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Recovery was the Christmas gift

Garry spent two weeks of Christmas in rehabilitation from addiction with the Salvos.

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Christmas After Fire

Lacey and her family lost their home, their furniture and possessions. Without help from the Salvos, they would have had nothing for Christm...

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Christmas to Christmas family miracle

This past Christmas, Barbara and her kids have been volunteering as Salvos volunteers, as part of her journey of giving back to the communit...

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A simple act of Christmas kindness

“There were many times when our faith was tested.” – Dean Sometimes a simple act of kindness can change lives –...

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Samantha Jade Christmas Appeal Ambassador

We are thrilled to announce ARIA Award-winner, Samantha Jade, as our ambassador for this years Christmas Appeal.

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We nearly cancelled Christmas

Jennie, Rob and their three children live out west. After one of their children was seriously injured they struggled to make ends meet. They...

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12 days, 12 ways to give hope

Our desire this Christmas is to give hope to those that are doing it tough and to bring some Christmas cheer to the people around us while i...

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The Christmas Story

Christmas can be a time of joy, a time to celebrate love for one another, and a time of sharing gifts. However, for some, it can be a time o...

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Countdown to Christmas blessings

“The most meaningful thing we can give in our lives is love and the wonderful thing is you give it with no expectation of a return, b...

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The gift of hope

Jon* and his wife Beth* shed tears of joy as they drove away from the SalvosConnect centre in Mackay at Christmas last year. The g...

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