The Salvation Army Responds to Typhoon Yolanda

Update 11/14:  The Salvation Army in The Philippines is ready to assist the many thousands of people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.  Seven tons of food—rice and canned goods—have already been prepared for distribution in 18-kilogram packages.  The region’s geography is complicating any response, with the worst-hit area being made up …Read More

Target and Salvation Army Back To School Shopping Spree 2013

We had a great time on August 15th when we took 21 children from our local community to Target for the Back To School Shopping Spree.  In July The Salvation Army held a community picnic and at the event parents/guardians had the opportunity to sign their children up for a …Read More

Salvation Army WMNI Lifetime Service Award 2013

Meet Gerry Burbank the 2013 Western Michigan Northern Indiana Lifetime Service award winner for The ‪#‎SalvationArmy‬.  Gerry has given over four decades of ‪voluntary service to the ‪Battle Creek community.  She’s an inspiration, prayer warrior and example of how a leader should conduct themselves.  Thank you Gerry for being a positive …Read More

Salvation Army WMNI Volunteer of the Year Award Winner 2013

Meet Jack Gothard the Corps Sergeant Major of the BattleCreek ‪#‎SalvationArmy‬.   Jack is the 2013 Western Michigan Northern Indiana or WMNI Volunteer of the Year.  If you’ve met Jack you know what an awesome person he is and amazing prayer warrior.  Since the late 1970′s Jack has been a volunteer …Read More

Like to Shop? Volunteers needed to help kids shop for back to school

21 Battle Creek Students Awarded Back-to-School Shopping Spree from Target and The Salvation Army  12,000 Kids Nationwide Receive an $81 Target GiftCard to Purchase Needed School Supplies  WHAT:    On Thursday, August 15, twenty-one local students in need will have the opportunity to visit a Battle Creek Target store and purchase backpacks, …Read More

Recent Stats

  • 52,173 - Meals served in 2012
  • 7,534 - Grocery orders provided through food bank or food pantry
  • 771 - Persons received housing assistance.
  • 312 - Persons received utility assistance.
  • 513 - Personal comfort kits given.
  • 6,535- Persons served for the first time in 2012
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