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Nature and Purpose of Agency
History of Salvation Army:
In 1865, William Booth, an ordained Methodist minister, aided by his wife Catherine, formed an evangelical group dedicated to preaching among the “unchurched” people living in the midst of appalling poverty in London’s East End. Booth’s ministry recognized the interdependence of material, emotional and spiritual needs. In addition to preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, Booth became involved in the feeding and shelter of the hungry and homeless and in rehabilitation of alcoholics.
Tasks Available for Students
Feed the homeless/soup kitchen.
Soup kitchen: Monday through Wednesday serves food 12pm – 1pm. Volunteers can work from 10am to 2pm. (no more than 5 students per shifts)
Food Pantry: Thursday 9:00am – 12:30pm (2-3 students per shifts)
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
No special instructions.
Q30 - Utopia & Horace Harding - Direction: Jamaica LIRR Station Sutphin Bl Arrive JAMAICA AV at 162 ST. Walk to 89-23 161st St
Head South on Utopia Pkwy towards 80th Rd. Make a slight right onto Homelawn St. Make a slight right onto 169th St. Make a right onto Jamaica Ave. Make a right onto 161st St.
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