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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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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Resolved to be Healthier? Add ‘Giving Back’ to the Checklist.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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If you’ve resolved to maintain good health in 2014, add ‘giving back’ to your daily checklist. That’s right, being selfless reaps some self-serving health benefits. A 2013 study…

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Iron Range kids have steely ambition

Friday, July 5, 2013
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Try, but you’ll have a hard time finding kids as giving as the ones in Virginia, Minn. About 20 of them volunteer at the Virginia Salvation Army almost every week. For some, it’s practically every day.

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Single or Attached: Here are 8 Ways to Celebrate Love This Valentine’s Day

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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The annual day of romance is almost upon us, a holiday that’s hard to miss. Stores have helpfully reminded us since Christmas, covering shelves with all-things red, pink…

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Helpful Hands in San Fran!

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Rachel from The Salvation Army of San Francisco hit the streets during our 59th Annual National Salvation Army Week to find out how residents “Do the Most Good”…

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She told us! Will you?

Friday, April 27, 2012

In celebration of National Salvation Army Week (NSAW), May 14-20, we’re highlighting the amazing individuals who volunteer their time to make this life a little better for those in need.

So, how do you “Do the Most Good” within your local community or around the world? We’d like to hear from our supporters, including volunteers, employees, and fans and followers on social media, how you volunteer and help your communities.

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On a Mission to Serve

Thursday, April 26, 2012
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From a homeless shelter in Pittsburgh to the safe houses of Abu Dhabi, new National Advisory Board member Pamela Abdalla has been changing lives in the name of The Salvation Army for many years.

Pamela founded and maintained a coalition committed to bimonthly cultural, educational, and social programs at the Salvation Army’s Pittsburgh Family Caring Center (FCC). To support her work with the FCC, Pamela founded one of the nation’s most unique fundraiser, the “Annual Garbage Bag Gala.”

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Honor Society: “Doing the Most Good” 24/7

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The guys behind the band Honor Society have been on the road nonstop lately, performing at venues across the U.S. and Canada in support of The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign. They may be rocking out at night but in between concerts, the guys spend their days volunteering at various Salvation Army locations; serving food, washing dishes, and offering a listening ear to the less fortunate who rely on The Salvation Army for food, shelter and support each day.

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Youth Driven to “Do the Most Good”

Monday, October 17, 2011

What an inspiring gal!

Katie Wilkinson, a high school junior in Tempe, AZ started a “Red Kettle Club” at her school, a student group that will support the community year-round by means of The Salvation Army.

Through social media outlets, a PowerPoint presentation, and persuasion, Katie attracted more than two dozen students to the first meeting to tell fellow students about her idea. Club members will coordinate fundraising events in Tempe to support Salvation Army Programs that Help – an initiative that encourages donors to help community members in need.

She’s already planned the first event- an all-day bell ringing affair outside of Kroger’s on December 3 to benefit the homeless.

Inspired by her parents’ volunteer efforts her entire life, Katie is “Doing the Most Good” in their footsteps. We’re amazed at her love and dedication!

Check out the original article here.

Want to “Do the Most Good” in your community? Visit www.SalvationArmyUSA.org and type in your zip code in the upper right corner to contact your local Salvation Army.

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