Hope Stories

Hope in the Time of Crisis

Posted on 25th February 2022, by SalvationArmy.ca
Igloolik children receive new clothes
NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR During the height of the pandemic, restaurants around the country had to close because they couldn’t operate safely. For the truck drivers who carry goods across Canada, this posed a huge problem—they rely on restaurants and rest stops to feed themselves while they’re out on the road. This was even more worrisome  […]

Back on Their Feet

Posted on 13th February 2022, by SalvationArmy.ca
Jordan left and Kelley right outdoors wearing ball caps
A Saanich, B.C., woman who cares for her autistic teen nephew says she was greatly helped by The Salvation Army during a breaking point in her life. With no children of her own, Kelley Sherin took in 16-year-old Jordan to provide him with the care he deserves—but wasn’t receiving. Jordan had moved around a lot  […]

Salvation Army Mobile Units Combating Winter Worries in Saint John

Posted on 9th February 2022, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army workers stand in front of mobile feeding van
A warm place to come home to and a comforting meal is part of daily life for most, but for those experiencing homelessness, it is a luxury that is not guaranteed. The Maritimes have seen several storms over the past few weeks as we settle into the winter months, which has increasingly affected our most  […]

Salvation Army Responds to Floods Across British Columbia

Posted on 3rd December 2021, by SalvationArmy.ca
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  […]