For the last couple of years we have been partnering with STOP THE TRAFFIK on their Freedom Ticket For Life campaign, which is working to protect girls and women particularly vulnerable to being trafficked and provide them with education, vocational training and jobs.
Celebrities have been offering their support to a Salvation Army survey into the current state of the nation’s mental health. It discovered that money issues and the state of the country dominate people’s thoughts during the most depressing month of the year.
A major piece of research has been launched to explore the different ways in which The Salvation Army has touched the lives of individuals and families over the past several decades.
Officers and volunteers have spent Christmas and the New Year handing out 40,000 Christmas presents to needy children and serving up over 17,500 hot dinners to older people.
Named ‘Harnall Lifehouse,’ the new facility is set to replace the 99-bed building in nearby Lincoln Street where The Salvation Army has served homeless people in the city since 1973.