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Thank You, Stearns & Foster!

Friday, February 10, 2012

Sleep and shelter: two of our most basic needs.

Thanks to Stearns & Foster’s hugely successful “Gift of Sleep” holiday program, residents at our shelters will receive both… along with a very comfortable bed!

The company, which is owned by Sealy, is donating $1 million worth of new mattresses to The Salvation Army.

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Dishin’ out love in Dallas

Thursday, February 9, 2012

We sometimes wonder if Salvation Army National Advisory Board (NAB) Chairperson Charlotte Jones Anderson ever has a moment to relax!

Just two weeks after January’s NAB meeting wrapped up in San Diego, Charlotte was back in her hometown of Dallas yesterday serving lunch to 275 men and women at The Salvation Army’s Carr P. Collins Social Service Center.

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Responding in Ukraine

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Many thanks to Major Bobby Westmorelan of The Salvation Army Ukraine and The Salvation Army, Southern Territory for providing the following information.

Recent temperatures in the Ukraine have reached as low as -36 degrees Celsius: the cause of a reported 135 person death toll. The Salvation Army is responding to the emergency by providing aid to the most vulnerable in all 13 unit locations throughout the country.

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Prepping for Disaster

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Have you seen advertisements for the show, Doomsday Preppers? The National Geographic Channel’s latest show features members of an American subculture who are preparing for the end of organized civilization as we know it.

No matter how shows like this or the media might try to spin preppers as entertaining “wack jobs” only fit for reality TV, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with being prepared for the worst of natural disaster-related events.