Salvation Army of Southern California

Accessibility Navigation

Top Navigation:

Newark / About Us

About Us

The Salvation Army began its mission in Licking County in 1884, just four years after the organization started in the United States. Our mission - to alleviate hunger, homelessness, and poverty - remains the same for the modern services we deliver. We’re Doing the Most Good for those in need in our community.

In 2010 we provided:
•    7,5 82 nights of lodging for homeless individuals
•    83,047 meals including 44,472 for children through our Summer Food Program
•    20,346  items of clothing
•    holiday assistance for 1,242 families totaling 3,087 children through our   Christmas Cheer program
•    rental and utility assistance for 406 households

Our mission
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Executive Leadership

Corps Officers
Majors Ronald & Diana DeMichael


Advisory Board
Don Alspach
John Bakos
Doug Blacksten
Tim Bubb
John Cable
Barbara Cantlin
Dan DeLawder
Rob Drake
Mike Gardner
Herbert Gregg
Kevin Hansell
Kaye Hartman
James Hill
Dan Hunt
Donna Masters
Bob McAleer
Jerry McClain
Robert Montagnese
Cynthia Rarick
Jeanette Romine
Mark Wiseman
Lee Zazworsky


Partners
United Way of Licking County
Pathways
Licking County Coalition for Housing

Have a question or need help? Contact us.