Family Finds a New Beginning with The Salvation Army’s Support

Posted on 4th January 2024, by
Cedar place building and Jessica
When the pandemic struck, Jessica, a single mother of three, had to deal with several challenges that significantly impacted her family’s life. She lost her job, and her mental health took a hit. On top of that, her family was evicted from their home due to a dispute with the landlord. Fortunately, The Salvation Army’s  […]

Remembering Daniel’s Journey with The Salvation Army’s Street Ministry

Posted on 2nd January 2024, by
Emergency disaster services vehicle serves warm meals
The Salvation Army in Orillia, Ont., has been running a weekly street ministry since 2016, providing essential help to the vulnerable population. Every Friday, a parked Emergency and Disaster Services (EDS) truck serves meals to anyone who drops by. Led by EDS Coordinator, Ron vanDeursen, the street ministry team has not missed a Friday run  […]

How to Save on Taxable Income While Helping to Restore Lives

Posted on 28th December 2023, by
food bank client stands in from of food boxes
As we approach the end of 2023, it is important to note that charitable donations made before December 31 can be used as deductions against this year’s tax return. Canadians have many reasons to donate that include compassion for those is need and caring about members of the community. Will you consider sharing the spirit  […]
Guests enjoy sit-down turkey dinner
For decades, The Salvation Army in Windsor, Ont., has hosted an annual Christmas dinner open to everyone in the community. This year, the event took place on Dec 13, serving over 650 guests. The dinner took place at St. Clair Centre for the Arts. A traditional Christmas menu was served, and the event had live  […]
Moving to a new country will always be a daunting experience. For many families, moving to Canada usually means they must make some financial sacrifices until they can settle in. The Salvation Army in Peterborough, Ont., is ensuring  that new families in town can enjoy a wonderful holiday season with food and toys for their  […]

Bermuda’s Fill the Truck of Hope Helps Hundreds of Families this Christmas

Posted on 22nd December 2023, by
Salvation Army branded white van with doors open to accept donations
For over a decade, The Salvation Army in Bermuda has hosted the Fill the Truck of Hope event,which supports families with food and gifts ahead of the Christmas season. Over 800 families benefit from this initiative each year. The concept of Fill the Truck is simple. The goal is to collect donations for The Salvation  […]
Woman puts donation in Christmas kettle. Salvation Army worker in branded vest looks on
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 days left to reach $22 Million Goal December 19, 2023 – TORONTO – As of Monday, The Salvation Army in Canada has raised a vital $10.9 million through its iconic Christmas kettles. However, with a fundraising goal of $22 million and only 5 days left in the campaign, the organization is  […]
2023 Canadian Poverty and Socioeconomic Analysis reveals growing demand for social services, allows The Salvation Army to better serve those in need. December 18, 2023 – TORONTO – New research from The Salvation Army Canada finds Canadians are struggling to meet their basic needs with inflation, food affordability and housing security persisting as top issues.  […]