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Beautiful beads, made from recycled Salvation Army magazines

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Dorcus Beads made from recycled Caring magazines

The Salvation Army in the Western Territory publishes a quarterly magazine called Caring which draws feature stories from throughout the United States, and often the world. Caring strives to tell The Salvation Army’s story of holistic ministry through evangelistic and social outreach.

Right now Caring magazine has a special offer! Buy a bracelet or keychain (while supplies last) made of Dorcus Beads constructed from the pages of Caring for $19.95 and receive a one-year subscription to the magazine for free! Or subscribe for three-years ($40) and receive a bracelet or keychain free.

Buy a bracelet or keychain for yourself and gift the subscription, or keep them both!

Send a check and your mailing details to Caring (180 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802), call 562-491-8723 with your credit card information, and mention “beads,” or email editor Christin Davis with your order.

Dorcus Beads is a micro-enterprise project, established in 2008, that enables Kenyan women who are HIV+ to support their families by making jewelry out of recycled magazines.

:: Click here to read more about Dorcus Beads from Caring magazine.

:: Or, click this link to read more about Dorcus Beads on this blog.

:: To learn more about Caring magazine, please click here for a link to their Facebook page.


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