When School is Out, Salvation Army Steps In

Posted on 26th June 2015, by SalvationArmy.ca
vulnerable youth climb at Jacksons point camps
Toronto ON, June 25, 2015 – Summer is here and Salvation Army camps are gearing up to provide vulnerable children with the time of their life. “Salvation Army camps provide financially accessible camping opportunities to families in need,” says Captain Rick Zelinsky, Executive Director of The Salvation Army’s Ontario Camping Ministries. “Campers often come from  […]
Toronto, ON (January 15, 2015) – Thanks to contributions from donors, volunteers and community partners, The Salvation Army raised $22 million dollars during its 124th annual Christmas Kettle Campaign. Donations to the campaign will remain in the local communities in which they were raised and will help The Salvation Army in the fight against poverty  […]

Salvation Army’s 124th Christmas Kettle Campaign Halfway to $21-Million Goal

Posted on 16th December 2014, by SalvationArmy.ca
Toronto, ON (December 16, 2014) – With a fundraising goal of $21 million, The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign has received just over $11 million in donations so far this holiday season. The charitable fundraiser runs through Christmas Eve and helps local Salvation Army units provide vulnerable people with basic necessities such as food, clothing,  […]

Salvation Army Launches 124th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 17th November 2014, by SalvationArmy.ca
It's Time to End Poverty in Canada
With a lead gift of $50,000 from Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life, The Salvation Army’s fundraising efforts focus on ending poverty in Canada Toronto, ON November 17, 2014 – The Salvation Army launched its national Christmas Kettle Campaign today, marking the 124th year that the organization has sought donations from the public to  […]
Salvation Army provides food and sanitation items for Ebola relief in Liberia
More than 10 months have passed since Ebola was first identified in West Africa, but the scale of the crisis continues to grow. The deadliest outbreak on record, Ebola is claiming the lives of 70 percent of people infected. The Salvation Army is responding to the crisis and asking for Canadians to support its relief  […]
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Salvation Army Observes International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Posted on 16th October 2014, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army promotes awareness of the need to eliminate poverty
Toronto, ON October 16, 2014 – The Salvation Army will observe the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on October 17th, a day designated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote awareness of the need to eliminate poverty and destitution in all countries. Year-round, The Salvation Army provides social services in Canada in  […]
Toronto, June 19, 2014–The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre is honoured to announce The W. Garfield Weston Foundation’s $1 million gift to The Toronto Grace’s Infrastructure Renewal Project. The funds will be directed to the renovation of the health centre located at 650 Church Street. This generous donation has been awarded as a challenge  […]
TORONTO, March 19, 2014 /CNW/ – Today, The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre makes a major step in the “Grace in Motion” Infrastructure Renewal Project as it commences the temporary move of all patients and staff to the University Health Network’s Hillcrest site.  The Infrastructure Renewal Project is the extensive renovation of its facility  […]

Salvation Army Celebrates Record-Breaking Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 15th January 2014, by SalvationArmy.ca
Toronto, ON January 15, 2014 – Contributions from donors throughout Canada helped The Salvation Army exceed its goal, setting a new record for the organization’s iconic Christmas Kettle Campaign. In its 123rd year, the annual fundraiser collected over $21 million in donations, an increase of  2 percent from 2012. “Year after year, we are truly  […]

Walmart Canada Helps Fill the Kettle for The Salvation Army

Posted on 20th December 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Walmart head office merchandising team hosted a holiday fundraiser that raised $7,000 for The Salvation Army.
TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 – With The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign $8 million short of its $21 million goal, the organization is grateful for its continuing partnership with Walmart Canada. Walmart Fill the Kettle Day will be held on Saturday, December 21, with Walmart Canada matching donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in  […]