Salvation Army Food Bank Offers Home Delivery Service

Posted on 16th June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Door-to-door food delivery for the vulnerable in Windsor
If your cupboards are bare and you can’t access a food bank, The Salvation Army’s home food delivery program in Windsor, Ont., is ensuring that you won’t go hungry.  “We don’t want people in our community to lack resources” “We don’t want people in our community to lack resources,” says Major Paul Rideout, executive director  […]

The Rogers Family and The Salvation Army Team Up for COVID-19 Relief

Posted on 15th June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army worker hands bag of food to client from disaster services truck
TORONTO, ON, June 15, 2020—Today, the Rogers family donated $10 million to The Salvation Army to help support Canadians affected by COVID-19. It is the largest private donation the charity has received in its more than 135 years of giving hope to those in need across Canada. “The incredible generosity of the Rogers family is  […]

The Salvation Army Continues to Give Hope in Quebec

Posted on 12th June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army workers hand out food to people affected by COVID-19
The Salvation Army continues to support communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The following is a round-up of some of the latest responses from The Salvation Army in Quebec.   Armed Forces veteran, Mr. Éric Rousseau, is a volunteer who delivers Salvation Army hampers to the vulnerable people who are unable to leave their homes.  […]

Salvation Army in Kirkland Lake Brings Food to the Isolated

Posted on 9th June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army brings food in a van to the isolated
The Salvation Army in Kirkland Lake is addressing rural hunger by bringing a mobile food pantry to people who live remotely. “The people receiving our services genuinely need our help,” says Robbie Donaldson, community and spiritual care coordinator. “We are committed to helping everyone who has limited access to food and where hunger is a  […]

New Program Offsets Student Food Insecurity in Grande Prairie

Posted on 5th June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Captain Peter Kim stands beside Salvation Army banner holding grant from Alberta Government
The Salvation Army has started a new student feeding program with a $300,000 grant from the Alberta government, through the Ministry of Education in Grande Prairie, Alta. More than 200 students have been identified and registered to date by the four school boards operating in the city, and those families will receive a $100 grocery  […]

Kitchener Mobile Meal Service Provides Community to Those in Need

Posted on 4th June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army mobile feeding unit feeds the hungry and homeless
A pandemic such as COVID-19, plus the challenges of poverty, equals disaster but has shown us the extraordinary value of partnerships, community and coming together. The Salvation Army in Kitchener, Ont., delivered food and practical items to their community, working with a local support group to ensure that those affected by the outbreak get the  […]

Salvation Army in Moose Jaw Fills in the Gap to Feed the Hungry

Posted on 1st June 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Moose Jaw fills in the feeding gap
When the local men’s emergency shelter reduced their feeding program to protect volunteers and residents from the coronavirus, The Salvation Army in Moose Jaw, Sask., stepped in to ensure that vulnerable people remain fed and healthy. “To keep everyone safe, volunteers and other non-essential workers weren’t allowed in the shelter,” says Sonya Bowles, family services  […]

National Doughnut Day

Posted on 28th May 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army volunteers make sweet treats to boost morale of soldiers during the First Wold War
National Doughnut Day, held on the first Friday of June, celebrates  the power of a doughnut and honours The Salvation Army “Lassies” who served them to soldiers during the First World War. In 1917, the original “Salvation Army Doughnut” was first provided by the ladies of The Salvation Army who volunteered on the front lines  […]