The Monterey Peninsula Corps has begun 2016 with a new resolution. The staff will nominate a fellow staff to receive a “Travelling Spirit Award” each month. For January, her fellow staffers have nominated Director of Housing, Jenifer Miller. This January nomination recognizes Jenifer as “a living example of the Salvation Army Mission Statement.” … [Read More...]
I-Help is a consortium of Churches on the Monterey Peninsula. Through their Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program, they haven’t missed a night offering services for the homeless in 21 years. Each evening, I-HELP transports single homeless men from central pick-up points to a hosting faith community where they spend the
night. I-HELP’s … [Read More...]
Jacqueline Lynch owns two 7-11 stores - one in Monterey and one in Del Rey Oaks. She participates in the Red Kettle campaign slightly different than most. “We call it ‘The Perpetual Kettle” says Captain Paul Swain, Corps Officer at The Salvation Army Monterey Peninsula. “She collects change year round.”
Here's the way it works.
Each of the … [Read More...]
Nearly a hundred homeless and hungry shared in one of the community’s first celebrational Thanksgiving meals at the 'Sabu Shake Sr.' Good Samaritan Center in Sand City today.
With this event, The Salvation Army kicks off its busiest season with bell ringers and gifts of turkeys, toys and clothing. Last year the Army distributed 3,300 food boxes, … [Read More...]
Looking for a way to help the less fortunate this holiday season?
Help us as we partner with the Shake family (Owners of Old Fisherman's Grotto and The Fish Hopper restaurants) to reach our goal of handing out 1,000 turkeys to families in need by donating one today! … [Read More...]