Salvation Army Feeds Truckers Who Keep Supplies Flowing

Posted on 31st March 2020, by
Salvation Army feeds truckers affected by COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates, it’s harder for truckers to be behind the wheel as facilities and restaurants close. In Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, The Salvation Army is working with the provincial government, and in partnership with Marine Atlantic, to provide meals to those transporting goods and materials to or from the ferry crossing. “Hot  […]

Salvation Army Assists with Two Pop-up Shelters in Downtown Halifax

Posted on 27th March 2020, by
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While many Canadians are social distancing and safely self-isolated in their homes, others are simply unable to take these necessary precautions to protect themselves, especially those experiencing homelessness. In Halifax, The Salvation Army is collaborating with other local agencies to ensure there is a safe place for everyone by assisting with newly established pop-up shelters.  […]

Salvation Army Offers Input on Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Posted on 25th March 2020, by
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Letter to the Prime Minister from the National Leader March 24, 2020 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 Dear Prime Minister: Re: Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan I am writing to thank you for your leadership during this  […]

Salvation Army Ramps up Efforts to Help Combat Coronavirus

Posted on 18th March 2020, by
Salvation Army volunteer stocks food shelves
TORONTO, ON March 18, 2020—Experts say that community transmission of COVID-19 is underway in Canada and The Salvation Army is ramping up its efforts to help prevent the spread of the virus. “From coast to coast, The Salvation Army is heeding advice from the government and health authorities to protect the safety of the 1.6  […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

Posted on 17th March 2020, by
Salvation Army worker hands bag of food to food bank client
Q: What is The Salvation Army doing about the COVID-19 pandemic? A: As an organization that has people at the core of our mission, the safety and health of our employees, clients, volunteers and partners is paramount. As one of the largest providers of social services in the  country, we are doing our part to  […]

Salvation Army Addresses Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on 14th March 2020, by
Covid-19 The Salvation Army's Response
COVID-19 (coronavirus) has developed quickly, and The Salvation Army is committed to taking preventative measures to protect the safety of the 1.6 million people we serve each year as well as our officers, employees and volunteers. Their well-being is our top priority. As the situation evolves, we continue to monitor and promote the Public Health  […]