Salvation Army Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Posted on 10th May 2012, by
TORONTO, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ – On Thursday, May 10, 2012 we invite you to join The Salvation Army Booth Packaging and Supportive Services as we celebrate 40 years of service to the community and mark the special occasion of our Grand Re-Opening. Join us at 1:30pm at 1020 Islington Ave, Unit 9A, Toronto. “At  […]
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Diageo Canada’s Clothing Drive Supports Salvation Army

Posted on 8th May 2012, by
Throughout the entire month of April, Diageo Canada Inc., a consumer goods company located in Etobicoke, united more than 200 employees to collect gently-used clothing and household items to help local families in need. This is the first-time that the company has partnered with The Salvation Army and with all hands on deck the team  […]
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Guelph Thrift Store Recognized as Outstanding Employer

Posted on 2nd May 2012, by
The Salvation Army Guelph Thrift Store has been recognized as an outstanding employer by The Employment Coordination Committee (ECC), of Guelph and Wellington County. The distinction is given to employers who have demonstrated leadership in providing work experience, training and community placement opportunities for individuals facing employment difficulties or who require workplace experience. “It is  […]
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Salvation Army Offers Help With Taxes in Cornwall, Ont.

Posted on 21st March 2012, by
A team of volunteers have set up shop at the Salvation Army to process tax returns. Already around 400 people have taken advantage of the free service, which opened earlier this month, to properly process their finances. The Salvation Army is working with the Canada Revenue Agency to ensure its volunteers are accredited and trained  […]
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Thrift Store Partners with Local Soccer Club

Posted on 2nd March 2012, by
Throughout the month of March, the Parkdale Thrift Store, located in downtown Toronto at 1447 Queen Street West, will host an in-store fundraiser to support the local youth soccer club. Bloor Central Soccer Club (BCSC) is a group that is committed to offering high quality recreation programs for low income families on the west side  […]
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Drop-in Centre Meets Needs of Local Youth

Posted on 27th February 2012, by
There are no barriers to entry. No registration fee. No discrimination. For the past year, The Salvation Army Pembroke Community Church has been home to community youth ages 12 to 18 who come together to hang out, meet new friends and have fun in a safe and healthy environment. In 2011, after moving around to  […]
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Siemens’ Employees Join Forces for Families in Need

Posted on 17th February 2012, by
Burlington – Siemens Canada employees were proud to help those in need by participating in the 2011 Hope for Holidays program, including various charity events across Canada. As a result, the company has recently made a donation of $25,261 to the local chapters of the Salvation Army. The donation is a result of Siemens matching  […]
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New Program Aims to Help Young Dads

Posted on 6th February 2012, by
Blake wanted to be a great dad, but would his own childhood experiences hold him back? When Blake was just two months old, his parents realized they would be happier apart than together. While his mom battled addiction issues, Blake lived with his father. “I felt safe and cared for,” says Blake. But at age  […]
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Thrift Store Draws Big Crowd for Grand Reopening

Posted on 31st January 2012, by
Freezing rain and chilly temperatures weren’t enough to sway residents of Burlington from going out to support the grand re-opening of their new and improved Salvation Army Thrift Store. By 8:45 a.m. on Friday, January 27th, hundreds of bargain hunters and thrift-loving shoppers had queued up outside the newly renovated and expanded store at 3245  […]
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Salvation Army Re-opens Expanded Thrift Store

Posted on 26th January 2012, by
Halton Region-Bargain hunters get ready. On January 27 The Salvation Army officially re-opens its expanded thrift store. There will be $1 and $2 deals as well as other in-store specials. The first 100 customers will receive a $10 gift certificate. The 3245 Fairview St. site is now 14,000 square feet and offers clothing, shoes, toys,  […]
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