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Friday, 10 November 2017, 07:59:02 AM. The Salvation Army helps the community’s most vulnerable citizens seek independence through a wide range of initiatives and critical social services.
This story is provided and presented by our sponsor. While The Salvation Army is one of the world’s most recognizable and trusted charitable organizations, the nonprofit often hears: “I didn’t know The Salvation Army does that.” Most people identify The Salvation Army with providing food and shelter to those in need, especially when they pass bell ringers and kettles at storefronts during the holiday season. But The Salvation Army is more than just feeding and sheltering people in need. It helps the community’s most vulnerable citizens seek independence through a wide range of initiatives and critical social services. The Salvation Army is also rescuing those who have become trapped in a life of human trade, not just in metro Detroit, but across the world through anti-human trafficking initiatives. Its dedicated staff and volunteers are providing outdoor and educational opportunities for at-risk youth, who may not otherwise have them, at Echo Grove Camp and Retreat Center in Leonard. Social workers are empowering individuals and families to lift themselves up towards self-sufficiency through the Pathway of Hope initiative. The Detroit Red Wings’ Danny Dekeyser shares the fundamentals of hockey with children at Echo Grove Camp. (Photo: The Salvation Army) The Salvation Army is more than just feeding and sheltering. It is reconnecting families through the Harbor Light’s drug and alcohol treatment program. Harbor Light also provides medical respite for those who need extra time...Read more
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