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David's Freedom Story

28 June 2013

David was a former real estate agent from a privileged background with money, nice clothes, multiple Sydney properties and a $2000 a day her...

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Matt's Freedom Story

28 April 2013

My name is Matthew, I entered The Salvation Army Bridge Program on the 14th May 2012 through a court diversion program.  I was required...

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Farmers face a dry spell

26 April 2013

So far in 2013, parts of Australia have faced floods and bushfires, and now some farmers are facing the prospect of another drought. Salvati...

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Oasis offers life-changing support

19 March 2013

"A lot of the young people that we work with actually live with their grandparents. They’re in a later phase of their life where they...

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Gratitude for rich life flows on to others

18 March 2013

When Joy’s* daughter spoke to Alana Parker of The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus (ACP) about her mother’s gifting of her estate...

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Shining a light into the darkness

3 December 2012

“You just look at some of the kids [and others on the streets] and think, ‘how can you possibly get through this life’&...

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Journey from despair to glorius hope

3 December 2012

Six years ago Hailey was a painfully shy volunteer, too timid to even sit at the staff lunch table. Today, she holds a management position a...

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Kids with disabilities flourish through music

26 November 2012

“To my absolute delight the words slowly started to come. He would say ‘drums’, ‘guitar’ and so on. But t...

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Community care on wheels

5 November 2012

Lake Macquarie Youth Worker of the Year James Cameron says he is “privileged” to work with the community to help provide skill...

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Compassion, care and love from above

10 September 2012

“A disaster is a bit like a death in the family. Everyone provides support initially, but often as time goes by, the surviving person...

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