How You are Sparking Hope for At-Risk Youth

Posted on 18th October 2022, by
man working in garage
Like a spark from a welding torch, Trades Start has ignited Jacob’s passion and direction in life. The 17-year-old high school student is learning how to weld through Trades Start, a 12-week education and life-skills program established by The Salvation Army in Wiarton, Ont., to help at-risk youth. “I can’t be in an office and  […]
male and female graduates stir in roasting pans
Recently, The Salvation Army’s Edmonton Centre of Hope (ECOH) celebrated their first Community Kitchen graduating class, a new program aiming to empower participants to thrive in recovery with nutrition education. Five people completed the 12-week cooking and skills program through a partnership between ECOH’s Cornerstone Residence and Edmonton Temple, where the commercial kitchen is located.  […]

Soap With Hope

Posted on 12th October 2022, by
Major Danny Pinksen stands in front of cart with towels and soaps
Having a daily shower is something most people do not think twice about, but that is a luxury for those living on the street. Soap With Hope, a community shower program offered by The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope in downtown Windsor, Ont., addresses that need. Major Danny Pinksen, executive director, says the program is  […]
flood in canada
TORONTO, ON – September 24, 2022 – In what has been deemed a “historic storm” and “landmark weather event” in Atlantic Canada, The Salvation Army is mobilizing trained personnel to feed, hydrate, shelter and support first responders and those affected by Hurricane Fiona. Your immediate support will help meet the urgent needs of thousands of  […]