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Diamond in the rough

2 July 2015

About 25 years ago, Tony Dixon turned up at The Salvation Army’s William Booth Institute in Sydney. He was requesting admission to the Brid...

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Retired officers join drought-relief battle

19 June 2015

“Australian farmers really are very resilient, especially the ones who have a faith in God. But some haven’t been able to stan...

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Freetown to freedom

15 June 2015

Edward Conteh is a refugee from Sierra Leone. He was born in the northern village of Makeni, 200km from the capital, Freetown, in 1970. He l...

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Lyn's Bundy run giving back to God

9 June 2015

Lyn Harley was only four when her mother walked out on her, a six-year-old brother and their father. They were difficult days in Australia;...

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How hard is it to live on $18 a day?

29 May 2015

Here at the Salvos, we were shocked by our research that found our clients, on average, were living on $125 a week after paying for rent. Ki...

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Sponsored run appeals to Kevin

21 May 2015

Seventy-five-year-old Lismore resident Kevin Elsey is aiming to raise $1000 for the Red Shield Appeal by running 20 kilometres. The Lismore...

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The public's favourite appeal

13 May 2015

In September 1880, underneath the proverbial gum tree in Adelaide's Botanic Park, the seeds were sown for a partnership between the people o...

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It's like Christmas Day

11 May 2015

As the clock ticks to 6am on Doorknock Sunday, Andrew Hill will leap from his bed and prepare for a day of action and adventure. “It&...

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Appeal pioneer soldiers on

8 May 2015

The mind is still willing but the body isn’t so sure anymore. If the two can agree on the day, then one of the pioneers of the Red Sh...

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Salvos support worldwide school petition

5 May 2015

The Salvation Army has pledged its support to one of the biggest petitions in history – #UpForSchool – demanding that world le...

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