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How bequests change lives

The following stories are made possible through generous bequests to The Salvation Army.

A life-changing investment

A life-changing investment

30 January 2017

Jason Poutawa was 10 when he, his mother and brother moved into a government housing estate in which youth riots, drugs and violence meant many locals were too afraid to step out of their houses....

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Honoured friends partner to restore pride

Honoured friends partner to restore pride

20 December 2016

Money bequeathed to The Salvation Army by Honoured Friends means capacity to deliver essential services to those Australians putting their h...

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Breaking bread, sharing life at Streetlevel

Breaking bread, sharing life at Streetlevel

10 November 2016

  “Donors are making an investment in the life of someone they don’t know, and they may never meet, but it is changing pe...

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Legacy flows from lifetime of support

Legacy flows from lifetime of support

27 September 2015

“When dad came back from the war he couldn’t speak highly enough of the Red Shield chaplains who looked after the troops. From...

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Amazing grace - I was found!

Amazing grace - I was found!

14 September 2015

George, born in Britain as the eighth child of 11, lives in the Sydney suburb of Balmain, and says with certainty that he would be 'long dea...

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A 'family' for the force

A 'family' for the force

19 February 2014

"My life really began to unravel, I was injured at work and basically I did not know how to deal with it. It was a significant injury and it...

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Oasis offers life-changing support

Oasis offers life-changing support

19 March 2013

"A lot of the young people that we work with actually live with their grandparents. They’re in a later phase of their life where they...

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Gratitude for rich life flows on to others

18 March 2013

When Joy’s* daughter spoke to Alana Parker of The Salvation Army Aged Care Plus (ACP) about her mother’s gifting of her estate...

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Technology to the community

19 August 2012

A new Salvation Army centre in Newcastle, which houses a number of services including the relocated Oasis Hunter Youth Network, has been ope...

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