The Salvation Army in Nepal distributes food to mountain communities

The Salvation Army emergency response team in Nepal carried out its first large-scale distribution, taking essential food items to members of remote mountain communities. Helped by local volunteers, team members in Kathmandu loaded a truck with rice, dhal, oil and salt and drove it to Sindupalchok District. The district is not far from Kathmandu but […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Devastating Earthquake in Nepal

Alexandria, VA (April 26, 2015) –The Salvation Army is mobilizing emergency response personnel and supplies after a devastating 7.8-magnitude Earthquake in Nepal that flattened homes and buildings, causing widespread damage across the region and killing more than 2,000 people. “We are initiating a response to meet basic, urgent needs with shelter, food, water, and other […]

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 […]