The Salvation Army

Organization Description: 

The Salvation Army in Richmond, Virginia, provides the following services:

Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) provides shelter, food, counseling and work for up to 85 men suffering from substance abuse. The men are provided with work therapy and are involved in counseling groups to help recover from their addictions.
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club is a safe haven for youth in Church Hill, in collaboration with the Boys & Girls Club of America, provides more than 500 members with warm meals, recreation and programs.
Christmas Assistance provides gifts to children and individuals in need; in 2007, we provided to 15,000 individuals and families. Programs administered by The Army include Angel Tree, Silver Bells, Fox Socks, Coats for Kids, WRVA Salvation Army/Alden Aaroe Shoe Fund, Toys for Tots, Ukrop's Share a Holiday Meal and Richmond Times-Dispatch Christmas Mother Program.
Emergency Disaster Services provide food, clothing, shelter, medical supplies, compassion and more to disaster victims as well as for emergency workers.
Emergency Shelter Services provide shelter for up to 55 men, women and children. Food, counseling, day care and job placement assistance is also provided.
Family Services Programs provide food, clothing and financial assistance towards rent/morgages and utility payments to those in need.
Richmond and Petersburg Centers for Worship and Service provide spiritual guidance and outreach to those in need.
Music Program provides the teaching of playing a wide variety of instruments to children who might not otherwise have that opportunity.

Organizational Email:
P.O. Box 12400
Richmond, VA 23227
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.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

The Salvation Army is motivated by a LOVE FOR GOD and a concern for the NEEDS OF ALL HUMANITY.
The motivation is expressed in the work of The Salvation Army. Its purposes are to:
PREACH: the Gospel
TEACH: Christian truths
PROVIDE: basic human necessities, such as food, clothing and shelter
WORK: to promote spiritual, moral and physical well-being

The Salvation Army gladly helps all people in need – regardless of race, color, creed, sex or age.

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