Salvation Army Hosts Events During United Nations Commission

Posted on 1st March 2013, by
The Salvation Army is playing a full role at the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), which will convene in New York, USA, at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters from March 4 to 15. Sixteen Salvation Army representatives will be attending the event, including representatives from the four USA territories and personnel from the  […]

Ottawa Bethany Hope Centre Officially Opens

Posted on 26th February 2013, by
Ottawa – On February 25, 2013, The Salvation Army celebrated the official opening of its newly renovated Bethany Hope Centre at 820 Woodroffe Avenue. “We were delighted to welcome the community to visit our new centre and learn about all the programs and services it has to offer,” said Major Brenda Smith, Executive Director at  […]

Salvation Army Accepts Discontinued Penny

Posted on 25th February 2013, by
Toronto, ON February 25, 2013 – The Salvation Army announced today that it will collect discontinued pennies through the launch of its Penny Drive to help people in need across Canada. The public can donate their pennies to any one of the 120 participating Salvation Army Thrift Stores. Each penny will benefit community-based Salvation Army  […]

A Social Tragedy

Posted on 18th February 2013, by
Tonight thousands of homeless Canadians will sleep on street grates or in doorways. It’s a social tragedy. In the killer cold their coats act as blankets, protective barriers, and shelter. They are humiliated by empty stares and the condition of their lives. Then they are awakened from a dead sleep to find someone looking at  […]

5 Charitable Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Posted on 11th February 2013, by
Valentine’s Day can be much more than flowers and chocolate. There are plenty of ways to give from the heart. Here are a few: 1. Volunteer: There’s no shortage of ways you can help. Volunteer at a Salvation Army food bank or soup kitchen. 2. Reach Out to Someone in Need: Deliver homemade Valentine’s cards  […]
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The Courage to Change

Posted on 11th February 2013, by
“My dad beat my mom until she was a rag doll,” says 49-year-old Billy. “At times I thought he would kill her. That’s only one of my childhood memories.” Billy’s dad was drunk all the time. And his heavy drinking resulted in physical altercations. Every night Billy cranked up the volume on his radio to  […]

Rex Murphy Highlights the Strengths of The Salvation Army

Posted on 8th February 2013, by
As one of Canada’s premier broadcasters and columnists, Rex Murphy’s admiration of The Salvation Army runs deep. A social commentator and editorial journalist, Murphy has been one of Canada’s most influential and respected opinion leaders for decades. Born in Carbonear, N.L., Murphy graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1968 and then went to the  […]

New Salvation Army Thrift Store Opens in Pickering

Posted on 6th February 2013, by
February 4, 2013 – Pickering, ON: Finding a good bargain and helping a good cause will be a lot easier for residents of Pickering now that a brand new Salvation Army Thrift Store has opened its doors. The new Thrift Store is conveniently located directly across the street from the Pickering Town Centre on 1360  […]
Siemens Canada and its employees recently joined efforts in support of families in need as part of their annual Hope for Holidays campaign. Employees collected funds and items for local charities and donations were matched by the company, resulting in an outstanding $35,000 donation to The Salvation Army. Employees from more than 20 Siemens offices  […]