With a gift from World Wide Technology, the Strength for Service Corporation needed a place to store 30,000 copies of books for military troops and first responders.
The Strength for Service board hopes to provide police officers, fire fighters, first responders and military personnel with 100,000 copies of Strength for Service on or before the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attack upon the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a global systems integrator servicing the technology needs of large public and private organizations, including many of the world’s best-known brands, is providing 30,000 copies of Strength for Service books.
Evan Hunsberger was just 13 when his grandfather suffered a stroked that meant he would never be the same again. But the boy made an unexpected discovery among the two-war veteran's belongings that changed his life and gave inspiration to a new generation of American soldiers and sailors.
Congregations that want to do more than pray for veterans on Veterans Day might consider providing copies of a historic book of devotions to military troops and veterans in Veterans Affairs hospitals.
General Charles C. Krulak, former commandant of the Marine Corps and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has agreed to serve on the Advisory Committee of Strength for Service Corporation.
Following the Oct. 1 killing of eight students and one professor at Umpqua Community College, the Strength for Service team sent 200 books of Strength for Service to God and Community to first responders.
A total of 1,017 United Methodist Churches have spent $1.12 million at Home Depot stores.
Captain Ronald N. Lawrence Jr., chaplain at the Elmendorf Air Force Base and Fort Richardson in Alaska, sends "Daily Encouragement" to men and women of the 673 Medical Group.
You and your church can increase the number of free Strength for Service books for veterans, military troops, police officers and fire fighters by shopping at Home Depot.