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Depth of care grows from pain

9 September 2013

“No matter where or what part of the socio-economic level you come from, you just don’t know what tomorrow may bring. I never...

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Helping forever ‘break the cycle’

2 September 2013

“We had a young girl whose parents had never worked a day in their life, and their parents had never worked. She came in at the end o...

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Parties with layers of purpose

1 July 2013

“The breakfasts are a big party – we really make it big so that the kids walk in and go, ‘wow, we didn’t realise...

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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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