world a better place. We want to share how God is making a difference. Stay up-to-date with us by reading the posts below.

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Naomi Makes a Difference

Most high school students aren't thinking about how they can make an impact on the world. There are a lot of other things that compete for their attention. For high school senior Naomi, however, having…

Melani's Story

For most of her career, Melani appeared to be the consummate professional. She was well educated, well respected, and had completed nearly 25 years of state employment. Despite the appearance of stability,…

Micah's Story

As a child, Micah’s mother worked tirelessly to provide for her four sons and to raise them right. Micah knew this and loved his mother immensely. When he began to experience abuse by a member of the family,…

Janet's Story

Though Janet volunteered with The Salvation Army for years, the tables were turned when she faced the challenges of unexpected and overwhelming medical bills. She wondered if The Salvation Army could be…

Oscar's Story

The notion of childhood has changed greatly over the past number of years. In the past, children would spend hours outside after school, exploring, learning, and building friendships. Today, it seems that…

Mike's Story

Growing up, Mike describes his childhood as “rather sheltered.” He spent a lot of time at church, playing games with friends after school and reading at home. His passion for books led Mike to aspire to…

Jenny's Story

Jenny is ambitious for a 21 year-old. She had mapped out her life by the time she was 19 and moved to the community from her small town in Virginia to enroll in college. Her dream was to work for a nonprofit,…

Keyvon's Story

Keyvon is a fun-loving eleven year old jokester who loves to make people smile. Unlike most children his age, he likes to keep everything neat and tidy. He even maintains a to-do list for all of the things…

Naomi: The Impact of Camp Walter Johnson

The summer of 2008 was the first in twelve years that I would not be spending at a camp. As a high school student, I began working at camps in British Columbia until I finally found my way south to Camp…

History of William Booth

William Booth embarked upon his ministerial career in 1852, desiring to win the lost multitudes of England to Christ. He walked the streets of London to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ to the poor, the…

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