Help Your Community Today

Posted on 29th December 2021, by
A young mother and her three year old daughter stand at the front door to their home
December is a month of giving—a time to support our friends and neighbours when joy may be running low, or hope is absent. “I was outside, saw a fellow in the middle of the road and felt he needed food. I give to The Salvation Army to help the people in need who are just  […]
Salvation Army worker hands canned food and other items to client
December 22, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today, the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, announced a $30-million top-up for the Emergency Food Security Fund, bringing total funding under the Fund to $330 million. This additional investment is aimed at addressing the increased demand and fewer resources faced  […]
Join our army of givers by donating to a Christmas kettle
Walmart Canada to match in-store kettle donations up to $100,000 December 16, 2021 – TORONTO – On Saturday, December 18, Walmart Canada will host the 12th annual “Fill the Kettle Day” and match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide, to a maximum of $100,000. Since 2007, Walmart  […]
Cartoon dudes with SA shield and face masks represent volunteers worldwide
International Volunteer Day takes place every year on December 5. It’s an opportunity to celebrate and thank people from all walks of life who freely give their time and expertise for the good of others. Throughout the pandemic and, working with COVID-19 protocols, thousands of Salvation Army volunteers around the globe stepped up with an  […]

Salvation Army Responds to Floods Across British Columbia

Posted on 3rd December 2021, by
Ewa receives a box of supplies for her children's program from The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services (EDS) have been serving British Columbians in multiple communities—from Abbotsford and Chilliwack, to Hope, Merritt and Kamloops—sharing hope amid great hardship. Living in Merritt, Ewa Olguin is no stranger to evacuations, unfortunately. This is her second evacuation this year, after she was forced to leave her home due to  […]