About The Salvation Army of Greater Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, USA
Whether it is shelter for a displaced family or a warm cup of coffee for our bravest and finest—hope and healing is the message of The Salvation Army. Since 1886, The Salvation Army has been providing social and spiritual services to communities throughout the world. People given purpose, hearts given hope and souls finding redemption—this has been our mission for more than a century.
Motivated by the love of God, as a leader in Christian faith-based human services, The Salvation Army is committed to serve the whole person, body, soul and spirit, with integrity and respect, using creative solutions to positively transform lives. Its objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole.’
Today, through over 3,500 service centers in the eastern region of the United States, The Army's spiritual and social services assist millions of homeless, working poor, children, youth, addicted, elderly, and abused families and individuals.