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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Send a “Blessing” to MN Flood Survivors

Thursday, July 12, 2012
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Three weeks following the worst flash flooding disaster in more than a century, residents and local governments from Northeastern Minnesota are continuing to pick up the pieces and determine…

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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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Update & Pictures: Salvation Army Continues Aid in Colorado

Monday, July 9, 2012
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The ten major fires burning west of Colorado Springs since June 23 have been contained or are on their way to full containment with help from a welcomed…

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3 Reality Shows Setting the Stage for Successful Fundraising

Friday, July 6, 2012
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The Salvation Army puts the “fun” in “fundraising”! At least that’s what The Chronicle of Philanthropy claimed in a recent article titled, “Taking Cues from TV for Fundraising…

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Are you a lover of all things vintage? Check out Sammy D!

Thursday, July 5, 2012
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Attention thift store mavens! If you’ve never heard of vintage fashion expert and thrifting extraordinaire, Sammy Davis, then you’re missing out! The highly praised blogger and New York…

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SA Reinforcements Called to Serve CO Wildfire Survivors

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The Salvation Army's Territorial Commander for the Western United States, Commissioner James Knaggs (third from left, back row), made a special visit to Colorado Springs to survey relief operations and areas devastated by the recent Waldo Canyon Fires. Here, Commissioner Knaggs offers a prayer of support to those who will continue to offer relief and aid to the many families displaced by this fire. (courtesy of www.facebook.com/imsalvationarmy)

Since the start of the Waldo Canyon wildfire in Colorado Springs, CO, The Salvation Army has been striving to meet the needs of survivors, emergency response personnel and…

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Post-Weekend Storms: Serving MD & WV

Monday, July 2, 2012
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Residents of Maryland and West Virginia are still suffering in the aftermath of the super derecho that swept through this past weekend. The widespread storm caused power outages…

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