The Salvation Army in Mali Sets Up Assistance for Displaced People

Posted on 14th May 2013, by
The Salvation Army in Mali is setting up programs to assist people affected by ongoing conflicts. Following a coup in 2012, rebel groups effectively took control of the northern provinces of the country, driving many people to the south and to neighbouring countries. In January 2013 France and some African nations deployed troops in an  […]

A Life Free From Hunger

Posted on 7th May 2013, by
Imagine not having enough food to eat.  This week, and every week, the Salvation Army is encouraging Canadians to take a moment to recognize the hundreds of thousands of people in our country who don’t know where their next meal will come from. Hunger is never planned and can happen to anyone.  Take Antoinette for  […]

Are You Prepared?

Posted on 6th May 2013, by
In recent days seven communities in Ontario cottage country declared a state of emergency as they faced never before seen flooding. Many residents were unprepared as washed out or impassible roads left them stranded in their homes. Furthermore power was shut off for safety reasons and many home heaters and furnaces were flooded. Emergency Preparedness  […]
Celebrity chef Brad Long’s Café Belong among 16 participating restaurants asking Canadians to tweet, Facebook or Instagram photos in support of hunger awareness May 2, 2013 – Starting tomorrow, The Salvation Army is asking Canadians to picture less hunger through a week-long social media initiative that turns the simple act of food photography into an  […]

Addiction’s Destructive Hold

Posted on 29th April 2013, by
Ron’s life was a mess. His problems were gigantic. Then one day he stumbled on The Salvation Army, and his life became a different story. By age five Ron had faced the reality of his life. His mom was an alcoholic who was always passed out, and his father was physically abusive, constantly picking fights  […]
Salvationists in Bangladesh are responding after an eight-storey building collapsed in Savar, about 30 kilometres from the capital city, Dhaka. At least 200 people have been killed in the disaster, though that number is likely to rise as rescuers work their way through the ruins. The Bangladesh Command’s training college is only a kilometre from  […]

Salvation Army Assists Residents Returning to West in Texas, USA

Posted on 25th April 2013, by
Residents of  West, the Texas community that was blown apart by an explosion at a fertiliser plant, are receiving assistance from The Salvation Army as they seek to return to their homes. Fourteen people were killed in the disaster, with a further 200 injured. Local authorities report that more than 270 homes were affected by  […]

Volunteering Changes Lives, Including Your Own

Posted on 23rd April 2013, by
Every week Julie Whalen uses her spare time and skills to help others.  And every week she ends up gaining more than she could possibly give. On any given Thursday this full-time mom and supply pre-school teacher uses her passion for cooking and her desire to show love in her community to teach low-income families  […]