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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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Hope on the Homefront

Being a soldier requires toughness of mind, spirit and body. This also helps soldiers traverse the ups and downs of civilian life, but sometimes the path is too rough for even the toughest men and women. Christopher was injured while deployed in Iraq, but at the end of his tour […]

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