The Salvation Army launches 128th annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 19th November 2018, by
Woman Donates to Salvation Army Kettle
TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2018 – Today, The Salvation Army officially launches its 2018 Christmas Kettle Campaign, which is its largest public fundraising drive of the year. Now in its 128th year, the annual fundraiser seeks donations from the public to help The Salvation Army assist millions of people living in poverty. With one in seven  […]

Salvation Army Responds to California Wildfires

Posted on 13th November 2018, by Salvation Army
the salvation army assisting in california with wildfires
Salvation Army staff and volunteers are providing assistance to first responders and people affected by unprecedented wildfires in California. More than a quarter of a million people have been forced from their homes in a disaster that has already claimed at least 30 lives. 220 people remain unaccounted for and nearly 7,000 structures have been  […]

War Bride Remembers First-Hand the Impact of The Salvation Army

Posted on 8th November 2018, by
the salvation army celebrates remembrance day
Kath Stewart, 93, has a personal connection to war and the service and sacrifices made. As Canadians remember and give thanks to people in all armed conflicts, past and present, Kath shares her vivid memories of extreme personal hardship and how The Salvation Army was present to comfort and help maintain military morale.“It’s not easy  […]
Canadian Personnel serving as Incident Management Team in Panama City, Fla
PANAMA CITY, FL – A team of 12 Salvation Army emergency disaster personnel have their boots on the ground to manage operations in the Florida Panhandle as residents continue to cope with the destruction and devastation from Hurricane Michael. “We are extremely grateful to have our Canadian counterparts managing operations,” says Steven Hartsook, Divisional Disaster  […]

Shelter for Those Who Have No Place to Stay Warm

Posted on 31st October 2018, by
Jeromy, left, and a team from The Salvation Army fundraise to provide winter shelter
On October 12, 2018, Jeromy, who has experienced homelessness, and over 80 people from the community of Fort Frances, Ont., spent the night lining the main street with chairs, sleeping bags and mattresses to raise awareness around the issue of homelessness and funds for winter shelter. “People experiencing homelessness are sleeping in the bush, on  […]