Stories from the Red Shield Appeal

Stories from the Red Shield Appeal

Watch these stories from our generous volunteers and Salvos working everyday to provide support and bring hope to those in need

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Stories from Red Shield Appeal

Fighting family and domestic violence

The Salvation Army provides a wide range of services around the country to support women and women with children impacted by family and domestic violence.

Melanie: Rebuilding lives for women

Melanie worked with women and children who have experienced violence in the home and helped them to rebuild their lives.

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Salvos Family & Domestic Violence Services

Salvos FDV program regenerates hope by providing support to women and families facing domestic violence.

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Safer in the home: Breaking the cycles of abuse

Safer in the Home program has helped more than 130 women and their children who are assessed to be at lesser risk of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV)

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Homelessness service for the community

For the past eight years, Marnie has led a team at a homelessness service that provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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Thanks to our volunteers and supporters

Meet some of the faces behind the Salvos who enables us to assist more than one million Australians each year.

Caitlin our Red Shield Appeal volunteer

Caitlin is 19 years old and has been a Red Shield Appeal volunteer for as long as she can remember and loves the opportunity to support her local community in a meaningful way.

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Salvos cafe coordinator: Matt

Matt has worked for the Salvos for six years, coordinating a cafe that serves around 300 meals a day to homeless and marginalised people in Melbourne's CBD.

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Community support service: Dora

For the last six years, Dora has worked for The Salvation Army leading a team at a local community support service providing practical assistance to people in crisis.

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Always giving hope for those in need

Each of our services across Australia offer a unique program for people seek rehabilitation or experiencing alcohol, drug and gambling problems.

Salvos Sydney Congress Hall outreach

A place to a share a table and get to know each other, a place for gathering, and a place for new opportunities for everyone.

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Mohammed: Hope through recovery

Coming from Kenya, he's been through a lot of challenges. The Salvos provides open arms and support for Mohammed through his journey.

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Salvos Berwick Corps Community

Berwick Salvation Army Community runs a drug and alcohol services that provide help to prevent people falling through the gap and rebuilt relationships.

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