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The Salvation Army Chambersburg

Corp Office: 159 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: 717.264.6169 | Corps Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

DID YOU KNOW?

The Salvation Army is a church! If you are looking for a church home we would love to have you join us. We currently have Sunday School classes at 9:00 am for Preschool, Elementary Age, Grades 7 - 12 and Adults.

This is followed by Worship at 10:15 am. We end our morning with a community meal in our Soup Kitchen. We also have various ministry and outreach opportunities throughout the week that will be listed shortly.

The Salvation Army can not do it alone.

The Salvation Army in Chambersburg provides assistance to people throughout our area all year long. As Thanksgiving approaches and with the Christmas Season just around the corner. You will notice the familiar RED KETTLE, we ask that you take a moment and donate. From now through the Christmas, those kettles represent the majority of the financial support we receive, which enables us to provide all the services that have come to be expected of The Chambersburg Salvation Army.

I am saddened to report we have seen an average increase of almost 25% request for service over the same period a year ago and just as saddened to see and about the same increase in our soup kitchen that provides a full meal five days a week, which last year reached 41000 meals.

In an effort to try and make donating easier this year we are using two new processes to make giving simpler. You can either scan the QR code on each of the stands that will direct you to our online Red Kettle or you can text SACHG to 80888 and donate $10 in two easy steps. Both of these methods will provide the income needed to The Chambersburg Salvation Army, Please remember you gift given here will stay here!


The Army behind The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Chambersburg has an Army behind itself. They are a special group of enlisted people. They are the "Volunteers" that do so much of the work that The Salvation Army has become known for on a daily and weekly basis.

They work in serving others through the Thrift Store, Soup Kitchen and other areas. They are giving of their time, talents to serve. On June 6th this group of people became the focus of service however for this night, this group of volunteers were not serving, they were the ones on the receiving end of the service.

The Salvation Army can not perform its every day task without this group of people. For more information on the opportunities of volunteering.

Please call the office at 264-6169

 


Corp Thrift Store

The Salvation Army Chambersburg Corp Thrift Store
169 Lincoln Way West
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717.264.9568

Thrift Store Hours:
Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00pm


Fall 2013 Afterschool Outreach Programs

These programs are offered to children in grades 1 - 12.

Programs

These faith based, character building programs take place on Tuesday evenings during the school year as noted below

5:00 pm Hot Healthy meal together

5:30 pm Sunbeams - girls grades 1 - 5

Girl Guards - girls grades 6 - 12

Boys Explorers - boys grades 1 - 4

Boys Rangers - boys grades 5 - 8

6:30 pm Mission Lit - a reading comprehension program partnered with American Bible Society for children grades 1 - 4 or those in need of reading improvement.


What's New?

What's New

Target Back to School Shopping Spree. Bright and early Monday morning, August 5th, 30 school age youth and 30 adult volunteers gathered at the Chambersburg Target to shop for school clothes and supplies.

The Chambersburg Salvation Army received 30 shopping cards from Target for youth in need of school supplies. It was a beautiful day full of gratitude and excitement. We extend our thanks to Target staff and the volunteers who made each shopping excursion special for each child.


Welcome to the New Caseworker

David Sharer

We welcome Mr. David Sharer as our new caseworker at The Salvation Army in August. David comes to us with a degree in Psychology and years of experience working with individuals in need. Dave is a blessed addition to our staff and has a vision of transforming lives by getting to the root of the problem.