Agencies Salvation Army, Brooke and Hancock Counties

Brooke County Salvation Army

Contact Information:

Address: 401 Commerce St
Wellsburg, WV 26070

Names of Programs Funded through UW: Utility assistance, rental assistance, and food pantry.

Contact Name: Captain Gene Hunt

Phone Number: 304-748-4310

Email: [email protected]


What is the Salvation Army of Brooke County?

The Salvation Army is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. It is a message. It is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach Jesus Christ’s gospel and meet human needs in His name without discrimination. We reach out to others and care for them. We promote the dignity of all persons. At Salvation Amry, we strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate. We are honest, trustworthy, and accountable. The Salvation Army’s objectives are the advancement of Christian Religion, education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of humankind as a whole.

How does the United Way support the Salvation Army of Brooke County?

We help people in the community in several ways. For example, we offer practical help for people without discrimination, stand up for those vulnerable, fight against injustice and encourage people to deepen their relationship with God. We provide utility assistance to individuals and families at risk of having their water, gas, or electricity terminated. Salvation Army provides rental, and mortgage assistance to individuals and families who are at risk are losing their homes.

We give out food to anyone in need daily. We provide cleaning supplies and toiletries to those who are in need. Salvation Army has a shower where homeless or without water can come and take a shower. We give away clothing to those in need. We give spiritual guidance to those who ask. If there is a need that we cannot fulfill, then we help them find the where to turn to to get the help they need. We work with other agencies in the area to help as many people in need as we can. We do not turn anyone away based on sex, religion, sexual orientation, or ethnicity.

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About the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley supports Ohio County, Tyler County, Marshall County, Wetzel County, Brooke County in West Virginia, and Belmont County and Monroe County in Ohio. Donating through your local United Way is the best way to reach the neediest people.

The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley is an organization that supports nonprofit organizations in our area through annual campaigns, payroll deduction fundraising efforts, and individual donations. These community-minded people combine donations from employees and businesses alike to help assist those who need it most. The support from the annual campaign is then allocated to nonprofit programs through our volunteer allocations panels. We support 40 programs (and counting) in the upper Ohio Valley that tackle the toughest needs in the Ohio Valley. Consider giving to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley today.