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Lent: 40 days of “Taking Up” Good Deeds

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

  The word “Lent” traces back to Old Germanic words for “long” which seems appropriate for anyone anxiously awaiting warmer temperatures. Originally Lent was a time of discipline…

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SA Schools Combat Economic Disadvantage, Discrimination to Help Students Become Their Best

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Salvation Army is well known for many things, including uniforms, brass bands, homeless shelters and rehabilitation centers. What is less well known is that The Salvation Army is responsible for an astonishing 2,769 schools.

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Get Prepared. It’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Disasters can strike at any moment. In 2013, a devastating string of tornadoes-including the deadliest of the year in Moore, OK-ripped through central Oklahoma and claimed houses, schools,…

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Alaska Fights Human Trafficking

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Stephanie Pavlakis is the social justice program specialist for the Alaska Division. The following was originally featured in Caring Magazine, a publication of The Salvation Army Western Territory…