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The Salvation Army in Central Iowa
The Salvation Army has been serving Iowa's capital city since late 1887. Today, Des Moines is served by two Corps -- The Temple Corps Community Center north of downtown at Sixth and Forest and The Citadel Corps Community Center near the state fairgrounds at E. 25th Court and East University. In addition, an Adult Rehabilitation Center is located at133 E Second Street on the east side of downtown Des Moines.
In addition, The Salvation Army in Central Iowa includes the Boone Corps in Boone and a Family Service Center in Ames.
The Salvation Army's administrative offices are located at 520 35th Street.
The outreach of The Salvation Army in Des Moines is based on the organization's international mission -- to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
Six Salvation Army officers and a total of 16 employees, along with countless volunteers, carry out the mission in Central Iowa. More information on the various programs and outreaches can be found by clicking on the links to the left.
The Central Iowa organization is a part of the Salvation Army's Western Division, headquartered in Omaha. The Western Division is a part of the Central Territory based in Chicago.
Local programming is overseen by an advisory board which meets monthly (except in July and August.) Members of the Des Moines advisory board include Tom Henderson, chair, Fred Buie, Don Burton, Luke Craven, Curt Fett, Begie Hefner, Fr. Jim Kiernan, Harriet Labertew, Paula Maxheim, William Moulder, Ed Murphy, Fred Norris, Harold Payne, Rob Reed and Donald Wine.