Visit any large city over the holidays and you’re bound to see volunteers for the Salvation Army ringing their bells for donations next to a red kettle with the distinguished organization’s red shield. The international charitable organization was founded in London in 1865 and today boasts membership of over 1.5 million in 126 countries. Yet, little do people know of the Salvation Army’s connection to Lake Havasu City.
In 1887, William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, was shocked to see the poor and destitute huddled under the London Bridge. Yes, the same bridge that was later relocated […]