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Celebrating Earth Day All Month Long

Posted on 12th April 2022, by SalvationArmy.ca
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Most Canadians are familiar with the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. These three Rs are a fundamental aspect of waste reduction strategies, and they are also a major component to the message of Earth Day (April 22), an annual international recognition dedicated to environmental awareness and action. At The Salvation Army Thrift Store, National  […]
Mother, father hold child under tent with food and clothes
Kirill turned 21 days old the day he crossed the Ukrainian-Romanian border through Siret customs. He was born on March 2, in the northern region of Kyiv, Vyshorod, in a bunker of a local hospital. Valeria, age 29, his mother, says that among the first noises Kirill heard were those of rockets hitting the city.  […]

Territorial Leaders’ Statement on Crisis in Ukraine

Posted on 24th February 2022, by Salvation Army
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Commissioners Floyd and Tracey Tidd call for prayer Dear friends, We are all watching the events unfolding in Ukraine with deep concern. Our hearts are with all those who are suffering. We think particularly of Salvation Army officers, soldiers and employees who are serving in Ukraine and Russia. May God grant them his protection and  […]

Back on Their Feet

Posted on 13th February 2022, by SalvationArmy.ca
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A Saanich, B.C., woman who cares for her autistic teen nephew says she was greatly helped by The Salvation Army during a breaking point in her life. With no children of her own, Kelley Sherin took in 16-year-old Jordan to provide him with the care he deserves—but wasn’t receiving. Jordan had moved around a lot  […]