The Salvation Army prepares for World Cup in Brazil

Thursday, June 12, 2014
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The 2014 World Cup is here. The widely viewed competition features 32 nations that will vie for the world championship starting today, June 12 through July 13. Millions…

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Alaska Fights Human Trafficking

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
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Stephanie Pavlakis is the social justice program specialist for the Alaska Division. The following was originally featured in Caring Magazine, a publication of The Salvation Army Western Territory…

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“Slave sale” Raises Awareness About Salvation Army’s Efforts to Combat Trafficking

Monday, October 28, 2013
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This post is being featured in recognition of White Ribbon Against Pornography Week (WRAP). This week is dedicated to raise public awareness about our culture’s pornography problem and…

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day: Help us Spread the Word

Friday, January 11, 2013
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Today the nation observes Human Trafficking Awareness Day, an opportunity to shed light on the growing issue of modern-day slavery worldwide and throughout the United States. The International Labor…

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Salvation Army Today, October 11!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – features The Salvation Army’s efforts to combat human trafficking in the US…

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Salvation Army Today, September 27!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – covers human trafficking, addiction, and the release of The Salvation Army USA’s…

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Our God Fights for Us

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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This coming weekend The Salvation Army and Christians around the world will observe the 7th Annual Weekend of Prayer & Fasting for Victims of Sexual Trafficking.

In addition to the thousands of prayers that will be offered on behalf of victims and those working to help them rebuild their lives, I hope a new theme will be added to the pleas that are lifted up to God—a theme that practically shouts to us from the book of Joshua.

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Sunday: Abused Women & Children’s Awareness Day

Friday, June 8, 2012
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On Sunday, June 10, The Salvation Army is taking part in recognizing Abused Women and Children’s Awareness Day, an opportunity to reflect on how we can stop the violence that is destroying the lives and well-being of children and promote ways to aid victims.

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FedEx Delivers…a Major Donation!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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If there’s one thing FedEx has mastered, it’s delivering. And they did just that and more when they visited The Salvation Army, Golden State Division in San Francisco during National Salvation Army Week.

But this wasn’t your typical white package delivery.

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“Kony 2012″ Sheds Light on Trafficking Epidemic

Monday, March 19, 2012
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By now I’m sure you’ve heard the words “Kony 2012.”

The 30-minute film and campaign slogan created by Invisible Children, Inc. has been popping up all over social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. One week into the video’s release, it was officially named the most viral video in history with over 100 million views on YouTube. Whether you like the video or not, the film sheds a bright light on the atrocities of child trafficking – an industry that enslaves approximately 1.2 million children each year.

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