Divisional News

Gateway Linens: More Than Just a Laundry – A Path to Independence

Posted on 19th August 2021, by Caroline Franks
At a former Salvation Army church on Broadview Avenue in Toronto, participants in The Salvation Army’s Gateway Linens and Disposal Services program work amid the whirr and rumble of industrial washing machines and dryers. Gateway Linens started in 2007 when the former director of the Gateway Shelter in Toronto, Dion Oxford, overheard a conversation with  […]
The Salvation Army in Northridge offered a one week of summer day camp in July and one week in August thanks to the 2021 Canadian Summer Jobs funding – allowing them to hire three students to plan, prepare and execute the day camps for children in the community. “This summer camp is only possible because  […]
The Simcoe County Alliance to End Homelessness (SCATEH) Barrie Chapter is providing an alternative to helping people stay cool during a recent heat wave, by setting up a misting tent in the parking lot of The Salvation Army Bayside Mission in downtown Barrie. SCATEH, which includes Redwood Park Communities, The Salvation Army and the John  […]
Getting students to relate to the daily struggles of those living on the street is the goal of the Youth in Policing Program. The partnership between The Salvation Army in Timmins and the Timmins Police Service has five high school and university students participating in the summer program. Students Aleah Miller, 16; Kira McGee, 15;  […]
After the tornado roared through southeast Barrie Ontario on July 15, The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team of volunteers were on site to provide practical, emotional and spiritual support. Ron vanDeursen leads a group of 32 EDS volunteers in Orillia. Three of those volunteers made the trip to Barrie last Saturday with a  […]
For the third year Christmas in July returned to Huntsville, bringing in food and financial donations to The Salvation Army. More than two tons of food and $6,500 in donations and gift cards were provided during the two-day food drive that will help The Salvation Army provide essential programs and services to the community’s most  […]
Chaplain Dean Gregory is excited to do his first official 5 km fun run in support of The Salvation Army! This September, The Salvation Army Ontario Division is launching their inaugural  Hope Run Ontario 2021, a province wide virtual run, in support of life-changing programs. Hope Run Ontario 2021 brings runners/walkers from across the province  […]