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Learn how you can help.

One-time Opportunities

Our one-time opportunities are perfect for those who want a quick and easy way to make a difference. These include activities like serving a meal any day of the year or ringing a bell during the holidays.

Ongoing Opportunities

Ongoing opportunities are designed for those who want to get involved on a regular basis. We’ll know you by your first name, and you’ll get to know the people in our programs. These include activities like working with youth, using your professional skills or serving after a disaster strikes.


Group Opportunities

We can accommodate your group’s desire to do something good together – whether family, friends, coworkers, civic or church groups. Group volunteer activities are typically project-based or part of a larger event.



Delaware Annual Civic Recognition Dinner

The Salvation Army of Delaware will be hosting its Annual Civic Recognition Dinner on October 21, 2019 at the Chase Center on the Riverfront. The keynote speaker this year is Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings,  

Lehigh Valley Kids Art Show

The Salvation Army Children's Services is celebrating National Adoption Month by hosting The Lehigh Valley Kids Art Show this November 2, 2019, at Nitsschmann Middle School. Join us support the young artists of our community as they stand up for the nearly 3,000 Pennsylvania children waiting to be adopted. 

Greater Philadelphia Kettle Kickoff  

On November 13, 2019, at The Bourse Market (111 S. Independence Mall E) from 12 noon to 2:00 PM, we will be kicking off our Christmas Fundraising Campaign for the season in the city of Philadelphia. Thousands of Salvation Army workers and volunteers across the country will ring bells and collect donations for people in need with our iconic Red Kettles. All collected donations stay in the local community when you give to a Red Kettles in Philadelphia.  

How We Meet Local Needs

Assess the Need

FIRST, we assess the needs of each community in which we serve. We work to understand the obstacles, hardships, and challenges native to the area's particular population.

Build the Programs

NEXT, we build local programs designed to offer immediate relief, short-term care and long-term growth in the areas that will best benefit the community.

Invest in the community

THEN, we offer the local programs to the local community working to continually optimize their efficacy via spiritual, physical and emotional service. 

Featured Stories of how the Salvation Army is impacting lives in Pennsylvania & Delaware 

See What's Happening at Your Local Salvation Army 

Why The Salvation Army?

Breadth of Service

From immediate relief to short-term help, to long-term, sustainable change, we are dedicated to serving the physical, mental and spiritual needs of the poor, the lonely, and the lost.


With 82 cents of every dollar dedicated to directly supporting the needs of the community in which it was received, The Salvation Army is committed to stewarding every donation with integrity.


Since 1891, we have been working to provide sustainable solutions for the most vulnerable. We stay not just until the job is done, but long afterward, to ensure that the healing continues.