Ten Fun Facts

You May Not Know

About Your Local  Salvation Army…

 

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  • More than 100 men sleep at the Dauphin Street headquarters every night.
  • In the fall, a separate shelter will be available for around 15 homeless families every night.
  • Two Salvation Army churches offer Sunday worship services, along with youth, women’s and men’s ministry programs.
  • There are two mobile kitchens stationed in Coastal Alabama to provide rapid disaster relief.
  • More than 2,300 cases of rent, utility and food assistance were provided to families in need last year.
  • More than 40 homeless men were able to find stable jobs and move into permanent housing last year through Project ABLE.  
  • A free, food pantry program is offered.
  • A warm holiday meal is served to around 1,000 people each year for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Christmas toys were provided for nearly 2,500 children in need last year.
  • Two Salvation Army Thrift Stores offer affordable clothing, household items and other goods – while also providing income to operate drug and alcohol rehabilitation programs and help families impacted by fires, storms or other emergencies.

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