Salvation Army emergency services serve first responders
TORONTO, ON (January 4, 2020) Massive bushfires in Australia continue to spread as heat, high winds, and dry weather are pushing flames through much of the southeastern part of the country. As the crisis enters its fourth month, Salvation Army volunteers continue to provide emotional, spiritual and material support to firefighters, volunteers and evacuees. “As  […]

Christmas Message From The Salvation Army’s International Leader

Posted on 25th December 2019, by
Vintage Christmas Nativity Scene. Oil painting on cardboard.
When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child (Luke 2:17) When you experience something good you just can’t help talking about it. That may be a memorable meal, a good book, an enjoyable film, stirring music, dramatic theatre or beautiful countryside. Whatever the experience, it  […]

Kettle Volunteering Boosts Confidence for Introvert

Posted on 20th December 2019, by
Grant, volunteer, stands by kettle
Grant was a self-diagnosed introvert who was anxious about meeting people. For years, this kept him from volunteering. Today, he has overcome his introversion through volunteering at a Salvation Army Christmas kettle and feels good that he is helping his community in a practical way. “Interacting with people was always hard for me,” says Grant.  […]
two children with Salvation Army hats stand by Walmart store
TORONTO, ON (December 18, 2019) –The Salvation Army is raising awareness about the upcoming annual Walmart Fill the Kettle Day to encourage Canadians to give generously this Christmas and holiday season.  On Saturday, December 21, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in select stores nationwide up to  […]