The Salvation Army’s Strategy for Long-Term Relief in Haiti

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army will be heavily and closely involved in rebuilding Haiti well past the conclusion of the current emergency situation caused by Haiti’s massive earthquake on January 12. A Salvation Army international strategy conference was recently held in London, England, to determine Haiti’s long-term needs. It was attended by a delegation from The Salvation  […]
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Are You Ready to Join Earth Hour?

Posted on 23rd March 2010, by Salvation Army
Will you be joining a billion people around the world in turning off the lights on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 p.m.? The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters is a registered participant in Earth Hour 2010. Participation in Earth Hour is a symbolic global statement about making long-term changes to the way we use resources both  […]
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Salvation Army Schools Resume in Port-au-Prince

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
College Verena is one of two Salvation Army schools in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is, however, the only one still standing after the January earthquake. Prior to the quake the campus had three buildings with 1,200 students enrolled. The quake destroyed two of the three buildings, the administrative office and the storage area. Within weeks of  […]
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The Salvation Army Now at Work in 120 Countries Adding Nicaragua

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army’s World Leader, General Shaw Clifton, has announced the official opening of The Salvation Army’s work in Nicaragua. On March 1, 2010, Nicaragua became the 120th country in which the Army is officially at work. The Salvation Army is in good standing with the Nicaraguan authorities and prospects for the future development of  […]
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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 5

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Following Chile’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, and as strong aftershocks provoke panic in the country, The Salvation Army continues to provide help in the following ways: More than 15,000 persons have received rations of food. The Salvation Army is helping with the clearing of debris. The Salvation Army is distributing baskets that include food, water,  […]
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No Permanent Address for Peter – Video

Posted on 16th March 2010, by Salvation Army
It’s about survival. Homeless youth are rarely on the streets by choice. They are typically there because of circumstances. Peter Lewis, 26, discovered that sleeping on the streets, in tents, emergency shelters or on friends’ couches was a solution to an unstable family situation.
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Addiction Rehab and Spirituality: Can or should the two be separated?

Posted on 12th March 2010, by Salvation Army
A Winnipeg man who has struggled with alcoholism for decades has filed a complaint with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission because he can’t find a treatment program that doesn’t rely on religion or spirituality as part of the recovery process. Rob Johnstone, who has filed the complaint, says the presence of spiritual elements in rehab  […]
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Haiti – Baby Girl Born in Salvation Army School Parking Lot

Posted on 10th March 2010, by Salvation Army
On March 8, outside The Salvation Army’s classroom doors, a miracle occurred in the midst of chaos. A young pregnant woman in labour walked into The Salvation Army facility that houses the Army’s current school and clinic in Port-au-Prince. She had no time to make it to the nearest working hospital, 40 minutes away. Staff  […]
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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 4

Posted on 10th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in southern Chile has been officially recognized by the government and will continue to provide immediate and long-term assistance in assigned zones. A Salvation Army church in Hualpencillo, near Concepcion (which suffered great devastation), is serving meals, and tents have been set up on the property to house those whose homes were  […]
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