Tag: Harrisonburg Salvation Army
Renovated and reopened Salvation Army location provides beds, but city still faces dearth of shelter space
Following a change in leadership after allegations of mismanagement, the Salvation Army reopened its emergency shelter on Jefferson Street in Harrisonburg, which comes as another organization — Open Doors — is still looking for a temporary place to reopen its shelter.
The Salvation Army is making plans to re-open its Harrisonburg emergency homeless shelter, after closing it in March in the wake of allegations of mismanagement and poor living conditions.
As the Salvation Army grapples with allegations of mismanagement at Harrisonburg’s emergency shelter on Jefferson Street, the Salvation Army’s regional division has launched an investigation and has suspended the shelter’s operations.
Council tackles taxi rates. Mayor addresses the Salvation Army. And could the Municipal Building return to action?
With the number of licensed taxi drivers in Harrisonburg down 68% from 2017, the city council on Tuesday gave initial approval to a sweeping re-write of the city code to allow taxi companies to set their own rates, among other changes.
For the past 25 years, Harrisonburg’s Salvation Army, along with others in the area, has run the Toy Convoy as a way to bring joy to families in need, and the event has only expanded over the last quarter century.