• AT THE SALVATION ARMY, WE ARE DEDICATED TO
    DOING THE MOST GOOD


  • AT THE SALVATION ARMY, WE ARE DEDICATED TO DOING THE MOST GOOD

What Do We Do?

We meet human need
without discrimination

The Salvation Army assists approximately
25 million Americans annually

We serve in 130 countries around the globe

We have over 1.5 million members
consisting of officers, soldiers, and adherents

We’ve been pursuing our mission since 1865

Our Mission Statement.

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

About us

Area Commanders

Majors Christopher and Lynda Thornhill

The Salvation Army of Greater New Orleans serves seven parishes — Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist and St. Tammany.

Founded approximately 135 years ago, The New Orleans Area Command was the first established Salvation Army Location in the Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi division.  The Salvation Army is a religious and social service organization, a branch of the Christian Church dedicated to the battle against sin and despair. There is a Citadel Corps integrated ministry to body, mind and soul. The Army seeks not only to improve the physical environment and provide for material needs, but also to reveal the power of Christ’s love. Its social services programs assist children, the elderly, families, and those battling addiction.

The Greater New Orleans Area Command operates under the leadership of Majors Christopher and Lynda Thornhill.