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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When Helping Hurts

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
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Dr. Brian Fickkert, author of  When Healing Hurts, How to Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting the Poor… and Yourself, discusses with Lt. Colonel Allen Satterlee, Editor-in-Chief of  The War Cry, what it…

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Hunger Does Not Discriminate

Friday, March 21, 2014

The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. Contrary to what some people believe, most folks who need help from Salvation Army food shelves…

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‘Rescued’ food feeds hungry Minnesotans

Thursday, March 6, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. It’s one of the coldest days of winter, but 40-below wind chills aren’t stopping Cam Hill…

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Bed & Bread Radiothon Raises Funds to Combat Hunger & Homelessness

Monday, February 24, 2014
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Hunger has become a pervasive everyday fact in the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in the Detroit area. Labeled as a “food desert”, the city has…

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Mapping Poverty in America

Thursday, February 20, 2014
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The effects of the Great Recession are still lingering and the number of Americans living in poverty is on the rise. According to The State of Poverty, 46.5…

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How Much Do You Know About Poverty in the U.S?

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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The poverty rate in the United States is staggering: In 2012, according to The National Center for Law and Economic Justice, 46.5 million Americans were living below the…

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Salvation Army Today, January 16

Thursday, January 16, 2014

This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – features a powerful storm in Tonga, record donations in South Korea, a pledge to reduce…

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Haiti Four Years Later: Encouraged by Progress and Hopeful for the Future

Sunday, January 12, 2014
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There are no doubts that the quake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010 was devastating; the loss of hundreds of thousands of lives, more than one million people forced into shelters made of whatever could be salvaged, businesses and livelihoods lost and a nation trying to make sense of it.

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Top Charities Pledge to Educate, Innovate, and Act to Reduce Poverty in America

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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On the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson’s pledge to wage “unconditional war on poverty in America,” humanitarian organizations and advocates announced today a new collaboration to fight the War on Poverty.

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