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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  […]
Ottawa Booth Centre’s Community and Family Services continues to provide essential hope, support during these unprecedented times 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  […]
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  […]
Student staff who oversee a Salvation Army summer day camp in Kingston were very busy this summer! Not only did they oversee the virtual Rideau Heights Church Day Camp, but they also helped support the backpack and food hamper programs. The four high school and university students created videos on a YouTube channel with Bible  […]

Local Property Owner Donates $75,000 to Salvation Army in Smiths Falls

Posted on 17th August 2020, by Caroline Franks
The Salvation Army in Smiths Falls has a received a generous donation of $75,000 this morning from CP Rentals Property Management.  Volundur (Wally) Thorbjornsson who owns the new Salvation Army Thrift Store property says he made the donation after learning about the great work The Salvation Army does in the community. “When The Salvation Army  […]

Welcome of New Divisional Leaders

Posted on 15th August 2016, by The Salvation Army in Canada
    Welcome & Installation of Majors Everett & Vi Barrow As the Divisional Leaders of the   Ontario Great Lakes Division Conducted by Commissioner Susan McMillan Territorial Commander Supported by Colonels Mark & Sharon Tillsley Chief Secretary & Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries Join us                Thursday, September 8,  […]