On the morning of February 24, 2022 Russian forces invaded Ukraine in an extreme escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian conflict which began in 2014. Almost instantly after Putin’s announcement of a ‘special operation’ in Ukraine, explosions were reported in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odessa, and the Donbas.
Addressing causes together + supporting effective charities = endless impact around the world. I gave you the answer right away when I should have made you wait for it, but it’s Give Global month here at Global Impact and I’m excited. We’re celebrating the work of our charities across all of our 11 cause areas […]
For a long time, I only knew The Salvation Army for the thrift stores and the bell ringers that we see around the holidays. What I didn’t know until more recently is that they impact lives both here at home and around the world through the Salvation Army World Service Organization (SAWSO). SAWSO has spent […]
For decades, The Salvation Army in developed countries has been blessed to financially support the work of counterparts in developing nations, whether in emergency relief, community projects, or simply the daily costs of operating in some of the most challenging parts of the world. But what if The Salvation Army in wealthier countries could do more to help overseas partners to achieve financial sustainability, rather than merely provide annual funding?
In the African nation’sKenya’s male-dominated culture, a woman’s husband is often her sole source of financial support. If she loses her husband – or he loses his ability to provide – the entire family can spiral hopelessly into poverty. That’s what the Salvation Army’s WORTH program – a microfinance banking and skills training program aimed […]
The COVID-19 pandemic dominates headlines as it continues to spread rapidly to corners of the world. It has stripped vulnerable communities of vital resources, such as medical personnel and hygiene supplies, further weakening their defense system against its contagion. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to support those at risk all around the world. We […]
TIJUANA, Mexico – No one is at greater risk for victimization than those who are alone and without resources in an unfamiliar locale. And unfortunately, it’s an all too common story on the streets of Tijuana. Desperate and with seemingly nowhere to turn, recent deportees are easy targets for human traffickers. Among the most vulnerable […]