You are here: HomeChristmas › Stories

Christmas stories

Celebrating the love and legacy of the 'Christmas Tree lady'

“Our customers love to visit us year on year, almost as a tradition, reconnecting with our wonderful mother, reflecting on the year past and purchasing a tree – knowing they’re also helping The Salvation Army and their wonderful...

Read full story

Finding a spiritual 'home' and hope with the Salvos

Over the past few Christmases, Maureen has lavishly shared the gift of hope. She has ordered, organised, planned and helped pack hundreds of...

Read full story

Salvos' Asylum Seeker and Refugee Service - hope and help in dark times

For around 600 families supported by Salvation Army Asylum Seeker and Refugee Service, life is often bleak and desperate. While service mana...

Read full story

Salvos bringing Christmas hope in the Bega Valley

It has been a challenging few years in the beautiful Bega Valley (NSW) after catastrophic fires, years of limited tourism due to COVID-19, p...

Read full story

Mark and the miracle of Christmas hope and faith

Mark-(left)-is-dedicated-to-supporting-others,-after-receiving-life-changing-care-and-support-himselfFor many years, trapped in addiction an...

Read full story

Tahlia and a heart full of Christmas hope

Tahlia-shares-her-story-image-by-GettyImages.jpgAfter a relationship breakdown, Tahlia* was supported by a Salvation Army case manager and a...

Read full story

Christmas gift of hope sparks lifetime of care

Josie-(left)-with-Salvos-officer-Pauline-(right)Josie never forgot the gifts given to her – through the work of The Salvation Army &#...

Read full story

The General's 2021 Christmas Message

He is before all things, and in him all things hold together (Colossians 1:17 NIV). What a year 2021 has been! In these past 12 months our...

Read full story

Shining the light of Jesus at Christmas - a message from The Salvation Army leaders

There is something special about looking at Christmas lights. There is so much joy found in walking around the local streets on a summer ev...

Read full story

The Salvation Army Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and work and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.

We value and include people of all cultures, languages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and intersex status. We are committed to providing programs that are fully inclusive. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of people of all ages, particularly children.

Diversity & Inclusion logo

The Salvation Army is an international movement. Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name with love and without discrimination.

salvationarmy.org.au

13 SALVOS (13 72 58)

Gifts of $2 or more to the social work of The Salvation Army in Australia are tax deductible.Details and ABNs

Hope where it's needed most

Top