A Christmas Message from The Salvation Army’s International Leader

Posted on 24th December 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
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 SalvationArmy.ca
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,  […]

Agriculture Minister Thanks Salvation Army for COVID-19 Relief

Posted on 18th December 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army and representatives from other agencies meet with federal ministers to discuss food insecurity during the pandemic
Government to provide Army and other agencies with additional funding to combat food insecurity (above) The Salvation Army and representatives from other agencies meet with federal ministers to discuss food insecurity during the pandemic On December 18, Salvation Army representatives met in a virtual roundtable with key federal government ministers together with other agencies—including Food  […]

Walmart Canada Partners with The Salvation Army to Help Fill the Kettle

Posted on 17th December 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Help fill our kettles on Walmart Fill the Kettle Day
With considerable shortfalls in regions across the country, Walmart to match in-store kettle donations up to $100,000 December 17, 2020 – TORONTO – On Saturday, December 19, Walmart Canada will host the 11th annual “Fill the Kettle Day” and match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide, to  […]

Putting the ‘Merry’ Back into Christmas

Posted on 10th December 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Jennifer receives hamper boxes with food items and toys for Christmas
As the coronavirus crisis continues to impact lives, there is a lot of uncertainty and its hard not to wonder what will happen next. With the Christmas season just around the corner, more and more individuals and families are facing new financial challenges and scary realities. “I’m a single parent of a two and six-year-old,”  […]

Single Mom Pays it Forward After Getting Back on Her Feet

Posted on 8th December 2020, by SalvationArmy.ca
Jodi loads her car up with groceries to deliver to people who can't get to a food bank
Each Christmas and throughout the year, Jodi gives back to The Salvation Army. Grateful for the help she received when challenges came, she is paying it forward to help others who may find themselves in a similar predicament. “The food support was an amazing help,” says Jodi. “I received a food box as well as  […]
Kettle worker stands with mask and volunteer apron by iconic red kettle and tiptap machine
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many challenges to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign, its largest fundraising drive of the year. At a time when more and more individuals and families are facing new financial challenges and frightening realities, there has been a decline in foot traffic, fewer kettles have been mobilized and there  […]
Tap to give at our Christmas Kettles
TORONTO, ON (December 1, 2020) – Today on Giving Tuesday, The Salvation Army Canada and Rogers Communications announced a new and innovative touchless digital giving option for Canadians to safely donate to the annual Christmas Kettles Campaign.  Powered by the Rogers LTE-M network, The Salvation Army’s signature holiday campaign will now see hundreds of Christmas  […]