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A Reason to Hope – Joplin One Year Later

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Every morning since the storm, Doug has gone out to sit on his old concrete porch, all that remains of his former home.

“I don’t think I’ve missed a morning. It’s where I can be by myself, gather my thoughts, plan for my day,” he says.

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Joplin: One Year Later

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

One year ago today, Joplin, MO homes and businesses were leveled within a matter of minutes when the town suffered a direct hit by a massive EF5 tornado with wind speeds over 200 mph. The storm killed 161 people and left most residents displaced and homeless.

Throughout the day, we’ll be featuring blog posts from Danni Eickenhorst, Communications Specialist from The Salvation Army in St. Louis. She’s in Joplin today taking part in the one year anniversary festivities and the Day of Unity event.

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Army to Descend on PA Capitol

Monday, May 21, 2012

The following news came from The Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division. Since the late 1800’s, The Salvation Army has been waging war on poverty in Pennsylvania.  Just this past…

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Dress to Impress with Salvation Army Family Stores

Monday, May 21, 2012

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!