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CREATE A RED SHIELD BOX

Help your neighbors in need by creating a Red Shield Care Box from the safety of your own home. The Salvation Army is continuing to accept your in-kind donations multiple no-contact drop off locations across the DC region. Here is a list of the most critically needed items: Non-perishable foods Gift Cards to the local grocery […]

Welcome, New Officers!

Majors Mark and Rhea Dawn Woodcock, Area Commanders for The Salvation Army, are pleased to announce recent promotions and appointments affecting Corps Officers stationed throughout the National Capital Region.  (Formerly Captain) Srikant Bhatnagar was promoted to major in The Salvation Army. Major Bhatnagar has been in The Salvation Army for over 15 years. He and his wife, […]

Meals for our Homeless Neighbors being served as planned tonight (June 2)

The Salvation Army’s Grate Patrol will continue to operate as planned even as the District of Columbia continues to enforce a curfew in response to the ongoing protests resulting from the death of George Floyd. The restrictions due to the Covid-19 crisis will also not affect the Grate Patrol’s hours and services. Meals will continue […]

The Salvation Army continues to meet human need in times of uncertainty

By Evangeline Paschal, Chair  Regional Advisory Board The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command The COVID-19 pandemic has resurrected interest in the 1918 worldwide influenza outbreak, which until a few weeks ago had been relegated to a dusty corner of history. Now, thanks to the preservative powers of the internet, a trove of information about community […]

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 […]