Articles

Moncton doctor returns from mission in Haiti

Posted on 7th April 2010, by Salvation Army
In the midst of devastation, Dr. John Li saw hope. Although he saw plenty of heart-wrenching cases, what struck him the most was the strength of the people, the depth of their faith, and their ability to cling to hope even in the worst of conditions. “What I found is the people there, they are  […]
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I Thought I Would Die a Junkie

Posted on 7th April 2010, by Salvation Army
At age 13 Scott Cameron was shy, insecure and desperate to be accepted by his friends. “In an attempt to fit in, I smoked my first joint of marijuana, with a buddy, under the carport of our middle-class family home,” says Scott.
Categories: Feature

More Than a Meal

Posted on 7th April 2010, by Salvation Army
At a glance, The Salvation Army’s sandwich wagon gives little hint of the vital service it provides to Campbell River, B.C. But those who depend on it know better.
Categories: Feature

Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 6

Posted on 1st April 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in Chile is providing vital assistance to coastal communities damaged by a tsunami. Waves up to five meters high destroyed everything in their path after being set off by an earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale. The response is focused mainly on the communities of Dichato and Caleta Tumbes, where many  […]
Categories: Newswire

Sally Van Helps Toronto’s Homeless Youth One Night at a Time

Posted on 1st April 2010, by Salvation Army
In late 2009 I volunteered on The Salvation Army’s street youth van that feeds and befriends Toronto’s homeless youth. Seven evenings a week, the “Sally Van” gives a glimpse of hope to 16 to 25-year-olds who are desperate for food, compassion and understanding.
Categories: Feature

Seven-year-old Donates Birthday Money to Haiti

Posted on 26th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Instead of birthday gifts, 7-year-old Claire-Marie Harrower asked her nine friends to bring money to her birthday party so she could give it to The Salvation Army’s ongoing relief efforts in Haiti. A total of $214.21 was gathered. Claire-Marie and her mom, Lisa, made a special trip to The Salvation Army’s head office in Toronto  […]

Soup Kitchen Meets a Need in Corner Brook

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The clients and volunteers who participate in The Salvation Army’s soup kitchen on Tuesdays are a close community. Marcus Maloney, 87, has a bowl of soup, or chili almost every Tuesday, along with his wife Hazel, 82.
Categories: Feature