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Who We Are

Who We Are


Dedicated to Serving Others in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Salvation Army is a religious and social service organization, a branch of the Christian church dedicated to the never-ending battle against the twin enemies of sin and despair. It is a holistic ministry to body, mind and soul. The Salvation Army seeks to improve the physical environment, provide for material needs and lead people to a personal relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Salvation Army is global, and The Salvation Army is local. As a faith-based organization The Salvation Army's message is based on the Bible and our mission is to meet human needs without discrimination. As a local organization The Salvation Army works every day in Greater Cleveland to provide tangible assistance through programs with a dedicated staff and committed volunteers. Our programs are not generic in that one size fits all but is flexible to provide the right assistance needed at the right time to the right people. The Salvation Army provides for the basic needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. Beyond those basic needs The Salvation Army invests its time in the human spirit by offering counseling, education programs, recovery/support programs, and spiritual support for those willing to accept it.

The Salvation Army in Cleveland is unique in that it is located in multiple areas surrounding Greater Cleveland and thereby accessible to those in need.


Here's just a few of the things we're doing around the world and in Greater Cleveland:


  • Providing shelter to parents and their children.
  • Responding to disasters by supplying food, shelter and medical care.
  • Supplying food pantries and providing weekly meals to the needy.
  • Taking children and seniors shopping for new winter coats.
  • Hosting after-school programs like music lessons and tutoring.