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Latest News and stories

Toys and Tins volunteer happy to give something back

Whitney Bullard has been supporting the appeal since December 2016.

Case study
7 Dec 2021

Salvation Army Employment Plus scheme praised by MP

Julie Elliott MP visited Sunderland’s Southwick Corps to see how scheme helps people into work.

Press release
7 Dec 2021

Meet Wayne: ‘I’m looking forward to Christmas thanks to The Salvation Army’

Wayne spent 15 years on the streets but his life changed for the better thanks to Housing First.

Press release
6 Dec 2021

One in five young adults will rely on charity this Christmas

Despite being in work, many young adults are in such financial dire straits they will need to rely on charity this Christmas.

Press release
6 Dec 2021

Impact and stories


“The staff here make me feel so welcome, they’re so helpful and they always go the extra mile and everyone here makes you feel you’re part of something.”


“We come here because we’re so welcome… it gives us something to do in the community, another reason to meet up with people… they welcome anybody.”


“Volunteering helps my mental health. It allows me to give something back to my community.”


"Volunteering here has given me something to put on my CV and boosted my self-respect and confidence."