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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

The Steeles spend much of December delivering presents and Christmas hampers to disadvantaged children in remote indigenous communities and...

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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 Christmas hams for The Salvation Army Sydney...

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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

Please read this devastating story of Sarah and family, their house was completely burnt down during the bushfire.

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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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Georgie's connection with the Salvos is personal

Over the past few years, the Salvos have occupied a special place in Georgie Gardner's heart.

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