Feeding Programs

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

Posted on 2nd January 2024, by SalvationArmy.ca
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  […]
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  […]

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  […]