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Cultivating New Beginnings For Returned Soldiers

What if The Army gave land it owns but is currently underutilised to returned service people, give them an appealing prospect in returning to civilian life, and give a similar chance to a struggling farmer we know through our rural outreach ministries - perhaps allowing them to step away from their unfortunately struggling endeavour, and allow them to end their career well by passing on their knowledge and expertise to a new generation of farmers. Currently, we minister to enlisted service...

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Fathering Adventures

Experientially equipping and empowering men in their role as fathers or father-figures, through the facilitation of uniquely-crafted Father-Son and Father-Daughter experiences, resulting in thriving father-child relationships, and fathers guiding each child through the most challenging of all of life's transitions... between childhood and adulthood.

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Donate gift cards

What if people could donate there old gift cards, whether it be a couple of dollars left on it, or even a free coffee somewhere, donate a gift card and the salvos could give it to someone in need

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Indigenous Australia Online Course

Through Eva Burrows College and partnering with an Academic Institution, establish an online course (free or paid) that enables Australian's to 'relearn' the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Canada has similiar program with 64K signing up for a single round after endorsed by celebrity.

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Carinya Safer Pets (Pet Inclusive Family Violence Refuge)

It’s often a part of family violence support which is missed; what happens to the pets of women who suddenly have to flee a violent home? On average it takes women up to seven attempts to leave an abusive situation before it becomes successful and permanent. When you have pets it becomes even  more complicated as very few women’s refuges take pets. The contemplation of where to go with a pet can often delay a woman leaving abusive relationships, putting them at further risk with potentially...

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Gingerbread Nativity

With COVID interrupting a lot of our Christmas plans, an outreach idea to get families talking about the Christmas story at home is through a Gingerbread Nativity Decorating Pack. Going along the lines of the iso decorating gift packs that we see from places such as Ferguson Plarre and Donut King; the Gingerbread Nativity would consist of gingerbread characters from the Christmas Story, decorations (icing, sprinkles), a book of the Christmas Story and place-mats with scenes from the story...

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Salvo's "Breakfast Ration Pack"

With so many children going to school on an empty stomach it would be a great idea if the Salvation Army in collaboration with School Chaplains were to be able to provide a "Breakfast Ration Pack" to those in need. The pack would consist of a small pack of cereal, a small long life milk, a disposable bowl plus a spoon, a muesli or energy bar and a small container of fruit pieces in syrup.  These things are readily available and where necessary a Gluten free option could be substituted. If...

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Want to raise up leaders for the Kingdom? (A bespoke 360 Leadership tool)

Most Christian leadership tools are designed for senior pastors of large American churches.  As a result, these tools are inadequate to raise up leaders for Christian contexts aren't large churches such as small churches, church planters, schools, social enterprises and nursing homes.  Additionally, leaders in other roles are often forgotten.  The Christian Leadership Framework 360 feedback tool can be customised to any Christian organisation or leadership role.  The leadership 360 tool...

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Doubling Salvation Army Social Impact through Impact Investing

Salvation Army have a significant amount of assets under management.  Shifting some of that portfolio toward sustainable and impact investing could effectively double the impact of the organization above and beyond grant distributions.

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Salvo QR Login

As Corps' and ministries navigate the rocky roads back to corporate worship under the Covid-19 coloured world, we need to record attendances. Not in the same vain as the old days of SAMIS statistics, but to ascertain wether or not, Covid-19 tracking needs to occur. We have been asked to provide sign in sheets to record names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of attendance and so on.  If you don't have someone on the desk to write people's details, then it is up to the individual ,,,, to...

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