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150 DC Kids to attend Ballers Camp

The first DC Youth Ballers Camp is happening Thursday and Friday of this week, June 20 and 21, at Catholic University’s Cardinal Stadium, which is located at  600 Taylor Street NE in DC. The Salvation Army and its community partners registered 150 DC kids for the two-day camp. Every child will receive top-of-the-line athletic instruction […]

New Leaders begin National Capital Area Appointment

The Salvation Army is welcoming a pair of new leaders to the Greater Washington area this week. Majors Mark A. and Rhea Dawn Woodcock begin their new appointment on June 17, 2019, as the Area Commanders of The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command. The Woodcocks replace Majors James “Chip” and Leisa Hall, who spent […]

First Salvation Army DC Youth Ballers Football Camp

Approximately 150 D.C. kids will get top-of-the-line athletic instruction from some of the Capital Area’s football greats! Retired Redskins players Santana Moss and Brian Mitchell and The Catholic University of America Cardinals football team are collaborating to host The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command’s first “D.C. Youth Ballers Camp.” The camp aims to provide […]

NCAC names new Program Services Director

The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command is pleased to announce the return of Aleata G. Dawkins, MA, LPC/LCPC, NCC to the Area Command as the new Director of Program Services. Ms. Dawkins will oversee all of the program services offered including Harbor Light Center, the Turning Point Center or Women and Children, and the […]

NCAC names Management Services Director

The Salvation Army is pleased to welcome Bradley Freedman as the Director of Management Services for the National Capital Area Command. Brad comes to The Salvation Army with more than 20 years of investment management experience at globally respected financial organizations. He will oversee the National Capital Area Command’s Finance, Property, Information Technology, and Human […]

Always prepared to serve

Submitted by Karen Yoho, National Capital & Virginia Division April 15, 2019 The motto “Be Prepared” took on a new meaning for Salvation Army Lieutenant Alphonso Hughes this past weekend. Most days you will find Lt. Hughes in northern Virginia, where he serves as an assistant at The Salvation Army Alexandria Corps, but last week a […]

More than $100k raised at second Diamond Gala

The Salvation Army hosted their 2nd Annual Diamond Gala on March 9 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington. More than 200 people attended the signature fundraising event. Thanks to donations, over $100,000 was raised in much-needed funds to help those in need through a variety of programs. A video produced by Washington dentist Dr. Edward K. […]

YEAR-END DONATIONS NEEDED TO CLOSE THE GAP

  The National Capital Area Commander urges the community to make one last tax-deductible contribution before midnight on December 31 to help feed and shelter people in need. Washington, DC (December 31, 2018) – Donations from the recently concluded 2018 Red Kettle Campaign, which ended on Christmas Eve, came up short of its target and […]