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Fueled by Faith

The nation’s unemployment rate continues to fall, but hidden behind that statistic is the fact that more and more Americans are finding themselves underemployed. This was just the case for John, a young man from Starke County who had moved back in with his parents when he couldn’t find employment […]

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Homeless, Not Hopeless

In January 2014, the State of Indiana conducted a point-in-time count of the homeless population in our state. The startling results illustrate the effects of high unemployment, mental illness and domestic abuse on Hoosiers. Almost 6,000 men, women and children were found to be homeless, including 710 veterans and 1,277 […]

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Giving Back: Khari’s Story

A chance conversation brought Khari to The Salvation Army for the first time. He was looking for something to do after school when a group of kids mentioned The Salvation Army. Khari didn’t know anything about the Eagle Creek Corps Community Center, but liked the idea. “They said it was […]

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One Bag, Many Blessings.

This is an exciting day at the Ruth Lilly Women & Children’s Center, a shelter that is at the heart of The Salvation Army’s Block of Hope in downtown Indianapolis. Project Blessing Bags kicks off today, with the goal to connect local groups, companies and individuals with the children who […]

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