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Salvation Army Responds to Fredericton Floods

Posted on 3rd May 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Volunteer prepares meals to serve to flood victims
While widespread flooding continues to create concern in Fredericton, N.B., The Salvation Army is providing food, shelter and clothing for residents. “This is one of the worst floods New Brunswick has seen in recent history,” says Larry Moss, emergency disaster coordinator for The Salvation Army. Five days after the St. John River swelled over its  […]

How One Man Rebuilt his Life after Addiction

Posted on 12th April 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Cory stands alongside Paul, his counsellor by the Anchorage addictions program sign
Thirty-year-old Cory nearly died from a suicide attempt. After weeks in hospital, he googled “recovery centres.” That’s when he came across the website for The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope in Halifax. “Without The Salvation Army I’d either be in an institution or dead,” says Cory. “I am grateful to everyone who has assisted me.”  […]

Salvation Army Helps Saskatchewan Cope with Humboldt Tragedy

Posted on 11th April 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Hockey stick on porch in remembrance of Humbolt Broncos
Last week, a horrific crash claimed the lives of 15 people from the Humboldt Broncos. Within hours, Salvation Army personnel from Nipawin, Sask., were at the local Apostolic church offering emotional and spiritual care as families of the hockey players and community members anxiously awaited updates. “As time went on it became more evident that  […]

New Home, New Hope

Posted on 5th April 2018, by SalvationArmy.ca
Robert wears hat with sunglasses. Has goatee
When Robert, 54, was first released from prison, he had nowhere to go and found himself living on the streets for two years. Now, thanks to support from The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre in Ottawa, he is living in his own apartment, making changes in his life and focusing on his future. “I was sick  […]