Christmas Message From The Salvation Army’s International Leader

Posted on 25th December 2019, by
Vintage Christmas Nativity Scene. Oil painting on cardboard.
When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child (Luke 2:17) When you experience something good you just can’t help talking about it. That may be a memorable meal, a good book, an enjoyable film, stirring music, dramatic theatre or beautiful countryside. Whatever the experience, it  […]

Kettle Volunteering Boosts Confidence for Introvert

Posted on 20th December 2019, by
Grant, volunteer, stands by kettle
Grant was a self-diagnosed introvert who was anxious about meeting people. For years, this kept him from volunteering. Today, he has overcome his introversion through volunteering at a Salvation Army Christmas kettle and feels good that he is helping his community in a practical way. “Interacting with people was always hard for me,” says Grant.  […]
two children with Salvation Army hats stand by Walmart store
TORONTO, ON (December 18, 2019) –The Salvation Army is raising awareness about the upcoming annual Walmart Fill the Kettle Day to encourage Canadians to give generously this Christmas and holiday season.  On Saturday, December 21, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in select stores nationwide up to  […]

Volunteering Helps Survivor Adjust to Life After Stroke

Posted on 5th December 2019, by
Rudy shares his Salvation Army volunteer experience
International Volunteer Day is held each year on December 5 and is viewed as an opportunity to bring focus to, and thank volunteers. “I knew something was wrong when I couldn’t stand or move,” says Rudy.  “It was scary.” At 56, Rudy had a stroke that robbed him of motor skills many of us take  […]
Chaplain and respite program participants showcase Christmas presents bought for low-income children
It’s that time of year when stores and shopping malls are filled with individuals purchasing presents for family and friends, and people with special needs want to get in on the fun. Every Christmas season, The Salvation Army’s London Village Respite Program holds an activity night where people with physical disabilities or cognitive challenges purchase  […]