Entries by lcork

The Salvation Army Virtual Annual Dinner

  The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham Virtual Annual Dinner Presented by John 3:16 Join us on Thursday, May 21 at 7 PM Every spring we hold an Annual Dinner event, our signature fundraising event of the year and a special tradition for The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham. This year’s event was originally scheduled […]

Food Assistance Now Available Weekly

BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 4, 2020) – Due to growing need, The Birmingham Salvation Army has adjusted its guidelines for food assistance that will now allow families in need receive groceries as needed. The Salvation Army  is distributing bags of groceries to residents of Jefferson County every Wednesday and Thursday at the Center of Hope. The […]

H2O Foundation Water Bill Assistance

The H2O Foundation assists low-income elderly and disabled Birmingham Water Works customers with paying their water and sewer bill and with plumbing repair. The Salvation Army-Birmingham Area Command administers this vital program. Since its inception in 2003, many of our deserving residents have received help from the H2O Foundation.   To see if you qualify […]

The Center of Hope is Home During COVID-19

Most of us across the Birmingham metro area, the state and the country have been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it’s a shelter in place order, social distancing, a psychological or economic impact – we are all in this together. Now imagine, you currently reside at the Center of Hope and your shelter […]

The Birmingham Salvation Army’s Response to COVID-19

BIRMINGHAM, AL (March 23, 2020) – The Salvation Army’s Center of Hope is  home to over 140 men, women and children.  While other businesses across the area are closing, we are still operating at full capacity because we share the responsibility to continue to care for our “family” of residents 24 hours a day. With an expected […]

Encounters with Jesus – Jesus and the Crowd

  It has been said many times, ‘I didn’t get anything out of church today.’  Or, ‘that style of worship doesn’t do anything for me.”  While it is true that different people respond to the Holy Spirit in unique ways, these statements come out of a worship that focuses on ourselves.  Too many times individuals […]