Tag: western division

Empowering the vulnerable

The Salvation Army’s Fight to End Trafficking (SAFE-T) program was recently invited to present on labor trafficking at the Consulate ...

A ministry of presence

by Michelle DeRusha “Our people are hurting right now,” said Dayla Picotte, a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe (also ...

Salt of the earth

One couldn’t ask for a better metaphor than “salt of the earth” to describe both the people and geology of ...

Western Division camps go on in wake of historic flooding

by Michelle deRusha Western divisional leaders Majors Greg and Lee Ann (Poppy) Thompson drove out to Camp Gene Eppley in ...

Making new memories in Marshalltown

One year since an EF3 tornado touched down in Marshalltown, Iowa, ripping off the top of the historic court house ...

“The Salvation Army has been with us from the beginning”

Salvation Army provides flood relief for hard-hit Hornick, Iowa by Michelle DeRusha When Paula Thoele saw images of the flooding ...

Omaha Kroc Center engages community year-round

by Jill Harman Community engagement is a familiar concept to The Salvation Army, and the Omaha, Neb., Ray and Joan ...

“We’ll be here for as long as it takes”

Western Division transitions to long-term flood recovery operations by Michelle DeRusha “We had no time to grab our belongings, no ...

Becoming a beacon in Huron

Young, passionate and energetic, Lieutenants Matthew and Kaylie Darrow were appointed to Huron, S.D., as corps officers in 2018, their ...

A new way to work in Omaha

by Michelle DeRusha He stands on the street corner in a worn jacket, hood cinched tight, in one hand a ...