• HURRICANE ida Sep 8, 2021

    The Salvation Army Staff from CT Head to New Jersey to Help With Storm Response

    After parts of New Jersey were ravaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, Katie Perrett traveled there from Connecticut to lend a hand. “It’s very devastating. You know everyone. Personal belongings are literally just shoved to the side of the road,” said Perrett, a divisional volunteer and emergency disaster services coordinator for The Salvation Army. Perrett and eventually three...

  • the salvation army Dec 15, 2020

    Rare Gold Coin Found in Salvation Army Kettle in New Britain

    While collecting donations in New Britain, a Salvation Army officer found something special shining in the pot – someone dropped a gold coin into a red kettle in New Britain. The donated coin, a Wiener Philharmoniker 1995, Republik Osterreich is worth between $1,800 and $2,000. It’s not the first time someone has dropped a generous gift into a donation kettle…

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