New Officer Appointed to the Anacortes Corps

Jul 27, 2022

New Officer Appointed to the Anacortes Corps

Lieutenant Shane Ingram appointed to The Salvation Army Anacortes Corps

Lieutenant Shane Ingram is now serving as the new Salvation Army officer for the Anacortes Corps; he is excited to meet the people of this community and serve those in need. The Anacortes Corps serves neighbors in need with programs that include a client choice food bank, rental assistance, eviction prevention, church services, and youth services. The divisional leader of The Salvation Army Northwest, Lt. Colonel Cindy Foley says, “It is always a great moment in our local communities when a fresh and enthusiastic officer arrives on the scene. We have high hopes for the love and support Lt. Shane will bring to energize our service work.”

Lieutenant Shane found the Salvation Army as a graduate of the Riverside County Adult Rehabilitation Center. Lieutenant credits The Salvation Army with restoring his life and connecting him to an organization that has a stellar reputation for helping recovering addicts. Lieutenant Shane has been involved with The Salvation Army for six years. He first began his service in California. Lieutenant Shane looks forward to serving the Anacortes community and sharing it with his thirteen-year-old son. Lieutenant Shane is excited to be in the Pacific Northwest and explore the outdoors, going for hikes and playing basketball.

The Salvation Army Northwest helps people overcome poverty, addiction and economic hardships through a range of social services. By providing food for the hungry, clothing and shelter for the homeless, disaster relief, senior activity and outreach, adult rehabilitation, and opportunities for underprivileged children.

 

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The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 when William Booth decided to take his ministry into the streets of London where it would reach the poor, the homeless, the hungry and the destitute. It is now part of the universal Christian Church, and an international organization meeting human needs in 127 countries around the globe. The Salvation Army continues its tradition in the Northwest Division by serving more than 600,000 people annually, always meeting human needs without discrimination. Among the services offered in this region are rent/utility/gas assistance, food pantry, clothing, disaster relief services, summer camps, holiday assistance, services for the aging, medical facilities, shelters for battered women and children, family and career counseling, vocational training, correction services, and substance abuse rehabilitation.


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