Salvation Army-run Home Heating Program Meets Critical Needs

Posted on 9th March 2010, by Salvation Army
When temperatures plummet, many low-income families are forced to chose between buying groceries or paying for the energy bill. Since 1997 The Salvation Army-run Good Neighbours Energy Program in Nova Scotia has been helping individuals and families when they have nowhere else to turn.
Categories: Feature

Salvation Army Supports Proposed Changes to Disbursement Quota

Posted on 5th March 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, March 5, 2010 – The proposed changes to the Disbursement Quota announced yesterday in the 2010 federal budget are widely supported by The Salvation Army. The removal of the quota will provide The Salvation Army; one of Canada’s largest charities, with increased flexibility in meeting the needs of Canadians during a time when more  […]
Categories: Newswire

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,  […]
Categories: Blog
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  […]
Categories: Newswire

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  […]
Categories: Newswire

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 ** 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  […]
Categories: Newswire