Julie’s Story

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Originally featured in The War Cry, a publication of The Salvation Army National Headquarters. Read more at http://www.thewarcry.org/. by Blake Fetterman, LMFT, Director of Operations Carr P. Collins Social Service…

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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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Charlie Wilson: Dedicated Volunteer for Over 20 Years

Friday, May 16, 2014
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Charlie Wilson is still volunteering at The Salvation Army West Women’s & Children’s Shelter – and he is in his nineties!  For almost three decades, Charlie and Luisa…

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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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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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Salvation Army Efforts Intensified In Tornado Damaged Midwestern Cities

Thursday, November 21, 2013
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  The following was contributed by Jeff Curnow and originally featured on The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) site.  Across Illinois and Indiana, as damage assessments are…

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Salvation Army Serving Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Salvation Army is serving survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in the aftermath of the deadliest natural disaster on record. Classified as a category 5 typhoon,…

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Hurricane Sandy: Signs of Recovery Continue One Year Later

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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One year ago, Hurricane Sandy pummeled the East Coast following a four-day northern trek, creating the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of the 2012 season. Affecting 24 states,…

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Transitional Living Program Equips Employed, Homeless Men With Tools for Self-Sufficiency

Thursday, July 25, 2013
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  There can be so many reasons for becoming homeless, especially during these tough economic times. Whether you’ve been evicted, deal with substance abuse, face a domestic break-up…

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