Nonprofit CEO Showcase: Major Dean Hinson
The Salvation Army, Northeast Florida Area Command
To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
The Salvation Army is an international movement begun and headquartered in London, England. Established in Jacksonville in 1891 with our territorial headquarters in Atlanta, Ga.
Six-county area of Duval, Nassau, Clay, St. Johns, Putnam and Baker. We run more than 20 local programs and some clients are served in more than one program and at different times of the year. In total, including duplicated clients, we served more than 600,000 individuals in 2010.
At the moment due to the economy, the challenge is financing The Salvation Army programs.
Seeing God at work in people’s lives.
Born in Staunton, Va., but moved around the Southeastern U.S.
First experience with community service
I have grown up in The Salvation Army as my church home and was commissioned as a Salvation Army officer/minister in 1984.
March 10: The Women’s Auxiliary 25th Celebrity Chefs at the Osborn Center. The silent auction begins at 10:30 a.m. and the Tasting Luncheon is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets are $30, including entry, parking and a cookbook. Information: 301-4841.
328 N. Ocean St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202