History of Monterey Corps

LOGO-SalvArmy-111 years The Monterey Peninsula Corps has served Monterey County for more than one hundred years. All of our support comes from the community and is invested in helping people in need in the community we serve. The Corps serves the communities of Pacific Grove, Monterey, Seaside, Marina and Carmel. Local schools, like Seaside Elementary […]

Red Kettle History

  In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because so many poor individuals in San Francisco were going hungry. During the holiday season, he resolved to provide a free Christmas dinner for the destitute and poverty-stricken. He only had one major hurdle to overcome — funding the project. Where would the money come […]

Accepting Applications for Transitional Housing Programs

We are currently accepting applications for the Two-Year Housing and our 90-Day Housing Program. Two Year Programs: The Salvation Army provides temporary housing for families needing help to transition from homelessness into independent living. The program provides basic needs and services to families that are caught in the cycle of homelessness and are willing to commit […]

Supporting Survivors and First Responders in Boston and Texas

The Salvation Army is providing support to survivors and first responders in Boston, Massachusetts, after two explosions occurred near the Boston Marathon. Read More. The Salvation Army is also supportingWest, Texas, after an explosion at a fertilizer plant left at least 15 people dead and 160 injured. Click here to support efforts. Our thoughts and prayers are with the […]