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Building Collapse Involves Salvation Army Family Store

Posted on 6th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Philadelphia- “At this time, we are gathering information about the details of the building collapse at 22nd and Market Street in Philadelphia,” says  Major John Cranford of The Salvation Army. “Our number one concern is for the safety of our customers and the employees who were involved. We are coordinating with the Police and Fire  […]

Salvation Army Provides Shelter as Floods Hit Czech Republic

Posted on 4th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army in the Czech Republic is playing an important role in helping people affected by rising floodwaters. Flood barriers have been raised on the River Vltava, which flows through the capital, Prague, but parts of the city are already affected. More than 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes across the west  […]

Every Kid Deserves a Chance to Play

Posted on 3rd June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
It’s unlike any other soccer program.  FFA (Football for All) Global is giving Toronto’s low-income kids the boost they need to succeed. Growing up, Mark, 18, set his sights on playing professional soccer.  Living in one of Toronto’s poorest and roughest neighborhoods he thought the sport would help keep him stay focused long enough to  […]
TORONTO, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ – The Salvation Army and MOLLY MAID will once again be joining forces this summer as MOLLY MAID collects non-perishable food items to help restock depleted Salvation Army food bank shelves all across Canada. Last year, more than 1.8 million Canadians received assistance from The Salvation Army. On average, approximately  […]

TELUS Day of Giving Impacts Local Communities

Posted on 27th May 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
It began with a group of people and an idea. Then the initiators rallied their coworkers. Since its inception in 2006, TELUS Day of Giving has mobilized more than 65,000 Canadian team members, retirees, family and friends to volunteer on the front-lines of the communities they live, work and serve in. On the last Saturday  […]
Toronto, ON May 21, 2013 – A new report from The Salvation Army, released as part of Dignity Month, reveals that despite a rebounding economy, many Canadian families and young people are still struggling to make ends meet. “Youth in Need: The Economic Challenges,” revealed that since the recession began in 2008, 66 percent of  […]

Salvation Army Responds in Moore and South Oklahoma City

Posted on 21st May 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Moore, OK (May 21, 2013) – The Salvation Army is on the ground in Moore, Oklahoma with multiple canteens and personnel coordinating with Local and State Emergency Management to serve first responders and those affected by the tornado. We continue to provide service to hard hit areas from yesterdays’ storms which include Shawnee – multiple  […]

Financial Stress Affects Kids

Posted on 21st May 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Report Reveals Fallout of Recession on Canada’s Youth Imagine telling your kids “We can’t afford that” or “We have no money” or “We can’t pay the rent.”  All it takes is one major setback to leave people in serious and lasting financial trouble. Financial stress trickles down and affects the children. A report  […]

Salvation Army Responds to Dallas Area Tornados

Posted on 16th May 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Dallas, TX  – The Salvation Army quickly responded in the North Texas communities of Granbury and Cleburne after tornados caused significant damage and injuries late on Wednesday evening. Three Salvation Army Disaster Canteens (mobile kitchens) have been deployed from the Dallas Fort Worth area and two additional units have been placed on stand-by. The Salvation  […]