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Coats for kids sign displayed at Salvation Army Cobourg
For the 29th year, The Salvation Army in Cobourg and Port Hope, Ont., hosted the Coats for Kids program. This event provides families in their community with much-needed winter coats and gear ahead of the colder seasons. Community and Family Services Manager at Port Hope, Lisa Graham, has co-led this program for nine years. She  […]

Why I Give

Posted on 26th October 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Image of donors and Salvation Army Christmas kettle
In every community, there are individuals whose generosity towards The Salvation Army positively impacts the lives of people going through hardship. The reasons why they donate may be different, but it usually stems from an impactful experience that led them to choose The Salvation Army. Elda Egan donates to The Salvation Army because she is  […]

Thanksgiving Community Meal Returns to Vancouver Harbour Light

Posted on 5th October 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Staff ready to hand out Thanksgiving meals
After a three-year absence, the Thanksgiving Community Meal is returning to The Salvation Army’s Harbour Light in Vancouver. This event provides a Thanksgiving celebration and meal for people experiencing hardship. In the past few years, the Thanksgiving event at Harbour Light had been modified due to the pandemic. Instead of hosting the usual large holiday  […]

Your Support Means Food for Neighbours in Need

Posted on 4th October 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Female holds young male
Since the pandemic, food banks operated by The Salvation Army have become an increasingly critical resource. “Before the pandemic, we provided food hampers to about five to 10 clients a day,” says Maria Kolebaba, who serves at a food bank in Saskatchewan. “Now, because food prices are so high, we’re serving up to 25 a  […]