You are in: History


Send this page to a friend Email envolope



In London, 1865, our founder and first General, William Booth, realized that standing behind a pulpit was not going to help as many people as he could.  So instead he began offering help to the downtrodden on the streets...The Salvation Army was born.

The Salvation came to America ten years later, and then to the Quad Cities in 1892, becoming a beacon of hope for the homeless, hungry, needy and forgotten.   

Click on General William Booth for the rest of the story...


Print version


Enter your search terms below and hit the 'go' button

Site Map Site Map

Quick Links

Find a Center

Enter your zip code to find your nearest Salvation Army




March, 2015
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31

Email Newsletters

Subscribe to our email newsletters.