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A Night of Hope

Posted on 19th October 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Take
Take (pronounced talk-ee), a former auto mechanic, knows how it feels to be homeless. He was at an all-time low when he walked through the doors of The Salvation Army’s Anchor of Hope in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. “I was ready to die in the cold,” says the 52-year-old. “I’m lucky to be alive.” Life began  […]

Embracing Mental Health

Posted on 10th October 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Johnny, who learns to cook at The Salvation Army, is one in 5 Canadians who experience mental illness
Mental illness is one of Canada’s major public health issues and world mental health day, October 10, exists to promote the awareness of such issues. Last year, The Salvation Army helped over 1.7 million Canadians, many of whom struggle with mental health challenges. As we provide shelter for people experiencing homelessness, rehabilitation for those struggling  […]
Widespread power and communications failures are hampering relief efforts in Donggala and Palu, Indonesia, following a 7.7-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami which caused massive damage across Central Sulawesi. Thousands of homes in the region have been destroyed or severely damaged, leaving many people homeless and sheltering under tarpaulins. The Salvation Army has a substantial presence  […]

Salvation Army Serves Communities Affected by Tornado

Posted on 26th September 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster personnel serve hot meals to those without power and first responders
Less than one week ago a tornado devastated the Ottawa and Gatineau areas, damaging homes and vehicles and sending several people to hospital. Within hours Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Personnel were on the ground providing hot meals and snacks to those without power, as well as emergency responders and hydro workers. “The Salvation Army will  […]