Carrying Out the Mission of The Salvation Army One Meal—One Program–At A Time

Major Antonio Horta and his wife, Major Iade Horta, who lead the El Centro Corps of The Salvation Army, are pictured by The Salvation Army’s iconic emblem outside the organization’s Church on Fourth Street in El Centro. On Wednesday, Nov. 21, The Salvation Army will serve its annual Thanksgiving meal to those in need from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Ross Avenue and Fourth Street in El Centro.

On a quiet street corner in El Centro sits a building that for decades has been a critical lifeline for the hungry and the needy—anyone in search of a little hope. That building is the headquarters for The Salvation Army and volunteers gather daily inside the kitchen to prepare hot lunches for those who otherwise might not have a chance at a meal.

Every day is busy for those in The

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