Hope Stories

Newcomers Find Friendship and Hope at The Salvation Army in Quebec

Posted on 31st May 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Diana stands with 2 seniors from a seniors group
There are many challenges that come with moving to Canada. The Salvation Army journeys with people to break down barriers and give them a better tomorrow. Diego’s story At age 28, Diego left Venezuela and went to the United States as a student with his family—without resident status. “We became parents of two children during  […]

How a Bike from The Salvation Army Helped a Winnipeg Radio Host

Posted on 2nd May 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Chris with bike helmet and 680 CJOB jacket
Christian Aumell arrived in Winnipeg in March 2015. He left his hometown of Tara, Ont., with two suitcases and nothing else. He had just finished his studies in broadcast journalism and had been presented with a part-time job opportunity at Global News’ 680 CJOB radio station. With little knowledge of his new home and a  […]

One Year Later The Salvation Army Continues to Give Hope in Ukraine

Posted on 2nd March 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army worker huddles and encourages those affected by war
On February 24, 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine, starting a war that has caused widespread devastation and forced millions of Ukrainians to flee their homeland. For The Salvation Army, the past year has been a time of ongoing front-line ministry—especially in Ukraine and the surrounding countries, but also in Canada and around the world. As we  […]

Confident About the Future

Posted on 12th January 2023, by SalvationArmy.ca
Tony in blue sweater
Tony (not his real name) was one of the thousands of people across the country who lost their job during the COVID-19 pandemic. With his mother in ill health, Tony went from having control of his life to putting everything on hold to take care of his mother—with little resources. This is when he decided  […]