Darby Corps Serves Meals from the Heart

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Ely Thomas serves lunch at the Darby Corps

DARBY, PA (March 18, 2019) – It’s almost lunchtime at The Salvation Army’s Darby Corps Community Center and that means all hands on deck for today’s community meal.

“I added some apples and carrots for a little color, make it a little sweet,” said Ely Thomas, a full-time volunteer, as he put the finishing touches on the salad.

Ely and a two other volunteers are responsible for running the soup kitchen, which provides a fresh lunch daily to dozens of local residents who may otherwise go without. Continue reading “Darby Corps Serves Meals from the Heart”

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Dedicated to Hunger Relief

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 The Salvation Army Tabernacle Corps is working to help those poor in both health and resources

The Salvation Army exists to serve and give, but wouldn’t exist without those who give and serve. It’s a never-ending circle of trust that bonds The Salvation Army to its donors, their donations, their communities, their neighbors, who return to The Salvation Army for help or to help. The return on investment into the work of The Salvation Army is both measurable, yet at the same time, unquantifiable. The number of clothes given, meals served, shelters provided, rescues from human trafficking, and Christmas presents given can be counted. Measuring the positive outcomes in the lives and health of individuals, families, neighborhoods, and communities proves more elusive. Continue reading “Dedicated to Hunger Relief”