Category: The Salvation Army

Christmas Film Helps The Salvation Army Support Rough Sleepers and their Pets

Pets have enormous therapeutic value and can bring warmth, love, joy, and meaning to their humans, perhaps especially so when the people concerned are sleeping rough. A new Christmas film,…

No Empty Stockings for Children Thanks to the Big Toy Appeal

Some people never have an easy year, but 2020 has been particularly hard, especially for vulnerable people and families living barely above the breadline. As much as parents would like…

Romford’s Friendship Club Continues to Unite People – But by Phone

For 20 years, Tom and Barbara Hoyles have run The Salvation Army’s Friendship Club in Romford. The club has always been well-supported, with about 150 people meeting up every Thursday…

Government Oversight Could Plunge At-Risk People into Debt

The good news is the government has taken steps to ease the burden on people with problem debt with its Debt Respite Scheme. The scheme prevents creditors from taking enforcement…

Salvation Army Warning: Funding Cuts Endanger Progress Made on Rough Sleeping

Not only has the Covid 19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on personal finances; the government is also feeling the pinch. Budget cuts and a reduction in funding for essential NPOs…