Featured Member Agency
The Salvation Army, Corry Worship and Service Center, provides a variety of programs and services for those in the community ranging from Comprehensive Emergency Assistance (Social Services) that meet the basic and critical needs of individuals and families, to youth and adult programs that offer character development and social interaction among peers. The programs and services offered by the Corry Corps are available to all the community. The Social Service programs are designed to assist those with limited financial resources.
The Salvation Army mission...
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs and His name without discrimination.
Their goals are:
1. They believe a person who is in need of food, clothing, housing, etc. Will continue to focus on those needs. Their goal is to help them meet those needs so that they can focus on life, family, and community. They believe when you help take care of the basic needs of a family or person it will not only benefit them, but the community they live in.
2. They believe a person who can provide for themselves and their family will benefit the community as well. Therefore, they want to give them the tools to succeed. They offer budgeting advise and try to connect them to other places in the community. This includes: education opportunities, job listings, places that are available for rent and community activities where they can fellowship with others.
3. Their goal is to continue to be there for those in need. By providing a place for food, fellowship, and guidance.
For more information on the Salvation Army, visit their website at: www.wpa.salvationarmy.org