Meet Isaac: Your Donations At Work

Monday, March 18, 2013

When times get tough, it’s easy to lose hope and look to quick fix remedies like junk food, impulse purchases, and emotional outbursts. For some, drugs and alcohol…

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DIY Home Decor from The Salvation Army Family Store!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Post courtesy of The Salvation Army Chattanooga. Check out their blog at Click here to find them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter  – @SalArmyChattown.  **** I never…

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Pittsburgh Feeding Program Seeks Out City’s Homeless & Delivers the Goods

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Cold Weather Homeless Feeding Program

The Salvation Army in Pittsburgh is hosting a unique feeding program where volunteers and employees seek out the city’s homeless population and coordinate the delivery of hot meals,…

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Meet Howard: Your Donations At Work

Thursday, February 7, 2013

There are some doors that only God can close. That’s what Howard realized after he finally overcame his dependency on drugs through the physical and spiritual counseling at…

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Single or Attached: Here are 8 Ways to Celebrate Love This Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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The annual day of romance is almost upon us, a holiday that’s hard to miss. Stores have helpfully reminded us since Christmas, covering shelves with all-things red, pink…

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From Railroads to Rehabilitation

Friday, January 25, 2013

At the height of his alcoholism, Clyde Hensley would pray, “God, don’t wake me up in the morning.” He didn’t want to be a burden on anyone, including himself. Growing…

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Inspired Testimonies from The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center – San Francisco

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

“I’ve managed through [the ARC] program to fix the broken relationships, to reunite with my family. There was a time in my life when I would always be…

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Meet Max Dunn, Mentor of Men

Friday, October 19, 2012

A resident of The Salvation Army Lytton Springs Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Healdsburg, Calif., enters a small office and closes the door. Behind the desk a sturdy, white-haired man stands and greets him with a firm handshake and a smile, “Hey, Jesse, how’re you doing?” For the next 40 minutes, the resident, a recovering addict, will have the undivided attention of this counselor, mentor and prayer partner—someone deeply invested in his successful recovery.

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Declutter The Coat Closet & Do The Most Good!

Monday, October 15, 2012

The fall season is almost half over, which means old man winter is on his way. And we hear he’s going to be especially harsh to residents of…

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“Band Aid” Mike Repairs Donations, Salvation Army Repairs Lives

Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Photo Credit: John Docter, The Salvation Army Western Territory

On any given day of the week, employees working in the back of a Salvation Army Family Store will sort through hundreds of donated items. And occasionally, items need to be scrubbed, repaired or lifted in some way in order to be resold at the front of the store.

At the Orange County, California Salvation Army Family Store, this is where “Band Aid” Mike comes in.

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