Salvation Army Rehabilitation Starts with the Heart

Friday, July 26, 2013
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  Grady Mosby started experimenting with drugs and alcohol in Junior High as a way to escape feelings of anger and abandonment. Reality was a plaguing reminder of…

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National Alcohol Awareness Month

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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April marks the 27th annual National Alcohol Awareness Month, sponsored by the National Council on Alcohol and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD); a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness…

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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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“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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Salvation Army Today, September 27!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

This week’s Salvation Army Today video – brought to you by The Salvation Army Southern Territory – covers human trafficking, addiction, and the release of The Salvation Army USA’s…

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2012 Online Annual Report Now Available

Monday, September 24, 2012
Read our latest Online Annual Report at annualreport.salvationarmyusa.org.

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future” (Jer. 29:11).

This verse from Jeremiah is the foundation for The Salvation Army’s 2012 Online Annual Report’s theme, “Hope and Future”, now available at http://annualreport.salvationarmyusa.org/.

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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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Honoring Excellence in Social Service

Monday, April 16, 2012
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Ready for Mission, Equipped for Service That was the theme of The Salvation Army‘s National Social Services and Disaster Management Conference that was held last month in Phoenix. The…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

Monday, April 9, 2012
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April is National Alcohol Awareness Month – an opportunity to raise awareness of alcohol abuse, prevent underage drinking, and encourage all people to make healthy, safe choices. As such, The Salvation Army is praying for the full recovery of those who suffer from personal or familial alcohol abuse: please join us!

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“I just love loving people!”

Thursday, March 22, 2012
All smiles: Tim and Tanya at church.

It’s amazing how often an individual’s spiritual and emotional transformation results from life’s curveballs. C.S. Lewis famously said “Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.”

No one understands this better than Tanya. As a soldier for The Salvation Army in San Diego, she is a shining example of Christ in her love for and service to others.

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