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Your faith in our efforts and your commitment to your community make it possible for us to achieve our mission. Your gifts of prayer and financial support are an investment—an investment that will be repaid many times over by the thousands of lives changed each day. With our guaranteed safe and secure online donation, it’s easier than ever to contribute.

Charge your donation to your Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express card by:

Our planned giving staff is available to assist you with a wire transfer of stock or to visit with you to discuss the most appropriate estate plan or provide you with information about charitable gift annuities.  For more information, call Sharon Somers at 1-800-262-2523.

Help Army programs in your area at any time by sending your check or money order, made payable to The Salvation Army, to The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters, 701 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123.

Join the Army's LifeChangers pledge program by having your gift transferred each month from your checking account directly to The Salvation Army, using electronic fund transfer. For details, call 215-787-2847.

If your company matches employee donations, pick up a copy of its matching gifts form and send it with your contribution.  For details, call Arminta Watkins at 215-787-2971.

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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