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See firsthand who we are and what we do – through stories, testimonials, photos and videos. It’s more than news – it’s the Army in Action. We welcome both the media and the general public to our news section. Here you will find current news and information on upcoming events. Members of the media can also find news releases and information for stories.

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Randall Thomas | 215-787-2833


The Salvation Army Turns 150

This year marks The Salvation Army's 150th Anniversary, the second largest charity in the United Sates. Originating in 1865 in London, England, the organization championed and provided to the most needy, continuing today to adapt to the needs of the communities in order to "Do The Most Good".


New Year. New You.

For those looking to not only get in better physical shape in 2015, but also strengthen their mind, body and spirit, look no further than The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center in North Philadelphia. The Salvation Army Kroc CenteŠ≤ís staff is dedicated to providing a quality experience in a welcoming place where people of all ages and backgrounds can thrive. The center provides a safe, healthy environment for after school activities and a relaxed, non-judgmental culture for exercise at the fitness center and welcomes members of all ages, ethnic backgrounds, income levels and religions.


Haiti: A Look Five Years Later

On January 12, 2010, a devastating 7.0 earthquake rocked the country of Haiti, causing massive damage, taking an estimated 300,000 lives, and leaving more than one million people homeless in one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. In the midst of the chaos, The Salvation Army was there serving those in need immediately after the earthquake hit.


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