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Australia Bushfire Response Update

Posted on 14th January 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
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  […]
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  […]

Christmas Message From The Salvation Army’s International Leader

Posted on 25th December 2019, by SalvationArmy.ca
Vintage Christmas Nativity Scene. Oil painting on cardboard.
When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child (Luke 2:17) When you experience something good you just can’t help talking about it. That may be a memorable meal, a good book, an enjoyable film, stirring music, dramatic theatre or beautiful countryside. Whatever the experience, it  […]

Kettle Volunteering Boosts Confidence for Introvert

Posted on 20th December 2019, by SalvationArmy.ca
Grant, volunteer, stands by kettle
Grant was a self-diagnosed introvert who was anxious about meeting people. For years, this kept him from volunteering. Today, he has overcome his introversion through volunteering at a Salvation Army Christmas kettle and feels good that he is helping his community in a practical way. “Interacting with people was always hard for me,” says Grant.  […]