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Note: some of the older newsletters contain old phone numbers.  Please refer to SALS’ contact page for current contact information.

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Newsletter SALS August 7, 2017
SALS Journal, Summer 2017
Summer Programs Promote Nutrition & Reading, Sacrifice for Survival, Director’s Report, Changing Lives One Rehab At A Time, SALS YouthBuild Graduation, and more.More
Tagged: Community serviceHealthVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS December 22, 2016
SALS Journal, Winter 2016-2017
West Virginia has the highest per capita overdose death rate in the nation. Nine of every ten overdose deaths have prescription drugs as a sole or contributing cause of death.More
Tagged: AmeriCorpsCommunity serviceVeteransYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS June 27, 2016
SALS Journal, Summer 2016
The 25th Annual Southern Appalachian Labor School Solidarity Cultural Festival is being held at the Historic Oak Hill School on July 12th. This year features a Dinner and Premiere Film showing of the documentary “After Coal” at 5:30 p.m.More
Tagged: CoalEconomyHousingVistaYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS December 22, 2015
SALS Journal, Winter, 2015-2016
In September, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded SALS funding to continue its successful YouthBuild program for the next three years. West Virginia received only two grants, the other went to the AFL-CIO’s Human Resource Development Foundation in Morgantown .More
Tagged: AmeriCorpsEducationHousingVistaYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS July 31, 2015
SALS Journal, Summer, 2015
SALS Celebrates 40 Years of Service with Awards Dinner Honoring Miners, Students, and VolunteersMore
Tagged: Community serviceHousingMemorialVolunteers
Newsletter SALS December 19, 2014
SALS Journal, Winter, 2014-2015
“A prophet is not without honor except in his hometown and in his own household.” This is a very popular quote from the Bible. After being at SALS for a little over a decade I can’t help but feel that many good things that SALS has done for the community have gone unnoticed and unappreciated.More
Tagged: Community serviceHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS October 27, 2014
Fall 2014 Rural Voices
Making Almost Heaven a Reality in Rural West VirginiaMore
Newsletter SALS September 23, 2014
SALS Journal, Summer, 2014
For many years, Beards Fork has been a nonexistent town when it comes to maps, GPS, and sometimes directions from locals. This spring that came to an end when volunteers from all over the country descended upon our small sleepy town. SALS’ has been present in the community since the late 1990s.More
Tagged: Community serviceEducationHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS December 17, 2013
SALS Journal, Fall-Winter, 2013
At YouthBuild, one of SALS major partners, the recruiting and hosting of volunteers is referred to as volunteer generation. I have always liked the sound of volunteer generation as it has the word generation.More
Tagged: Community serviceHealthHousingVolunteersYouthBuild
Newsletter SALS June 3, 2013
SALS Journal, Spring-Summer, 2013
Summertime again brings around Group Work- Camps. Many hundreds of volunteers from across the United States will invade, repair and go off into the sunset with the satisfaction of knowing they made a difference in someone’s life.More
Tagged: CoalEconomyHealthHousingVistaYouthBuild
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