Divisional News

The Salvation Army Northridge Community Church in Aurora, Ontario will continue to expand its mental health initiatives with the support of the York Regional Police Association. Golfers raised $8,500 for The Salvation Army Central York Region at the YRPA’s 32nd annual golf tournament, held on June 6th, 2022 at RedCrest Golf Course. The tournament is  […]

Guiding People Forward with Confidence and Hope

Posted on 22nd June 2022, by Chris McGregor
Pathway of Hope’s vision helps people and families through life’s challenges, steering participants in a positive direction that can bring transformative change to entire communities. The free, personalized, intensive case management program operates in 25 Salvation Army Ministry Units across Ontario, giving participants and their families the skills and knowledge needed to escape the cycle  […]
The Salvation Army is supporting families affected by a fire which damaged 36 townhouse units in the Mississauga’s Meadowvale neighbourhood on June 5th. The Salvation Army has set up a pop-up shop at their Community and Family Services building located near the affected townhouses. Those in need can drop by and pick-up free clothing, hygiene  […]
The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Owen Sound has received a donation of tens of thousands of dollars worth of sporting goods apparel and equipment from local sporting goods store Garb and Gear, which closed its doors this Spring. The owners,  Janice and Brian Warrilow, are retiring after running the store for 46 years and  […]
Sally Ann Suppers, a program of The Salvation Army Belleville Citadel and Ministries, will continue to feed the local community with a $50,000 grant from the City of Belleville. This is the third year in a row that Belleville Citadel has received Social Infrastructure Funds, which are given by the City of Belleville to not-for-profit  […]

Good Things are Growing in Thunder Bay’s Community Garden

Posted on 9th June 2022, by Chris McGregor
Thunder Bay’s Journey to Life Centre is back with a Field of Greens. The community garden is again alive with fresh vegetables taking root in the plots at The Salvation Army building. Field of Greens started in 2009 but was forced to take a break for several years because of the pandemic and construction of  […]
The Salvation Army Lawson Ministries is hosting an open house in celebration of 40 years of supporting Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Hamilton. The event will take place at the Paparella Innovative Arts Centre at 333 King Street East in Downtown Hamilton on Friday June 17th from 2:00 to 5:00 pm. “It’s going to be  […]
On June 3, The Salvation Army brought a sweet treat to essential service providers and frontline workers in communities across Ontario. In 1917, the ‘Doughnut Lassies’ first brought morale-boosting doughnuts to soldiers on the front lines during World War I. Doughnuts were even cooked in the helmets of American soldiers. In this tradition, The Salvation  […]

Transitional Housing Provides Stability to Move Forward with Hope

Posted on 2nd June 2022, by Chris McGregor
Overcoming homelessness requires a safe and supportive environment where people can rebuild their lives. But they do not have to go through this alone. The Salvation Army in Ontario has 300 beds available nightly in transitional housing units, offering a semi-independent experience that assists people in creating a better life for themselves. Salvation Army caseworkers  […]