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National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Tropical Storm Beryl may have ruined a few holiday cookouts and beach trips this last weekend around Jacksonville, Florida, but thankfully, the damage was minimal. The hurricane season in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico officially begins this Friday, June 1 and runs through November 30. Although tropical storms like Beryl and Alberto have arrived earlier than usual, the 2012 season is projected to be less active than in recent years due to an El Nino effect.

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May is Older Americans Month

Thursday, May 24, 2012

May is Older Americans Month, a yearly celebration of the older adults in our communities. Since the 55-plus age category is the fastest growing group in the country, The Salvation Army’s programs for older adults are more important than ever.

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FedEx Delivers…a Major Donation!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

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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Minneapolis: One Year of Service Down, Two to Go

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

It’s been a year since a tornado ripped through North Minneapolis and left hundreds of families homeless. Not only is The Salvation Army still serving tornado survivors, it has a new program to help them two more years into the future.