Commissioner Howell Speaks at Gadsden Corps’ Annual Dinner

The Salvation Army of Gadsden, Alabama’s Annual Dinner was held on May 14, 2019. It was an opportunity for the Gadsden Corps to meet with their community of supporters and volunteers and discuss their work in the community. The speaker…

International Leadership Visits ALM Division

The Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi Division of The Salvation Army was honored in April with a visit from the international leadership of The Salvation Army. International Chief of Staff, Commissioner Lyndon Buckingham, and the World Secretary…

Night at the Shelter

On May 7, 2019 The Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi division of The Salvation Army embarked on an inaugural event. For one day, special guests were invited to come and spend time in Salvation Army facilities in their community. Local media…

Multiple Feeding Units Respond To Ruston Tornado

Ruston, LA (April 26, 2019) -- The Salvation Army has deployed three mobile feeding units to Ruston after a tornado ripped through that community yesterday morning, resulting in a considerable amount of debris from damaged commercial buildings,…

Severe Weather Outbreak Leaves Path of Destruction across Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi

Hamilton, MS (April 14,2019)— The Salvation Army Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi Division experienced a round of severe weather beginning Saturday, April 13, 2019 which has left a path of destruction throughout the three states to include…

Finding Shelter & Success in Monroe, Louisiana

When Monica Petersen met Captain Jerry Casey, Corps Officer of The Salvation Army in Monroe, Louisiana, she had never found a place where she could find the support she needed. “I was an addict. And I had lost everything,” says Monica.…

Night at the Shelter

Night at the Shelter is a one-day media event designed to educate and engage the public regarding the work of The Salvation Army locally throughout the Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi Division. Participating Salvation Army Corps locations throughout…

Transition to Long-Term Recovery After Alabama Tornado Outbreak

Lee County, Alabama (March 25, 2019)— The Salvation Army’s emergency response to the Lee County tornado outbreak of March 3, 2019, has transitioned to the long-term recovery phase. After serving from day one of the tornado outbreak—providing…

President Trump Visits Tornado Ravaged Lee County & The Salvation Army Continues to Serve

Beauregard, AL (March 8, 2019)— President Trump toured the tornado ravaged Beauregard community on Friday, and The Salvation Army was on hand, ready to serve survivors, volunteers, and work crews. The level of security required for a presidential…

Emotional & Spiritual Care Essential Aspect of Tornado Response in Beauregard, AL

Beauregard, AL (March 8, 2019)— An exhaustive search and rescue effort after Sunday’s deadly EF-4 tornado that caused a reported 23 fatalities in Lee County ended on Wednesday, March 4, 2019, and homeowners and volunteer/relief agencies…