Five Reasons Volunteers Matter

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The following was originally posted on The Salvation Army Northern Division’s blog. In The Salvation Army, we have so much to be thankful for. From a supportive community…

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The Salvation Army helps man rebuild his life after losing everything in Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
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In October 2012, Ed Logan was realizing his dream of living on a sailboat just off of Staten Island—until Hurricane Sandy destroyed his boat and took away everything…

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Seniors Launch Englewood’s First Balcony Garden at Chicago Red Shield Center

Friday, October 17, 2014
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  Englewood may be known as a food desert, but a group of spunky senior women is growing their own bumper crop of fresh fruit and vegetables in…

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Thrift-or-Treat!

Thursday, October 16, 2014
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Last year, Forbes magazine reported that the expected total amount to be spent on Halloween costumes in United States was $2.6 billion. Yikes! Want to create the coolest…

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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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Changing the Coffee Culture

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
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Salvos Coffee works to decrease labor exploitation and increase sustainability. By Faye Michelson –  Imagine coffee cherries grown without fertilizers or pesticides in the rich volcanic soil of…

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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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Domestic Violence: How to Help Those Who Stay

Thursday, October 2, 2014
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  The pain and power struggles between men and women in unhealthy romantic relationships can surface in a variety of violent ways: harsh words or manipulative behavior that…

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Another Tasty Recipe: Pumpkin Dream Bar

Friday, September 26, 2014
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The weekend is almost here! But before you head off we want to share another delicious recipe from The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) Cookbook, in honor…

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FedEx Donates 19th Disaster Services Canteen to Salvation Army

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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If there’s one thing FedEx has mastered, it’s delivering. And they did just that and more when they visited The Salvation Army Flemington Corps in Hunterdon County, New Jersey yesterday…

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