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Rosemary and time for hope

From youth in Kings Cross to residents in an aged care home, Rosemary says everyone is looking for the same thing at Christmas.

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The gift of family

The Salvation Army's Family Tracing Service has provided Sarah with a present like no other this Christmas.

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Hope springs from devastation

News presenter Ron Wilson has never forgotten the generosity he experienced from The Salvation Army following aftermath of Cyclone Tracy.

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Gifts from the sky

Six years ago, the Steele family’s world changed when they felt a calling to the skies.

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Laughter in the midst of tears

After becoming her husband's full-time carer, Hazel wasn't sure how she was going to make ends meet at Christmas.

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The Ham Family

Meet the “Ham Family”, affectionately named for 17-years of volunteer service carving hams for the Salvos Christmas lunch.

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A new Christmas tradition

This Christmas, Major Robbin Moulds encourages you to establish new family traditions.

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Christmas reborn

Major Beth Twivey shares about the moment that changed the way she celebrated Christmas.

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Christmas gifts up in flames

"(A friend's wife) had called and let us know that the house was gone and to prepare ourselves because it wasn’t going to be good."

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Gretel Killeen and Christmas

Gretel Killeen's daughter, Epiphany Morgan, asks her mum about her memories of Christmas growing up.

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The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.

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