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Christmas hope through dark struggle

Christmas hope through dark struggle

8 December 2020

Last Christmas Ellie and her family were homeless and living in a tent. But this year, with support from the Salvos, they will celebrate Christmas in secure housing....

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First happy Christmas at 31

First happy Christmas at 31

4 December 2020

Lynda had her first happy Christmas at 31, because she and her daughter had their first ever secure ...

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Running away to hope

Running away to hope

27 November 2020

While Christmas in a women's crisis service could be depressing, Shirley says celebrating Christmas ...

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Homelessness support services

Homelessness support services

6 November 2018

The Salvation Army is the largest provider of homelessness services in Australia. Services are free,...

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Homelessness fact sheet

22 October 2018

"I think homelessness is an absolute tragedy. To feel that you don't belong anywhere, that you have ...

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A life back on track

A life back on track

2 April 2018

Melinda and her family had recently relocated to Geraldton when her partner ended their relationship...

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Homelessness accommodation

Homelessness accommodation

24 January 2018

At The Salvation Army, we don’t see ‘clients’, we work alongside people. We do...

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The Salvation Army Responds to Destructive Hurricane Season

The Salvation Army Responds to Destructive Hurricane Season

3 November 2017

The 2017 hurricane season has been destructive, with Salvation Army responders being stretched beyon...

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The homeless have a life story too

The homeless have a life story too

18 April 2017

"It's long and it's cold … and you have to sleep with one eye open because you don't know who...

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Gaynor's story

Gaynor's story

1 December 2016

My job is high risk. But I know that despite the risks, I need to continue the fight against the app...

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Streets to Stage Recap

18 October 2016

Want to catch up on all the media coverage of our Streets to Stage tour? Check out the links below...

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Eddie McGuire: Not all black and white

Eddie McGuire: Not all black and white

9 September 2016

Salvo Major Brendan Nottle met McGuire in 1999 at the footy. Like McGuire, Major Nottle is a fervent...

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Fundraising tools

13 July 2016

How to fundraise

How to collect cash donations

How to collect cash donations

Print off this form to help you collect cash donations.

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How to ask someone to sponsor you

How to ask someone to sponsor you

Need some inspiration in asking for donations? Try this paragraph

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One week fundraising guide

One week fundraising guide

Your guide to raising $300 in one week

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A journey better shared

A journey better shared

13 July 2016

When Blake first came to The Salvation Armys Oasis Youth Services in Canberra he was just 16. Six ye...

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Couch surfing: the dangerous undercurrents

Couch surfing: the dangerous undercurrents

13 July 2016

Marks home life was pretty good until his mother remarried. I had stepfather issues he says. "It was...

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From 'cool' to freezing

From 'cool' to freezing

13 July 2016

“Waking up one morning in the middle of winter – it was freezing cold and pouring down...

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Challenges of couch surfing

Challenges of couch surfing

13 July 2016

Imagine not knowing where you will sleep tonight. Or what you will have to eat. Will you and your be...

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Maintaining school while surviving homelessness

Maintaining school while surviving homelessness

13 July 2016

“I cannot imagine not knowing where you are going to stay. Not having eaten, not having showe...

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Dealing with the devil of addiction

Dealing with the devil of addiction

13 July 2016

“You walk in here with fear in your eyes and death in your heart and walk out of here with l...

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Home at last

Home at last

13 July 2016

“It really is hard when you are homeless. It feels like your whole life is trashed and scatte...

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Homeless rate on the rise in Port Macquarie

Homeless rate on the rise in Port Macquarie

1 September 2015

Known for its beautiful beaches and hinterland, rural villages and charming seaside towns, Port Macq...

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Passion to grow future leaders

Passion to grow future leaders

19 February 2014

“I spent years of my life hiding who I really was because I was so ashamed of my past. I was ...

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