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Day Camp Students Present End Of Summer Gallery And Dance Recital

15 August 2014

The Salvation Army Philadelphia Citadel Corps Community Center hosted an end of summer gallery opening and dance recital, highlighting the accomplishments of children from its summer day camp program. Themed Let's Go Philly, the works and performances from the children focused on characteristics of Philadelphia, including brotherly love and liberty.

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Salvation Army to Host National Veteran's Wheelchair Games Swimming Events

15 August 2014

More Than 90 Athletes Expected to Compete at The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center Saturday, Aug. 16

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Providing Supportive Housing to Formerly Homeless Men and Women

11 August 2014

The Salvation Army operates supportive housing programs throughout the Delaware Valley that provide permanent housing to formerly homeless men and women. The Salvation Army Reed House, offers 66 single resident rooms to those who fall victim to chronic homelessness, which entails multiple shelter stays within a short period of time, as well as those living with disabilities.

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Supporting Victims of Sexual Exploitation

4 August 2014

The Salvation Army New Day Drop in Center is the centerpiece of our effort to address human trafficking in Philadelphia. A vision of The Salvation Army since 2011, the center seeks to be salt and light in the community displaying the love of Christ for his people and for those who are marginalized in society.

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Sixers Summer Hoops Tour Makes a Stop at The Salvation Army Kroc Center

25 July 2014

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Philadelphia recently hosted the Philadelphia 76ers Summer Hoops Tour as a stop along their tour across the tri-state area.

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Program Fair to Showcase Salvation Army Programs

23 July 2014

Need comes in many forms. In order to meet that need, The Salvation Army offers numerous programs to help our less fortunate neighbors deal with any number of hardships. Many of them will be highlighted at The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia's Christmas in July Program Fair on July 31. Members of the Philadelphia community are encouraged to attend this free public event to learn more about Salvation Army programming, how to support and how to get involved.

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Taking Them Out to the Ballgame

18 July 2014

Next week, 500 children from neighborhoods across Philadelphia will experience what some have only known from a television screen: attending a major league baseball game. On July 24, children from The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia's various corps community centers throughout the city will board buses destined for Citizens Bank Park, where they'll be greeted by dozens of Salvation Army volunteers with posters, foam fingers and other prizes for their special "Day with the Phillies" game day. The group will be donned in Salvation Army t-shirts.

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Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Reponds to Deadly Philadelphia Fire

7 July 2014

Beginning late in the night on Friday, July 4, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) responded to three individual emergency requests leading into Saturday morning, including a fatal three-alarm fire in southwest Philadelphia.

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Young Women Learn to Be their Best with Help from The Salvation Army

16 June 2014

The Salvation Army West Philadelphia Corps Community CenteᲒs Be Your Best Program, which encourages Philadelphiᡒs most impressionable young ones to aim higher for their future. "This program shows the girls that they are loved and appreciated, and we know how important that is to a child's development and sense of self-worth."

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Salvation Army Day Care Program Receives Special Certification

11 June 2014

The Salvation Army Philadelphia Citadel Corps Community Center Day Care has reason to be proud: it's just been recognized with the Pennsylvania Keystone STARS "STAR 2" certification, reserved for child care organizations that have demonstrated efforts towards continuing education for staff members, providing a higher standard of educational opportunities for children, and meeting city criteria for educational topics.

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