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Knowledge is a ticket out of poverty

By the end of the 4th grade, African-American, Latino and  low-income students are already two years behind grade level.

By the time they reach the 12th grade, the same kids are four years behind.

The Salvation Army Provides Mentorship, Sports, Recreation and Educational Opportunities for Children Through:

Music, Visual and Dramatic Arts Education

The Salvation Army is the largest music educator in the world, with offerings in brass, vocal, guitar, drums and more. It is important to provide additional creative outlets for youth, teens and adults to share their experiences, hopes, dreams and fears. Creative programs are available at most Salvation Army community centers.

Recreational, Sports, and Fitness Programs

Sports, recreation and fitness programs help kids learn the value of health, physical activity and teamwork. Recreation and sports programs are available at most Salvation Army community centers.

Character-Building and Mentoring Programs

Weekly scout-style and mentoring programs are designed to support youth and teens as they navigate their world and grow into adulthood. Topics addressed can include bullying, peer pressure, making a positive impact on the community, family life, and more.

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