Join Us In Prayer for the World’s Children

Friday, July 27, 2012
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Sunday, July 29, is the International Day of Prayer for Children, a day recognized throughout The Salvation Army on the Sunday nearest to July 30. July 30, 1880…

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Get Your Tix: Cher Lloyd Performs Benefit Concert!

Friday, July 27, 2012
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In Manhattan tonight? Then you’ll want to go see British pop sensation Cher Lloyd at the iHeartRadio Theater! Why? All proceeds from her concert’s sales will benefit Salvation…

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Salvation Army Farm Hosts Olympic Games Event!

Thursday, July 26, 2012

I wonder if Salvation Army founder, General William Booth, ever envisioned his farmland as a good terrain for mountain biking? Either way, we’re honored and thrilled that Hadliegh…

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It’s Back-to-School Shopping Time in Chattanooga!

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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The Target School Spree is off to a great start! The Salvation Army Chattanooga is one of many locations partnering with generous retailer Target to provide local children…

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Haiti: SAWSO’s Life-Saving Solutions for a Nation in Need

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Among the 25,000 attendees at the 19th annual International Aids Conference happening right now in Washington, DC are representatives of The Salvation Army’s World Service Office (SAWSO). This event is just one more way for SAWSO employees to hear the latest scientific developments on the disease and learn more about the global response to HIV.

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NFL Linebacker Tackles Substance Abuse Through SA

Monday, July 23, 2012
Photo Credit: Ron Jenkins/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, via Associated Press

At 6’7 and 280 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine past NFL linebacker John Corker as “weak”. But for years, the one-time Green bay Packer was dominated by his own dependence on drugs all the while playing defense for various teams.

“I was probably smoking $1,200 a day and playing pro football at the same time,” he said. “How my heart didn’t burst, I can’t tell you that.”

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Some Weekend Wisdom: Don’t Regret the Tests You’ve Passed

Friday, July 20, 2012
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Here’s a simple thought that will allow you to power forward and never look back: Growth is in learning to move from a place of “regret” into a place of “testimony”.

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Making a Difference for Thousands of Back-to-Schoolers!

Thursday, July 19, 2012
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As much as it always hurt to say goodbye to summer, the beginning of the new school year was always a little exciting. New clothes, new crayons, new friendships! But for some kids, returning to school can be a reminder of what they don’t have.

So once again and with your help, The Salvation Army will be providing disadvantaged kids with the right tools and confidence for success in the classroom through our back-to-school initiatives.

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A Simple Pair of New Shoes

Thursday, July 19, 2012
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Chanya and Mercedes were on the hunt for matching shoes Tuesday morning. After a long search, the twosome, both 10, found the perfect pair of black tennis shoes, one with pink accents and one with purple. They giggled with excitement.

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Salvation Army Stories: Part 2

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Deliberating between a sentence of time in state prison or the counsel of The Salvation Army, the judge decided to give Leslie Zimmerman one last chance, a prospect of real life change through a work program at The Salvation Army in Pasadena, CA.

That was a good call on his part.

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