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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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Salvos serving lattes by the lake

3 September 2012

Hundreds of people turned out recently for the grand opening of a new Salvation Army café – ‘Sal’s by the Lake...

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Food or bills - pensioners facing stark options

27 August 2012

“For me it is very humbling to see these pensioners, who have probably worked all their lives, having to seek out charity to help the...

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'Welcome home' to stability

27 August 2012

Many women, especially those who have hastily fled domestic violence, often arrive at The Salvation Army’s Pindari Women’s (em...

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Saving lives on 'rode2recovery'

23 August 2012

“I would say to students, ‘my name is Matt and I’m a recovering alcoholic and a drug addict and I’ve lost everyt...

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Technology to the community

19 August 2012

A new Salvation Army centre in Newcastle, which houses a number of services including the relocated Oasis Hunter Youth Network, has been ope...

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