New Leadership in Wenatchee
New Officer appointed to the Wenatchee Corps
Captain Nathan Darling appointed to The Salvation Army Wenatchee Corps
Captain Nathan Darling looks forward to serving the community in and around Wenatchee as the new officer at The Salvation Army Wenatchee Corps. This corps serves those facing food insecurity, provides financial and rental assistance, church services, and a hygiene center for homeless individuals. Lt. Colonel Cindy Foley, divisional leader of The Salvation Army Northwest 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 Captain Nathan will bring to energize our service work.”
Captain Nathan found The Salvation Army through the advice of a Nazarene pastor in Butte, Montana. Captain Nathan moved to Vancouver, Washington to begin his work to become a Salvation Army officer. He has been in The Salvation Army for 13 years after beginning his service in Denver, Colorado and then he worked as an education officer at the College for Officer Training in Southern California. Captain Nathan grew up in Camas, Washington and is happy to be returning to his home state. Captain Nathan has two sons living in Wyoming and Colorado.
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.