Q: What services does The Salvation Army provide in my community?
A: The Salvation Army offers a variety of services to mee the practical and spiritual needs of individuals.
Services may vary, depending on where you live. To find The Salvation Army in your community, please
visit the where to find us page.
Q: How can I support The Salvation Army?
A: There are many ways you can provide support The Salvation Army in Alaska. Please visit our "how you can help" page for information about making a cash or in-kind donation and to learn about volunteer opportunities.
Q: Where can I donate clothing and other household items to The Salvation Army?
A: Your donations of household goods are welcome at any of our Salvation Army Family Stores. In the
Anchorage area, donated goods are sold to operate our Adult Rehabilitation Center for men in recovery.
Outside the Anchorage area, sales from the Family Stores support local Salvation Army programs, which
may include food pantries, clothing assistance and more. Contact your local Salvation Army for specific
information and donation hours.
Q: Do I have to join The Salvation Army to receive assistance?
A: The Salvation Army provides services to anyone in need, without discrimination. While everyone is
welcome to participate in our religious services, such participation or membership are not
conditional upon services you may receive
Q: Why does The Salvation Army have a uniform?
A: The Salvation Army uniform is an expression, or witness, of our faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to
establishing membership in The Salvation Army church. Please contact The Salvation Army in your
community to meet with the Corps Officer for more information.
Q: Is The Salvation Army a church?
A: The Salvation Army's mission statement clearly states that we are part of the universal Christian Church.
Our faith is what compells us to serve the needs of others through our social service ministry.