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Though it’s happening halfway across the world, Salvation Army fans here in the US are rooting for Takasa – “The Artists Known As Salvation Army” to win the Eurovision Song Contest. Ranging in age from 21 to 95 (the oldest Eurovision contestant ever) the band members are Salvation Army soldiers brought together by a shared gift of music and love of God.
Sierra Dwelle grew up thinking everyone’s dad was just like hers; drunk. But when Sierra was about eight her mother finally put her foot down and told her dad to get help. By the age of 17 Sierra’s own addiction had taken hold so she went to the one person who could help: her own dad.
Christine has had this beautiful vintage lace dress – decorated with olive green rosettes – for three years while she looked for the right slip to wear under it. Her advice: when you see something beautiful, special, unusual or vintage that catches your eye and is a good price, get it and figure out what to wear with it later.
Is there a better day than National Donut Day? Maybe Christmas. Or my birthday perhaps. In support of the 75th anniversary of National Donut Day on June 1, Entemann’s will give $1 dollar (up to $25,000) to The Salvation Army for every “like” on their Facebook page from now until June 23!
This week Major Pamela Gardner received an unexpected phone call. The voice on the other end of the line was a woman who’d donated through the mail to the Army in Concord. On the remittance form she filled out to enclose with her check she had marked the box requesting prayer and said, “cure my cancer.”
Rachel Ousley, of Montana’s ABC 5 did a three minute story yesterday about a special gal who’s always on hand to help out during times of crisis or disaster. She gets invited to some of the most intimate gatherings of firefighters, police personnel and other first responders because they know she can be trusted to come ready to serve hot coffee, nutritious meals and a warm smile.
Luke Rocheleau is a filmmaker and a Salvationist. Recently, he had the pleasure of working with Sean Astin on a Lifetime Channel film called “Adopting Terror.”
The Salvation Army stores in Northern Virginia are the most successful Family Stores in the United States. And now they’re leading the pack, having opened the first official online thrift operation on eBay in October, 2011! It’s called The Salvation Army Northern Virginia Adult Rehabilitation Center store!