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Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work

The Salvation Army, a charitable organisation founded in 1865 in London by British methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, celebrates the 150th birthday. It's now active in 127 countries with 1,7 millions members.

Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
The logo of the Salvation Army is seen on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
President of the French Salvation Army Daniel Naud (C) delivers a speech on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
Musicians of the French Salvation Army get ready to play on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
President of the French Salvation Army Daniel Naud looks on, on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
President of the French Salvation Army Daniel Naud (L) cuts a cake picturing the Salvation Army's logo on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
Musicians of the French Salvation Army play on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
A French Salvation Army members stands on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)
Salvation Army celebrates 150 years of charity work
A musician of the French Salvation Army gets ready to play on September 13, 2015 during a ceremony in Paris, to celebrate the 150th birthday of the charitable organization. The Salvation Army was founded in 1865 in London by British Methodist preacher William Booth and established in France in 1881, it's now active in 127 countries with 1.7 million members. (AFP/Getty Images)