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Spring clean for the Salvos

This idea is suggesting running an annual online campaign “Spring Clean for the Salvos”. TSA would invite people to list their unwanted items i.e. phones, furniture, anything of real value online. These are items that people wanted to sell and they are given the option to donate a % of the proceeds to TSA during the process. -Would be a large annual media driven event -Potential PR opportunities -True brand extension opportunity -Partner with e-commerce...

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Domestic violence rescue

Often people in Domestic violence situations want to get out, but don't know how. What if we did a  letter box drop in an area to tell people we would be around at a certain time and if people wanted to escape domestic violence they could come out to the van and we could transport them to a safe place. This probably needs more thought as to how it operates but my heart is an out of the box way of helping people in these situations that may not know how to reach out or get out

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Communication for Corps - Worship planning.

Hey there!  I am The worship team leader at my Corps. I’ve been trying to find a good all In one tool where all teams can communicate for Sunday worship. The only option that is native to everyone is either the dreaded Facebook messenger or Facebook pages to communicate this information. But have found that things can get lost.  I stumbled upon and app called “Slack”. This enables all leaders e.g. corps officers, worship leaders, tech team, worship team volunteers to all be on the same...

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Salvos Catering

Working in Homelessness our team have come across high number of vulnerable people and families that are on low incomes. Often enough the bills and debts are paid weekly or fortnightly which leave little to no money left to buy health meals. I would like Salvation Army to fund a number of staff ( professional cooks) to start up a catering business for local businesses of functions. The staff can also cook healthy meals for anyone who is either time poor due to work and family life ( think of...

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Wear - Repair - Repurpose

Individuality. Sustainability. Cost-effectiveness. In an ever-increasing world of dichotomies, fashion doesn't need to fall into that bucket. What if we could save more items from landfill, create community as well as raise funds? My idea: upcycle pre-loved items and sell them.  Part 1: Source material. Currently we receive many wonderful garments through Salvos Stores which are not of sellable quality, both textiles as well as furniture. These could be used as practice and...

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First Nations Design competition for Brisbane 2032 Olympics uniform

Have a competition to design the Australian team uniform for the Brisbane 2032 Olympics. Designs by First Nations people to include First Nation people in mainstream culture at international level and showcase First Nations art.

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Salvos Emergency car kit

Have you ever seen people on the side of the road with a flat battery or run out of petrol and thought what can I do. What if we were able to be a Good Samaritan and help them out with the Salvos emergency kit. We could have in the kit  a motorised pump with charger cables,  a can of fuel. Even a coat hanger or metal device to help someone that’s locked their keys in the car and A card to say you’ve been helped by a salvo I’m sure we could come up with other ideas Who knows the...

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Folding Face Masks

In this day and age where people need to take face masks with them everywhere they go why can’t we make a mask that could be folded into the size of a credit card and placed in your wallet or phone. We could have a bible message or saying on it like “God sends angels with special orders to protect you wherever you go, defending you from all harm.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭91:11‬ ‭TPT‬‬, “The Lord is my strength and shield.” ‭‭Psalms‬ ‭28:7‬ ‭NLT‬‬

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Salvos Recycled Bike workshop

To repair and rebuild donated bike for resale in Salvo stores. To acquire bikes from salvo store donations and a variety of other places like Police and direct donations. To engage with cycling groups - to get bikes maintained and services.   To offer a Cert 3 in Bike maintenance. 2nd hand bikes are in great demand. - Sales are high. Links with rehab and doorways to provide employment and training.   Links with corporates such as Deloittes (existing) This idea is already showing...

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Utilise NACRO rebates for Thrift Shop waste

The Salvation Army shops could take advantage of the NACRO waste rebates, to reduce the cost of rubbish to landfill. This would reduce our waste costs up to 50%. A contact at our local city council told us about this rebate which as a charity, we can access. As singular shops, we could complete the form so that we can gain the benefit, or maybe as an organisation, TSA could apply on our behalf, and each of the shop could be given a code to access the rebate. The following is a bit of their...

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