Princess Ball Shows What Real Beauty is to Survivors of Domestic Violence

Thursday, July 10, 2014
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We don’t usually associate homelessness, domestic violence and life in a shelter with ball gowns, sparkling jewelry or joyous dancing. For the women at The Salvation Army’s Ruth Lilly Women & Children’s Center in Indianapolis, this all changed with the inaugural Princess Ball, held next door to the shelter at Center City Corps.

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Surviving Abuse

Monday, June 23, 2014
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Growing up, we used to have to heat the house with kerosene heaters and they were old. The smell from the smoke would get into my clothes and the kids would tease me in school.

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Real Love Feels Safe: Domestic Abuse Services for Women Seeking Refuge

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Student and survivor artwork line the common room at The Salvation Army’s Domestic Violence shelter in Brevard county, Florida.

It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. If you know someone suffering violence, visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org for information on Salvation Army shelters near you.  BREVARD COUNTY, FLA – Janice’s* scar is…

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Salvation Army Leader To Present at UN Commission On the Status of Women

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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Thousands of women will gather in New York City this weekend for the 2013 Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations headquarters in New York…

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Help us Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
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The Salvation Army is recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month as an opportunity to raise awareness of the issue, and encourage you to join our fight against domestic abuse….

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Indiana Advisory Board Member Donates Playground

Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Beyond the confines of a brick wall outside The Salvation Army’s Ruth Lilly Shelter for Women and Children, youngsters screamed and giggled.

They chased one another through the mulch covered playground, only stopping to climb or bounce on the obstacles that happened to land in their path.

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Shelter Celebrates 30 Years of Saving & Empowering Domestic Abuse Victims

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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Elizabeth fled from an abusive boyfriend twice. Both times she was welcomed into the warm embrace of The Salvation Army.

Melynda knew she was in trouble when she was hit so hard she temporarily lost eye sight. She still wears an eye patch and is unsure if she will ever see clearly in her left eye.

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