By providing programs that serve the body, mind, spirit and soul, The Salvation Army helps alleviate the symptoms of poverty - and works to address the root issues that cause it.
The Salvation Army Logansport Citadel Corps, is committed to relieving not just poverty of the body but of the whole person. Here at the Army you'll find a friendly smile, someone who cares and someone to remember you.
Lori, had a job, had a family, had a husband, was even a leader at her church. Yet 2008 hit Cass County hard and Lori's family was no exception. Her husband was laid off from work and Lori was diagnosed with COPD. The next 6 years they pulled from there savings to pay the bills. As the economy improved Lori's husband found a job that was like the one he lost. However, Lori's condition prevented her from working. One month it was too much and they needed help. The Salvation Army was able to pay her light bill to keep the equipment running.
Pathway of Hope
The Salvation Army's Pathway of Hope initiative provides individualized services to families with children who desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that repeats generation after generation. It seeks to address the root causes of poverty in addition to The Army?s history of compassionate serving. By helping families overcome challenges like unemployment, unstable housing, and lack of education, we can lead families down a path toward increased stability and, ultimately, sufficiency.
Bridge to Hope
The Salvation Army's Bridge to Hope initiative, like Pathway of Hope, provides individualized services, to Adults without children in the household, who desire to take action to break the cycle of crisis and vulnerability that has occur time and time again in their lives.
Rent, Utility and Medical Assistance
Sometime life simply gets hard. Whether is a loss of a job, a new illness in the family or a cut in hours at work, circumstances lead to having to choose between the rent and the light bill. The Salvation Army's direct assistance program is design to offer a "hand up" to those facing those though decisions. Proving fiscal assistance in times of hardship.