Tag: western division

Mission Mentoring

by Michelle DeRusha Connecting with corps officers across the Western Division’s vast geographical distance can be a challenge, which is ...

Hamming it up at the Kroc Center

by Kathy Powers When The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Center in Omaha, Neb., partnered with the Salvation Army ...

Wichita Advisory Board—one of the best!

“The Wichita City Command Advisory Board is phenomenal. It’s one of the best I’ve ever worked with,” said Major Jim ...

Enrollment in Omaha North afterschool program triples

“It’s easy to see transformation taking place, even day to day.” by Michelle DeRusha Slip into Cherrilyn Loftin’s office at ...

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 ...