The third major flood relief distribution effort arranged by The Salvation Army in Pakistan took place on Saturday 21 August. The first distribution took place at Tar Nab Farm, on the bank of the River Kabul between Nowshera and Peshawar, where sleeping and cooking packs were given out to 43 families. As with previous distributions  […]
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A Summer Job She’ll Never Forget

Posted on 23rd August 2010, by Salvation Army
It started out as an employment opportunity, but Christina Plantinga’s time at The Salvation Army changed her forever. It’s not every summer job that offers a life-changing experience, but that’s what Christina Plantinga found in Campbell River, B.C., last summer, working with the community’s homeless and underprivileged. Christina, 24, freely admits that she had no  […]
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Salvation Army to Hand Out Energy Saving Kits

Posted on 19th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Prince George, B.C.-BC Hydro Representatives will be on hand Wednesday and Thursday at the Prince George Salvation Army to distribute free energy saving kits. Julia, a case worker at Salvation Army, says they want to make energy efficiency more accessible to clients who use their food bank. Kits contain approximately $75 worth of energy efficiency  […]
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THE Salvation Army in Pakistan continued its initial response to the floods that have are now thought to have affected 20 million people by distributing bedding and cooking utensil packs to 300 families in Charsada. An assessment team visited Charsada a week earlier and discovered that the floods had devastated the town, wrecking homes and  […]
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It’s About Small Successes at This Adventure Camp

Posted on 16th August 2010, by Salvation Army
First-time campers don’t know a lot about life in the outdoors, including how to paddle a kayak, pitch a tent or build a campfire. Those are the survival skills they learn while in the wilderness. But it’s rare that a camper doesn’t know how to ride a bike. That’s a skill parents are supposed to  […]
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They Become Part of Your Existence

Posted on 10th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Lionel Cann has been organising the Salvation Army’s daily soup run in Hamilton for more than a decade — but he still gets upset when he talks about the plight of the homeless. Six evenings a week, he and his team of willing volunteers (he has more offers of help than he can accommodate) take  […]
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