Today's Did You Know?
Salvation Army Lieutenant Eliza Shirley leaves England for America in 1879 to join her parents, who had immigrated there earlier. Lieutenant Shirley holds, in Philadelphia, what is considered to be the first meeting of The Salvation Army in America.
The Salvation Army is mobilizing emergency response personnel and supplies after a devastating 7.8-magnitude Earthquake in Nepal that flattened homes and buildings, causing widespread damage across the region and killing more than 2,000 people.
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