How You are Sparking Hope for At-Risk Youth

Posted on 18th October 2022, by
man working in garage
Like a spark from a welding torch, Trades Start has ignited Jacob’s passion and direction in life. The 17-year-old high school student is learning how to weld through Trades Start, a 12-week education and life-skills program established by The Salvation Army in Wiarton, Ont., to help at-risk youth. “I can’t be in an office and  […]
male and female graduates stir in roasting pans
Recently, The Salvation Army’s Edmonton Centre of Hope (ECOH) celebrated their first Community Kitchen graduating class, a new program aiming to empower participants to thrive in recovery with nutrition education. Five people completed the 12-week cooking and skills program through a partnership between ECOH’s Cornerstone Residence and Edmonton Temple, where the commercial kitchen is located.  […]

Soap With Hope

Posted on 12th October 2022, by
Major Danny Pinksen stands in front of cart with towels and soaps
Having a daily shower is something most people do not think twice about, but that is a luxury for those living on the street. Soap With Hope, a community shower program offered by The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope in downtown Windsor, Ont., addresses that need. Major Danny Pinksen, executive director, says the program is  […]