Formerly homeless youth a ‘Jack’ of all trades

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. Two years ago, Jack Wahlquist was a 17-year-old kid living in a turbulent household in St….

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The Face of The Salvation Army’s Fight On Poverty

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Detroit is a city of vibrant cultural diversity, the automobile capital of the world. Yet, when people think of this city, they generally see crime, urban decay and blight.

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Thank You, Veterans

Friday, November 9, 2012
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In honor of Veterans Day this Sunday, November 11, we wish to express our sincere gratitude to the men and women who have served and sacrificed for this…

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It’s OK to Be “Trashy” One Night A Year For a Good Cause

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
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“Look at that trashionista wearing Glad bag couture!” Ok, so you probably wouldn’t hear those exact words at The Salvation Army Midland Division’s Inaugural Garbage Bag Gala last…

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NFL Linebacker Tackles Substance Abuse Through SA

Monday, July 23, 2012
Photo Credit: Ron Jenkins/The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, via Associated Press

At 6’7 and 280 pounds, it’s difficult to imagine past NFL linebacker John Corker as “weak”. But for years, the one-time Green bay Packer was dominated by his own dependence on drugs all the while playing defense for various teams.

“I was probably smoking $1,200 a day and playing pro football at the same time,” he said. “How my heart didn’t burst, I can’t tell you that.”

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