Human Services

Salvation Army World Service Office

  • Alexandria, VA
  • www.SAWSO.org

Mission Statement

Founded in 1977, SAWSO provides technical and financial assistance in a variety of community-based programs and works through the Army's worldwide network of personnel and facilities in 105 countries. Program areas include health care, HIV/AIDS programming, micro-finance, community development, and relief and reconstruction aid. SAWSO also works toward increasing the capacity of Salvation Army personnel to develop and implement effective programs to alleviate poverty. SAWSO is celebrating its 30th year in 2007.

Main Programs

  1. Community Initiatives

service areas

International

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ruling year

1978

chief executive for fy 2014

William Mockabee

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Keywords

international, community health, health, HIV/AIDs, disaster, relief, recovery, empowement, livelihoods, savings, micro-credit

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EIN

13-2923701

Physical Address

615 Slaters Lane

Alexandria, 22314

Also Known As

SAWSO

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Salvation Army (P24)

Community Health Systems (E21)

Disaster Preparedness and Relief Services (M20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

Community Initiatives

SAWSO promotes community-based initiatives that improve living conditions and increase skills in poor communities. Programs focus on four areas: (1) village-based health care projects (including HIV/AIDS) provide education and treatment; (2) community development programs provide counseling, literacy education, leadership development, elderly programs, and women's support groups; (3) income generation program includes skills training and small loan programs; and (4) relief and reconstruction aid is provided to those affected by disasters.

Category

Budget

$4,015,202.00

Population Served

General Public/Unspecified

service areas

International

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THE SALVATION ARMY WORLD SERVICE OFFICE
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Salvation Army World Service Office

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

William Mockabee

BIO

Lt. Colonel William G. Mockabee entered his SAWSO appointment on January 29, 2014 bringing international field experience from his most recent four-year assignment as Chief Secretary for the Sri Lanka Territory. Since becoming an officer in 1975, Lt. Col. Mockabee has led an exemplary career as a servant leader across several of the Army’s southern territorial states including Alabama, Florida, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia. During his appointment as Southern Territorial Youth Secretary, Lt. Col. Mockabee shared his passion for developing leaders by overseeing Boys & Girls Clubs Community Centers in 15 states. While in that position, he concurrently served as Chairman of the National Youth Commission for The Salvation Army National Headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. He and his wife, Lt. Col. Debra Mockabee, have been honored with the establishment of the $1 million Bill and Debra Mockabee Leadership Fund, a permanent endowment for a senior leadership position, in recognition of their extraordinary leadership while Bill served as Area Commander for the Greater Dallas Metroplex in 2011. Born to Salvation Army officers in Monroe, Louisiana, Lt. Col. Mockabee has passed the legacy of doing the most good to his three children. Oldest son, Bill, and his wife Stephanie serve as Salvation Army officers in Laurel, Mississippi, middle son, Matthew, also served faithfully as a Salvation Army officer until he was promoted to Glory during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. His youngest son, Jeremy, resides in Greenville, South Carolina with his wife Kristina where they serve as Salvation Army officers appointed to the Kroc Center.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

David Jeffrey

SAWSO

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