William Booth Society
The William Booth Society is The Salvation Army’s most distinguished donor recognition program. It is named for the founder of The Salvation Army who began helping individuals in London who were considered outcasts by society-the homeless, the poor and the destitute. William Booth Society members are the leaders who cause positive change in their communities. All are committed to making a difference in someone’s life by making an annual gift of $5,000 or more.
THE FOUNDER’S CIRCLE – $100,000+
William Booth, the founder of The Salvation Army turned the world’s attention to the plight of the poor and changed the direction of Christianity.
THE CATHERINE MUMFORD BOOTH CIRCLE – $50,000-99,999
Co-founder of The Salvation Army, fighter for women’s rights and the wife of William Booth became one of the most influential women in modern religious history.
THE EVANGELINE BOOTH CIRCLE – $25,000-49,999
Evangeline Booth, the dynamic daughter of William and Catherine, served as Commander of The Salvation Army in the United States from 1904-1933 and was elected first woman General in 1934.
THE GEORGE SCOTT RAILTON CIRCLE – $10,000-24,999
Commissioner George Scott Railton and seven Lassies “invaded” New York in 1880 to launch the first work of The Salvation Army in the United States.
WILLIAM BOOTH SOCIETY – $5,000-9999
All leadership giving donors will be recognized on our website, in our annual report, receive opportunities to tour our facilities and interact with key staff and be invited to special celebrations.