Inspired Testimonies from The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center – San Francisco

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

“I’ve managed through [the ARC] program to fix the broken relationships, to reunite with my family. There was a time in my life when I would always be…

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“Band Aid” Mike Repairs Donations, Salvation Army Repairs Lives

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Photo Credit: John Docter, The Salvation Army Western Territory

On any given day of the week, employees working in the back of a Salvation Army Family Store will sort through hundreds of donated items. And occasionally, items need to be scrubbed, repaired or lifted in some way in order to be resold at the front of the store.

At the Orange County, California Salvation Army Family Store, this is where “Band Aid” Mike comes in.

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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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2012 Online Annual Report Now Available

Monday, September 24, 2012
Read our latest Online Annual Report at annualreport.salvationarmyusa.org.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jer. 29:11).

This verse from Jeremiah is the foundation for The Salvation Army’s 2012 Online Annual Report’s theme, “Hope and Future”, now available at http://annualreport.salvationarmyusa.org/.

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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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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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Salvation Army Stories: Part 1

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Expect Change, The Salvation Army Western Territory’s blog has been featuring a great video series called Salvation Army Stories, video testimonials from individuals who have been spiritually transformed…

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Dress to Impress with Salvation Army Family Stores

Monday, May 21, 2012
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The following was contributed by guest blogger, Sheila Fortson, owner of the Hidden Glam Boutique in Ambler, PA. Sheila is also known as “The Glam Thrifter” because she loves to shop second-hand and does it like a pro! Join her online at www.MeetSheilaFortson.com and www.Facebook.com/TheGlamThrifter.

All dresses pictured below are from The Salvation Army Family Store in Montgomeryville, PA!

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Monday, April 9, 2012
Courtesy of dallas.satruck.org

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month – an opportunity to raise awareness of alcohol abuse, prevent underage drinking, and encourage all people to make healthy, safe choices. As such, The Salvation Army is praying for the full recovery of those who suffer from personal or familial alcohol abuse: please join us!

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Meet Keith, A Salvation Army Star

Thursday, February 23, 2012
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Nominated by his boss, Lynn Kallgren, as a Salvation Army employee deserving recognition for his character and achievements, Keith Butler has worked tirelessly as a Data Entry Specialist for The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in San Diego for 17 years, all the while volunteering his time when the hours allow for it.

“He’ll actually work after church on Sunday all day so that he can take Friday off to ring bells at our red kettles,” Lynn said.

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