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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.
Everywhere we have a presence, people who are struggling are finding a way out with the help of a caring friend at The Salvation Army. The story below is a wonderful example of a life redeemed by God’s love and the outstretched arm of our Army.
Next week is National Salvation Army Week! You can celebrate National Salvation Army Week too and let us honor YOU for the great work you do caring for senior citizens, the environment, homeless people, shelter animals, at-risk kids, or any other cause or concern that moves you to action.
Carissa needed to get some volunteer hours for school so her friend suggested The Salvation Army. Concerned about what she thought would be “church people,” Carissa gave it a reluctant try and learned something about herself in the process. Watch the brief video below to find out more about Carissa’s story.
Our friends to the North, The Salvation Army in Canada, produced a thoughtful and innovative spot which illustrates the food choices poor and homeless people often make. A vending machine at a Toronto’s Centennial Colleage was filled with half-eaten food from a garbage can.
The Salvation Army has a year-long discipleship program in Honolulu called Revolution Hawaii, or RevHI. Participants must be totally committed to the Army’s mission of winning souls, equipping saints, and serving suffering humanity. John Sacson is a recent participant in RevHI and gave an account of his experience to Jason Leighton in this short video.
NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” contestant Thomas “TC” Poole was the first to be eliminated, but he is continuing in his weight loss goals on his own at home. Follow this link to a “Where are They Now” clip featuring TC and his family getting in a good workout at our Kroc Center in Salem.
At our Adult Rehabilitation Centers, men and women receive the tools they need to beat their addictions and start again; including Alcoholics Anonymous / Narcotics Anonymous groups, opportunities to build their work skills, fellowship with others in recovery and best of all, God’s love and acceptance.