Toronto Grace Hospital Extends Care in COVID-19

Posted on 11th January 2021, by
(Above) Jake Tran with Glenn Gosling-Cannell, RN, ENCC, emergency medical assistance team, province of Ontario
Specialized Care Centre at Toronto Convention Centre to address urgent need for long-term care beds.   As COVID-19 cases hit an all-time high in Ontario, The Salvation Army’s Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC), in co-ordination with the Ontario government, has temporarily set up a Specialized Care Centre at the Toronto Congress Centre in Etobicoke. The  […]

Salvation Army Moncton Helps Newly Single Parent Get Back on Her Feet

Posted on 11th January 2021, by
When Cindy was separating from her husband, she lived on a limited budget, without a vehicle or job to support herself and her children. “I was experiencing a separation, which led to a divorce, and soon was unable to provide for my two young children on my own,” Cindy explains. “My ex was addicted to  […]
Aerial view of Fort McMurray
The Salvation Army has served the community of Fort McMurray, Alberta, meeting critical needs of the most vulnerable, since 1979. “You help us to help others,” says Major Stephen Hibbs. From providing food to hungry seniors to giving hope to those affected by disaster, we invite you to watch this video of The Salvation Army  […]

New Year Message from The Salvation Army’s World Leader

Posted on 2nd January 2021, by
General Brian Peddle 2021
Welcome to 2021! I can almost hear the echo resonating around the world: ‘Well, it’s about time! I’m happy to say “farewell” to 2020!’ These past months have been gruelling and uncertain for some, filled with unimaginable human pain that, at times, was simply overwhelming. My prayers have been constant, and throughout I have placed  […]
Son is kissing his mother. The kind of love that can't be described, only felt. Mom and son. Happy mother's day! Mother hugging her child
The holiday season is behind us now, and so is The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign. While the final numbers of its $23 million fundraising goal are yet to be determined, the organization is thanking its donors and supporters for entrusting them with generous gifts that ensure people living in vulnerable circumstances will enter the  […]

Why Give at This Time of Year?

Posted on 29th December 2020, by
Woman holding a credit card and using computer, online shopping
If giving to charity is still on your list for 2020, it’s not too late. Holiday giving is not only a great opportunity to give a gift of hope to someone in need, it can have a practical purpose as well. As the end of the year approaches, a gift to a qualified charitable organization,  […]

A Christmas Message from The Salvation Army’s International Leader

Posted on 24th December 2020, by
animated picture of people raising their hands for peace
THE year 2020 has been unique, interesting and challenging. We have lived through a global pandemic, the ramifications of which continue to impact our lives. We have witnessed the best of humanity as communities came together and helped to care for the vulnerable and those who needed to shield. We have seen the worst of  […]

Making Christmas Bright

Posted on 22nd December 2020, by
Martin receives bag of toys and food hamper
While Christmas may look different this year, there is one thing that won’t change. The Salvation Army will continue to assist Canada’s most vulnerable. “I definitely need help right now,” says Martin, husband and father of two. “A Christmas hamper with food and toys for my children means the world to me.” “I definitely need  […]
Little boy in winter coat stares into camera
With only four days to go, The Salvation Army needs to raise $11 million December 21, 2020 TORONTO – With Christmas around the corner, The Salvation Army is seeing an alarming increase in the number of Canadians seeking support. In some locations, requests are two to five times higher than last year. As a result,  […]