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When Disaster Strikes

When you ask someone what they know about The Salvation Army, they usually mention two things: red kettles and disasters. The Salvation Army’s red kettle has become a symbol of the Christmas season, the bright peals of the bells serving as a background to Christmas shopping, caroling and strolls along […]

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Remembering 9/11

No one could have ever imagined the tragedy that took place on September 11, 2001. Today we pause to reflect on the 13th anniversary of one of our country’s most tragic historic events. The sights, sounds and memories are as vivid today as they were years ago. The Salvation Army heard the […]

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Ready to Respond

It’s springtime in the Midwest, which means that we can expect to see more than just flowers popping up. We’re headed into storm season, when in a single week we might experience bright sunshine, torrential rain, hail, high winds and frost. For members of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services […]

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Shelter After a Deadly Fire

On February 27 fire swept through a fifth-story apartment in the Sunrise Towers senior complex in Sullivan, Indiana. Firefighters struggled to rescue residents, especially those on the smoke-filled upper floors of the seven-story building. Once out, survivors found themselves in the bitter cold without warm clothing, medications, personal items or […]

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