Salvation Army in the News

Posted on 27th November 2015, by
Salvation Army Christmas assistance relieves a lot of holiday pressure for low-income people in Agincourt
Now in its 125th year, The Salvation Army’s annual holiday campaign seeks donations from the public to help millions of Canadians living in poverty. The Salvation Army is doing its best to help vulnerable Canadians across the country. But don’t just take our word for it. The following are links to recent media reports about  […]

Salvation Army Toy Mountain Brings Christmas to Winnipeg’s Less Fortunate

Posted on 11th December 2013, by
Christmas, toys
“Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without the help of The Salvation Army’s Toy Mountain shopping centre,” says Juilieen. “Now my daughter will have something to open on Christmas morning.” Planning for a happy Christmas for your family is challenging if you lack the financial resources to celebrate with your children. Julieen Keeley lives with her eight-year-old  […]

Young Children Collect Toys for Families in Need

Posted on 12th December 2012, by
“When you give to less fortunate children it not only makes them happy at Christmas but it also makes you feel great,” said 12-year-old Paige MacLellan. Two young sisters Paige and 10 year old Katelyn, along with their parents Mark and Stacey MacLellan, are helping to bring Christmas toys to families in need by collecting  […]
Categories: Newswire

Territorial Headquarters Food and Toy Drive

Posted on 14th December 2011, by
The Salvation Army believes that every child deserves to unwrap a new toy of their own on Christmas morning. From November 17 to December 7 more than 200 staff at The Salvation Army’s national headquarters in Toronto collected 2,486 food and 807 toy items to be distributed to those less fortunate over the Christmas season.  […]
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Sally Ann ‘Nervous’ About Lack of Toys

Posted on 12th December 2011, by
Yarmouth — Only a handful of toys have come in for some 350 Yarmouth-area children who won’t have a gift under their tree without help from others, a local Salvation Army leader said Friday, . Toys for just 10 boys and girls had accumulated by Thursday evening and volunteers emptied a big wire bin at  […]
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Partners Work Together for Change

Posted on 12th December 2011, by
This Christmas season, from coast to coast, The Salvation Army’s vital partnerships are participating in the spirit of giving. “The Salvation Army is thrilled to be working closely with its many partners who believe in The Salvation Army’s mission of service that restores dignity and hope to more than 1.7 million Canadians every year,” says  […]
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A parking-tickets-for-toys Christmas gift drive at the Salvation Army was a huge hit today at the Vancouver depot. Impark offered a four-hour amnesty Thursday morning for anyone with unpaid parking tickets as long as they donated a toy to the downtown charity. Just before the end of the four hours, ticket scofflaw/Santas had brought in  […]
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“Happy” Sings for The Salvation Army

Posted on 13th October 2010, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
Avalon Mall and VOCM Cares Foundation Announces Concert (September 30th) The Avalon Mall and the VOCM Cares Foundation have announced the HAPPY TREE CONCERT in aid of The Salvation Army’s 2010 Christmas Toy and Food Hamper Program in the city of St. John’s. The VOCM Cares Foundation hosts two local concerts at the St. John’s  […]
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