03 Mar 2021

Ending the homelessness cycle

Homelessness can assume many faces. Some people live on the street due to serious mental illness, substance misuse, HIV, and other chronic health conditions. Others survive domestic abuse or military

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02 Mar 2021

Fighting the war online

Ohio ranks fifth in the country for human trafficking, according to statistics from the National Human Trafficking Hotline. The evil continues during COVID-19 as traffickers have turned to the web

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24 Feb 2021

Finding strength in weakness

When Jennifer Pizzirusso was born 30 years ago, her parents received terrible news. Doctors diagnosed Jennifer with a heart condition known as pulmonary stenosis. In short, her pulmonary heart valve

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22 Feb 2021

Tebow Hangs them Up

Tim Tebow, the former NFL quarterback who tried his hand at baseball the past five years, announced this week that he is retiring. A born-again Christian, Tebow appeared in the

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17 Feb 2021

‘Phil-ing’ the corps coffers

The long shadow of winter will be a little shorter for The Salvation Army in Punxsutawney, Pa. This year, the corps met its fundraising goal thanks to the generosity of

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10 Feb 2021

Living the diversity model

Lt. Colonel Raphael Jackson seems the perfect choice to be the Eastern Territory’s first racial diversity and inclusion secretary, an appointment he began earlier this year. “I live it,” Jackson

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07 Feb 2021

Remembering Patricia Rooney

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, the NFL’s biggest day, but this year the league is also mourning the passing of Patricia Rooney, the wife of late Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan

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03 Feb 2021

God guides her paintbrush

While growing up in Lyndhurst, N.J., Lieutenant Emily Leslie recognized that she had a talent for painting. “Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve always been interested in drawing

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01 Feb 2021

Price Chopper to the rescue

Many people in the Salvation Army’s Empire State Division call Price Chopper/Market 32 supermarkets the “perfect partner.” “We get several hundred thousand dollars a year from the kettles we stand

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29 Jan 2021

Preaching a message of hope

To most people, they’re known simply as the “Elks Lodge.” However, the official name of the national fraternal organization is the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. The Vineland Elks Lodge

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22 Jan 2021

These Devils are angels

The New Jersey Devils usually host a Salvation Army Day at a home game each year. That was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19. The National Hockey League’s New Jersey

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20 Jan 2021

A canteen prayer

“And not only this, but we also exult in our tribulations, knowing that tribulation brings about perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope.”—Romans 5:3-4. In November 2018, God

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