International Volunteer Day, the United Nations-mandated observance day which ‘celebrates the power and potential of volunteerism’, takes place annually on 5 December.
French authorities have turned to The Salvation Army to provide assistance to refugees seeking to build a new life in Europe.
Abundant blessings were in evidence at The Salvation Army’s Japan Territorial Congress led by General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World President for Women’s Ministries) in Tokyo recently.
General André Cox has approved the official opening of Salvation Army operations on the island of Madagascar, off the east coast of Africa.
The Salvation Army in Italy is making plans to respond to the earthquake on 24 August that brought devastation to the area around the towns of Amatrice, Accumoli and Pescara del Tronto.
The Salvation Army has been throwing its support behind Team Refugees and the people of Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games.
Salvation Army General André Cox is encouraging Salvationists and friends to sign a petition standing with refugees.
The Salvation Army's disaster relief team in Orlando, Florida, USA, is assistance to emergency responders dealing with the aftermath of a shooting at Pulse nightclub.
The importance of faith communities in preventing disasters was one of the key messages at the first World Humanitarian Summit, held in Istanbul, Turkey.