Emergency Disaster Services

After Schools Close, Salvation Army Continues to Feed Hungry Children

Posted on 14th April 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Volunteers make sandwiches for hungry children
In 2012, when The Salvation Army in Regina learned that there were children attending school without nutritious lunches, they stepped up to help feed as many vulnerable families as possible. When schools closed, The Salvation Army acted quickly to ensure that no child is hungry. “During the school season, we provide lunch every day to  […]
Guest receives lunch at Salvation Army mobile feeding unit
For those experiencing homelessness and food insecurity, the COVID-19 pandemic has many without access to their most basic needs. With cafés and community centres shut down, more hungry people are out on the street looking for help. To stop the spread of COVID-19, The Salvation Army in Williams Lake, B.C., like many others, has cancelled  […]

Australia Bushfire Response Update

Posted on 14th January 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Weary firefighters are fed by Salvation Army emergency services
January 14, 2020—Salvation Army volunteers continue to provide around-the-clock support to disaster-affected communities across Australia. Due to the incredible needs, The Salvation Army has deployed rotating international and interstate teams to reinforce local volunteers. To date: we’ve activated more than 3,000 personnel who are providing immediate emotional, spiritual and practical support to firefighters volunteers and  […]

10 Years After the Earthquake

Posted on 12th January 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Youth in Haiti graduate from vocational training
January 12, 2020, marks 10 years since Haiti was devastated by an earthquake, killing more than 230,000 people and injuring 300,000. Since then, The Salvation Army has worked alongside Haitians helping to strengthen and rebuild their communities. “People were running, crying and screaming,” says Natasha, recalling the horror of that day. “As clouds of dust  […]
Salvation Army emergency services serve first responders
TORONTO, ON (January 4, 2020) Massive bushfires in Australia continue to spread as heat, high winds, and dry weather are pushing flames through much of the southeastern part of the country. As the crisis enters its fourth month, Salvation Army volunteers continue to provide emotional, spiritual and material support to firefighters, volunteers and evacuees. “As  […]