Entries by kforsythe

Divisional and Regional Headquarters will Remain in DC

The Salvation Army announced plans to keep its National Capital and Virginia Division and National Capital Area Command headquarters offices where they currently are – at 2626 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in downtown Washington, DC.  The announcement came earlier this week by the new Divisional Commander, Lt. Colonel Mark H. Israel, during an employee assembly. “The […]

Ford brings Van Campaign to Successful End

  The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command Grate Patrol Van Campaign came to a successful close in June, thanks to a generous donation from Ford Motor Company. Now, The Salvation Army can move forward with the purchase a new Ford Transit van for its homeless mobile meals program. The campaign also received major funding […]

Starting Over: Greg’s Story

When Greg moved to DC in 2012, he was completely sober. He found a job managing a restaurant, which is what he was trained to do, and life was good. But, being around alcohol in the restaurant led him to fall into old habits: drinking and drugs. When he found himself getting into trouble, he […]