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Hope and Spiritual Renewal at The Salvation Army Sudbury Cedar Place

Posted on 2nd February 2024, by Chris McGregor
Intentional guidance focused on Christian values is helping residents of The Salvation Army Sudbury Cedar Place during their time of need. Chaplain Donna Scott establishes a deeper connection to faith and purpose for individuals and families seeking refuge at Cedar Place. In just two months, Donna has made a significant impact on residents, providing hope  […]
As the need in North Bay grows, the launch of The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign comes at a critical time, as economic challenges posed by ongoing and rising prices have led to the dramatic increase of individuals and families seeking support. “As food affordability continues to be out of reach for many, we are  […]

Salvation Army Sunshine Club Provides Fellowship and Fun for Seniors

Posted on 20th June 2023, by Caroline Franks
Founded in 1971, The Salvation Army Sunshine Club in Ottawa was created for those over the age of 50 to come together for fellowship, food, spiritual wellness and fun! The group of about 50 seniors gather every 2 weeks for various activities, including crafts, games, music and conversation. Special guests are invited to share information  […]
Young parents are reaching their educational and employment goals with the support of the Bethany Hope Centre Learning Coach Program in Ottawa. The program helps young parents finish high school and continue to post-secondary education or explore career options, while providing wrap around services to enable their success. This year’s graduation ceremony held on June  […]
As a member of Food Banks Canada, Wal-Mart Canada is supporting The Salvation Army in Napanee to help feed those in need in the region. Wal-Mart Canada has been providing non-perishable food items along with pet food, toilet paper and cleaning supplies for several years, but due to a change in their donation program they  […]

Emotional and Spiritual Care Workers Provide Hope When Disasters Strike

Posted on 28th April 2021, by Caroline Franks
Since the inception of The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in 1917, after the devastating Halifax Explosion, millions of people have been helped in Ontario through EDS’s Emotional and Spiritual Care (ESC) support. “Emotional and Spiritual Care is an essential part of our overall Emergency Disaster Services. We provide people with hope during times  […]
The Salvation Army is celebrating the creativity of adults with developmental disabilities who designed the large vibrant posters displayed in the windows of the Paparella Innovative Arts Centre. The artists are part of the STRIVES Home peer support group for adults with disabilities at The Salvation Army Lawson Ministries in Hamilton. In the summer of  […]
For some, getting through the long, cold winter can be challenging, especially this year with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and limited social opportunities. The Salvation Army Ottawa Citadel is keeping connected with their community by providing  a number of safe and fun activities for local families. Salvation Army Captains Graciela and Jeff Arkell decided to  […]
The Salvation Army Ottawa Booth Centre’s Community and Family Services is open and available to support those in need with food and clothing. While the shelter is currently under quarantine protocols and not accepting new residents, the Community and Family Services supports never shut its doors, though no one other than staff is permitted into  […]
It just got a lot cooler this summer for some of the most vulnerable residents in Prince Edward and Lennox and Addington Counties. The Salvation Army in Napanee and Social Services in the two municipalities have partnered to help bring air conditioners to those in need. Ninety-five air conditioners and fans purchased from a variety  […]