Walmart Canada Partners with The Salvation Army to Help Fill the Kettle

Posted on 17th December 2020, by
Help fill our kettles on Walmart Fill the Kettle Day
With considerable shortfalls in regions across the country, Walmart to match in-store kettle donations up to $100,000 December 17, 2020 – TORONTO – On Saturday, December 19, Walmart Canada will host the 11th annual “Fill the Kettle Day” and match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide, to  […]

Putting the ‘Merry’ Back into Christmas

Posted on 10th December 2020, by
Jennifer receives hamper boxes with food items and toys for Christmas
As the coronavirus crisis continues to impact lives, there is a lot of uncertainty and its hard not to wonder what will happen next. With the Christmas season just around the corner, more and more individuals and families are facing new financial challenges and scary realities. “I’m a single parent of a two and six-year-old,”  […]

Single Mom Pays it Forward After Getting Back on Her Feet

Posted on 8th December 2020, by
Jodi loads her car up with groceries to deliver to people who can't get to a food bank
Each Christmas and throughout the year, Jodi gives back to The Salvation Army. Grateful for the help she received when challenges came, she is paying it forward to help others who may find themselves in a similar predicament. “The food support was an amazing help,” says Jodi. “I received a food box as well as  […]

Ready, Set, Shuffle!

Posted on 7th December 2020, by
Santa shuffle participants stand with Santa and Salvation Army mascot
Coming Together Virtually to Shuffle Because Everyone Needs an Army Traditionally held on the first Saturday of December, the Santa Shuffle is a 5k Fun Run and 1K Elf Walk that supports local Salvation Army initiatives. In partnership with the Running Room, and what began as a single race in Edmonton in 1990, the event  […]
Kettle worker stands with mask and volunteer apron by iconic red kettle and tiptap machine
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many challenges to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign, its largest fundraising drive of the year. At a time when more and more individuals and families are facing new financial challenges and frightening realities, there has been a decline in foot traffic, fewer kettles have been mobilized and there  […]
Tap to give at our Christmas Kettles
TORONTO, ON (December 1, 2020) – Today on Giving Tuesday, The Salvation Army Canada and Rogers Communications announced a new and innovative touchless digital giving option for Canadians to safely donate to the annual Christmas Kettles Campaign.  Powered by the Rogers LTE-M network, The Salvation Army’s signature holiday campaign will now see hundreds of Christmas  […]
Jayne stands by her kettle at local mall
This time last year, 69-year-old Jayne was manning one of The Salvation Army’s iconic Christmas kettles. This year, due to COVID-19 challenges and restrictions the Manitoban is unable to do what she loves most—volunteering to help her community. “For more than a century, The Salvation Army has raised funds through the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign,”  […]
Iconic red kettle and two volunteers beside it
 The Salvation Army’s largest public fundraiser of the year supports 1.9 million vulnerable people in 400 communities across Canada. TORONTO, Nov. 16, 2020 – It’s been a difficult year for Canadians. The Salvation Army has seen the number of people needing support skyrocket almost five times over last year in some locations across the country.  […]

How Canadians Can Lace-up Virtually to Help Neighbours in Need

Posted on 12th November 2020, by
Stephane and her husband in santa hats and festive shirts, gearing up for the race
It’s been a challenging  year for Canadians. The Salvation Army has seen the number of people needing support skyrocket to almost five times over last year in some parts across Canada. Now, more than ever, The Salvation Army is relying on your generosity to help provide practical assistance to thousands of families and individuals who  […]