One of the largest nonprofits in the nation, the Salvation Army is a faith-based, multi-service organization that strives to meet human needs through everything from disaster relief to after-school programs. Despite its religious affiliation, the Salvation Army emphasizes serving anyone in need, regardless of race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. Local programs include Our Place, a daycare center for children experiencing homelessness; meal programs (to-go and on-site); a men’s shelter; and teen programs.
Volunteer activities have included:
Maintaining the food pantry
Hosting birthday parties for children in the daycare program
Regular classroom assistance in the daycare program
Special event support (may include outdoor work)
402 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139