The Salvation Army in Canada will allocate $50,000 to the Relief Effort in Pakistan

by Salvation Army
Categories: Newswire

Thursday August 19, 2010 – As The Salvation Army in Pakistan continues its initial response to the floods that have now affected more than 20 million people, The Salvation Army in Canada is pleased to announce that it will allocate $50,000 to support this relief effort.

Any public donations received by The Salvation Army that are specified to the Pakistan Flood Appeal will also be used to support the ongoing effort.

The Salvation Army in Pakistan continues to provide the basic necessities of life, including bedding, food and water to the flood victims.

The Salvation Army began its work in Pakistan in 1883 and now includes more than 700 facilities, social institutions, children’s schools and almost 90,000 members. The national leaders of The Salvation Army in Pakistan are Canadians, currently serving for the second time in that country.

Please support The Salvation Army’s relief effort in Pakistan. Financial contributions can be made by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (725-2769), by visiting our website,, by mailing donations to The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters, Canada and Bermuda, 2 Overlea Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M4H 1P4, or dropping off financial donations at the closest Salvation Army unit in your area. Donors should specify their gift to the Pakistan Flood Appeal.