Is Donor Fatigue Hurting the Chile Relief?

Posted on 4th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated Chile comes on the heels of Haiti’s massive earthquake. Many Salvation Army centres report fewer phone calls are being received to support Chile’s tragedy, versus Haiti’s. Chile isn’t getting the same attention as Haiti. In the first 48 hours after both earthquakes 2,596 news articles were written about Haiti,  […]
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A 40′ container packed and sent on November 30 has arrived safely at The Salvation Army’s Howard Hospital in Zimbabwe. The Howard Hospital continues to be one of the only fully operational public hospitals in the country, providing medical services for 155,000 patient visits a year. The shipment took three months to arrive. The container  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 9

Posted on 1st March 2010, by Salvation Army
The most recent American Idol, Kris Allen, recently visited Haiti and toured The Salvation Army camp in Port-au-Prince. With the intent of bringing awareness to relief efforts in Haiti, Kris visited with staff, played with children and, through an interpreter, spoke with camp residents. During his visit, Kris helped with the Army’s registration process issuing  […]
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Charitable Giving: Clothing, furniture donations down

Posted on 1st March 2010, by Salvation Army
** If you would like to donate clothing or household goods, please visit thriftstore.ca. ** Donations are urgently needed to help the Salvation Army Thrift Store overcome an unprecedented shortage of clothing and furniture. “We would normally have mountains of clothing. Now, we have nearly bare floors,” said thrift store manager Kathy Lippert. “It’s hard  […]
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Salvation Army Raises Money for Haiti

Posted on 1st March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army continues to find new ways to raise money for the relief effort in Haiti. On Saturday kettles will be set up in seven liquor board stores around Regina to collect donations. Captain Steven Cameron with The Salvation Army says this time they are focusing on providing a specific type of aid. “We’re  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 8

Posted on 22nd February 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army continues to work closely with multiple corporate partners and non-governmental organizations to provide food, water, medicine, shelter and other immediate aid to thousands of disaster survivors in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere. To date The Salvation Army has provided 2.8 million meals, 500,000 gallons of water, 2,900 tents and 1,500 personal hygiene kits. In  […]
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