Volunteering Warms My Heart

Posted on 18th December 2018, by
A smiling Stu Bradley mans a Salvation Army kettle in Cochrane, AB
Stu Bradley, 82, is gearing up to volunteer at The Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle in Cochrane, Alta. He says the experience is rewarding, the response to the fundraising campaign is heart-warming, and shares his reflections on last year’s memories that helped to fill the kettle.   “After putting in a four-hour shift at a local  […]
Kettle volunteer at Walmart
TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ – On Saturday, December 15, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide up to a maximum of $100,000. With one in seven Canadians struggling to make ends meet, The Salvation Army relies on this fundraising campaign to help feed,  […]

Out of Office for a Cause

Posted on 10th December 2018, by
out of office for a cause - instead of being generic, be generous
During the holiday season, there are millions of out-of-office emails sent. The Salvation Army wants to use them to help the 1 in 7 Canadians living in poverty who likely can’t afford to take time off. We’re asking Canadians to turn their generic out-of-office email into a generous request for donations. Even if 1% of  […]

Salvation Army Responds to California Wildfires

Posted on 13th November 2018, by Salvation Army
the salvation army assisting in california with wildfires
Salvation Army staff and volunteers are providing assistance to first responders and people affected by unprecedented wildfires in California. More than a quarter of a million people have been forced from their homes in a disaster that has already claimed at least 30 lives. 220 people remain unaccounted for and nearly 7,000 structures have been  […]