The Salvation Army in Canada 

Annual Report 2019-2020

The Salvation Army gives hope and dignity to vulnerable people today and every day in over 400 communities across Canada and in 131 countries around the world!

 

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OUR MISSION

THE SALVATION ARMY EXISTS TO SHARE THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST, MEET HUMAN NEEDS AND BE A TRANSFORMING INFLUENCE IN THE COMMUNITIES OF OUR WORLD.

OUR VALUES

HOPE

We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

SERVICE

We reach out to support others without discrimination.

 

DIGNITY

We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.

STEWARDSHIP

We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

A MESSAGE FROM THE TERRITORIAL COMMANDER, COMMISSIONER FLOYD J. TIDD

Territorial Commander Floyd J. Tidd
Jan Barton

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR OF THE NATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD, JAN BARTON

YOUR SUPPORT IN ACTION

OVER 1.9 MILLION PEOPLE
WERE HELPED BY
THE SALVATION ARMY IN
CANADA AND BERMUDA
LAST YEAR.
OVER 1.9 MILLION PEOPLE
WERE HELPED BY THE SALVATION ARMY IN CANADA AND BERMUDA LAST YEAR.
1,320,000
PEOPLE WERE ASSISTED WITH FOOD,
CLOTHING OR PRACTICAL ASSISTANCE.
1,320,000 PEOPLE
WERE ASSISTED WITH FOOD, CLOTHING OR PRACTICAL ASSISTANCE.
87,000
PEOPLE WERE HELPED
IN NIGHT PATROL,
RESCUE AND
SUICIDE PREVENTION.
87,000 PEOPLE
WERE HELPED IN NIGHT PATROL, RESCUE AND SUICIDE PREVENTION.
8,553
CHILDREN WERE HELPED
THROUGH BRIGHTER FUTURES
CHILDREN’S SPONSORSHIP.
8,553 CHILDREN
WERE HELPED THROUGH BRIGHTER FUTURES CHILDREN’S SPONSORSHIP.
9,400
PEOPLE WERE REFERRED
FOR EMPLOYMENT.
9,400 PEOPLE
WERE REFERRED FOR EMPLOYMENT.
3.3 MILLION
FREE MEALS WERE SERVED
AT SHELTERS AND IN
FEEDING PROGRAMS.
3.3 MILLION FREE MEALS
WERE SERVED AT SHELTERS AND IN FEEDING PROGRAMS.
233,000
PEOPLE WERE HELPED
AT CHRISTMAS WITH
FOOD HAMPERS AND TOYS.
233,000 PEOPLE
WERE HELPED AT CHRISTMAS WITH FOOD HAMPERS AND TOYS.
2,900
PEOPLE WERE HELPED
WHEN AN EMERGENCY
OR NATURAL
DISASTER STRUCK.
2,900 PEOPLE
WERE HELPED WHEN AN EMERGENCY OR NATURAL DISASTER STRUCK.
7,600
VULNERABLE YOUTH WERE
HELPED IN 46 COMMUNITY
YOUTH PROGRAMS.
7,600 VULNERABLE YOUTH
WERE HELPED IN 46 COMMUNITY YOUTH PROGRAMS.
5,500 SHELTER, ADDICTIONS,
DETOX AND MENTAL-HEALTH
BEDS
PROVIDED
EACH NIGHT.
5,500 SHELTER, ADDICTIONS, DETOX AND MENTAL-HEALTH BEDS
PROVIDED EACH NIGHT.
169,000
MEALS WERE SERVED
IN SCHOOL
BREAKFAST PROGRAMS.
169,000 MEALS
WERE SERVED IN SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAMS.
103,000
PEOPLE WERE VISITED IN
HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES,
PRISONS, DAYCARE CENTRES
AND OTHER FACILITIES.
103,000 PEOPLE
WERE VISITED IN HOSPITALS, NURSING HOMES, PRISONS, DAYCARE CENTRES AND OTHER FACILITIES.
5,160
CHILDREN WENT TO
SALVATION ARMY CAMPS.
5,160 CHILDREN
WENT TO SALVATION ARMY CAMPS.
8,600
PEOPLE WERE HELPED WITH
LANGUAGE TRAINING THROUGH
IMMIGRATION AND
REFUGEE SERVICES.
8,600 PEOPLE
WERE HELPED WITH LANGUAGE TRAINING THROUGH IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE SERVICES.
400
PEOPLE COMPLETED
ADDICTIONS AND
REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.
400 PEOPLE
COMPLETED ADDICTIONS AND REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.

FINANCIAL OVERVIEW

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