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The Salvation Army loved Tony when he couldn’t love himself

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Photo credit: John Docter

Photo credit: John Docter

“They didn’t beat me over the head with a Bible…It was the fact that they loved me when I couldn’t love myself.”

Photo credit: John Docter

Photo credit: John Docter

Tony came to The Salvation Army from prison. He didn’t want to be alone anymore and knew he needed to be on a different path. So he told his parole officer he’d give our program a try for 30 days.

After the 30 days were up, he didn’t want to leave. The Salvation Army cared about him and he could feel it.

He knew we could help him lead a different kind of life and stay out of prison.

Here’s the rest of Tony’s powerful story, created by the talented Jason Leighton in our MultiMedia Ministries office:

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction and needs help, please visit us at www.satruck.com to find one of our rehabilitation programs.

Remember that everything you give to or buy from a Salvation Army Family Store helps us care for people who need comprehensive, no-fee, residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation.

:: Click on satruck.com or call 1 800 SA TRUCK for a Family Store location, Adult Rehabilitation Center or donation drop-off site.

Thank you!


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