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The Salvation Army in Wooster Ohio

The Salvation Army in Wooster is dedicated to serving the men, women, and children who are at-risk and in need of financial, social service, and spiritual support. We work everyday to elevate individuals up from despair to provide hope and assistance. In teaching life skills, we provide individuals with an opportunity to maximize their physical, emotional, and spiritual being to effect life change.

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For more information, please contact us using the information below.

Contact Us
We look forward to hearing from you!

Address:  437 S. Market St. Wooster, OH  44691  (click to view map)
(330) 264-4704  |  fax: (330) 264-7118

Officers: Captains Harry and Madelaine Dwier
email: ,

Assistant Officer: Lt. Ashley Ferrell email:


Hours of Operation:
Office & Social Service: Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm 

Join Us for Worship
Sunday School:
10:00am  |  Sunday Morning Worship:  11:00am | Thursday Evening Bible Study: 6:30pm

The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church that provides opportunity for spiritual growth and development. Our services are designed for the entire family and there is always a friendly welcome.

Bible studies are offered with a concentration on real-life issues that confront so many of us today. The Salvation Army offers opportunities to provide worship and Christian service. All are welcome.

Ways to Donate to Wooster Salvation Army

Helping Us to Help Others

DonateNowButton2The Salvation Army is a non-profit organization wholly funded by private and public donations.  Your gift, of any amount, is needed to support our important community programs.  Please take this opportunity to make a donation now to help those in Wooster who are in need.  Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.  Thank you!

Mailing in a Check?
 Please make checks to (memo: Wooster Salvation Army):

The Salvation Army
437 S. Market St.
Wooster, Ohio  44691
or The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters
ATTN: Development Department
2507 E. 22nd Street
Cleveland, Ohio  44115


Programs & Services

Meeting basic needs of all who come seeking help

With 'heart to God and hand to man', The Salvation Army strives to meet the basic needs of all who come seeking help. Taking immediate care of the basic human needs of food, shelter, clothing and safety is an important first step in the development of a more positive and permanent life change in the people we help.

It is essential to note that at no time the participation in spiritual activities be required as a condition for receiving needed services. All service given in the name of Jesus for meeting human needs and caring for hurting persons is in and of itself valued and is a spiritual ministry.

For more information about the following programs and services, please call  (330) 264-4704.

Current List if Programs and Services

Corps Cadet
Youth Bible Study
Adult Bible Study
Vacation Bible School
Teen Group
Adventure Corps Rangers
Learning Experience
Day Camp

Community Center w. Rec & Edu Activities
Community Care Ministry
Womens Group
Mens Group
Older Adult Groups
Feeding Program
Shelter/Transitional Housing
Christmas Assistance


Advisory Board 
You Can Help Make a Difference

The Advisory Board stands in service to the mission of The Salvation Army and is an essential component to its success.  The purpose of the Advisory Board is to be a liaison between The Salvation Army and the community at large. 

The board represents The Salvation Army to the community through advocacy, access, and fundraising.  The Board also ratifies all major initiatives and monitors operations in light of community realities, property matters, budgets, and related items.

The Board stays informed through its regular meetings, and through its committees and Advisory Councils. Executive and AdHoc committees meet intermittently to take up specific issues, and make recommendations.

The development committee of the Board is directly responsible for fundraising alongside our Development staff.  Our Board members help identify new prospective funders, they cultivate relationships, serve as natural partners, make introductions for Development staff to meet with new prospective donors, and they solicit gifts for our annual campaign, benefit events and any special initiatives and/or seasonal programs.  They help leverage significant dollars each year.

Interested in learning more about the Advisory Board?  Please call (330) 264-4704 or email

Wooster Advisory Board Roster

Dee Carter
Kent Baker
Russell Bruch
John Crum
Glen Davis
Captain Harry Dwier
Captain Madelaine Dwier
Bill Fagert
Richard Fishburn

Dr. Richard Guttman Jr.
Prasanna Gurumurthy
Dr. Dennis Helmuth
Robert Johns
Dick Kinder
Holly Lantis
Michael Mann
John Moritz
Dick O'Planick

Jim Parcell
Lisa Reichert
Don Reynolds
Kirk Roberts
Leslie Shelton
Martha Starr
Blake Stone
Howard Strauch
Mary Alice Streeter
Russell Welty









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