The Salvation Army and the LGBTQ Community

The People We Serve

Each year, thanks to generous donations, The Salvation Army serves nearly 30 million Americans - or one person every second - from a variety of backgrounds. People who come to us for assistance will be served according to their need and our capacity to help - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

The People We Hire

The Salvation Army embraces employees of many different faiths and orientations. Our hiring practices are open to all, and we adhere to all relevant employment laws, providing domestic partner benefits accordingly.

The People Who Support Us

Many people - including those in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ) community - support us with time and financial resources because of a common cause and commitment: To serve people in need.

"I called (Harbor Light) and told them everything - that I was on a fixed income, disabled, transgendered and trying to get away from my ex. It wasn't even an hour later that they called back and said they'd hold a spot for me. I arrived with nothing but a hope to start my life over and a desire to be strong again. A year and a half later, I was back on my feet. Living there was drama-free and I was never disrespected. They started a community service bug in me that's kept me active to this very day."

- Jacquelynn Massengill, Salvation Army volunteer
and former transitional housing resident
 

Director of Public Relations and Marketing

Laura Krueger

Laura A. Krueger
Email: Laura.Krueger@use.salvationarmy.org
Questions? Don't hesitate to call:
(860) 702-0033


Mission Statement

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 in His name without discrimination.


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