In London, 1865, our founder and first General, William Booth, realized that standing behind a pulpit was not going to help as many people as he could. So instead he began offering help to the downtrodden on the streets...The Salvation Army was born.

The Salvation came to America ten years later, and then to the Quad Cities in 1892, becoming a beacon of hope for the homeless, hungry, needy and forgotten.

Today, with your prayers, volunteerism and financial support, we continue to reach out to those most in need in the Quad Cities area. We hope to bind up the broken-hearted and the broken down and give them the tools they need to become whole and self-sufficient.

Visit us at our Davenport or Moline Corps or contact us to find out more and how you can help us in this meaningful work.


The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.