The Salvation Army Stories



“I got out of prison five years ago, and immediately went back to my drug addiction. Eventually, my family completely shut me out because of my addiction, and they haven’t communicated with me since. I suddenly found myself homeless and alone. The Salvation Army has given me love when I couldn’t get it anywhere else,…

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  “On a winter night three years ago, I was living in a condemned apartment with no heat. My brother told me about the Salvation Army and the food, relief from weather, and counseling they offered. They (The Salvation Army) never turned on me, and that saved me. I have given myself up to The…

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General Andre Cox’s Christmas Message 2015

It is with hearts filled with thanksgiving and praise to God that we should enter this Christmas season. I hope we will all take time to reflect and contemplate the everlasting love and eternal plan of salvation that God has prepared since the beginning of time for all mankind. We certainly have had ample opportunity…

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The Salvation Army Set to Illuminate Downtown Kansas City with City Lights Holiday Ceremony

Annual lighting display coincides with Toy Drive, Giving Tuesday KANSAS CITY, Mo. (November 27, 2015) – The Salvation Army of Kansas and Western Missouri will kick off its 2015 Christmas Campaign with the 10th annual City Lights holiday lighting event in downtown Kansas City, Mo. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The Christmas lighting program co-sponsored by…

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A New Salvation Army Thrift Store Is Coming to St. Joseph

St. Joseph, MO (March 10, 2015) – Calling all bargain shoppers! The Salvation Army is pleased to announce the opening of its new thrift store in St. Joseph, featuring a large array of high quality, low-priced clothing and other items. The store, located at 519 S. 5th Street, will open to the public on Wednesday,…

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