For more than 100 years The Salvation Army has been helping homeless people in Auckland through the Epsom Lodge Supportive Accommodation Unit, giving thousands of people more than just a roof over their heads.
At his lowest point, even hospitals and mental health units refused to see Max as he was too out of control. Today he’s a completely different man, helping others through his experiences.
Carla* sold all her furniture and then began stealing to ‘feed her kids’. Only her ‘kids’ were the pokie machines she had developed an addiction to, which she hated, but just could not break.
When I first walked into The Salvation Army I was what you’d call a broken woman
As the controversial TV show Married at First Sight hits our screens, we look at a real life arranged marriage and ask, ‘who has got it right—them or us?’
Ken hit rock bottom as an alcoholic truck driver. But Jesus turned that around.
A graduation and a school formal-style celebration in Dunedin at the end of last year encapsulates the work of E&E and the transformation it makes in people’s lives.
Helping people find a sense of belonging is at the heart of what Oamaru man Joseph Cropley does. It’s led him on a life of teaching and giving back, and to being called a ‘hero’ by the students whose lives he’s changed.
The Salvation Army is strengthening its resourcing for those serving as chaplains.