London Community Partners

London Board Member Honoured

Posted on 11th May 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Paula Hodgson, Sales Representative with the Sutton Group Select Realty Brokerage Inc., and Vice-Chair of the Army’s London Advisory Board,was honoured recently by the London St. Thomas Association of Realtors with  LSTAR’s Quality of Life Award in recognition of her organization of a ‘REALTOR® Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Day’ in London for the past four  […]

CN Rail Employees Paint at London Centre of Hope

Posted on 1st May 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Employees of CN Rail participated in a “Community Team Building Day” in London on Tuesday, April 29th, 2014 by assisting the Centre of Hope with a painting project.  The newly acquired building at 261 Wellington St was in need of some TLC.  CN staff spent the morning freshening up the space by painting both floors.   […]

London’s Westminster Park Community Church IRead Program Launch

Posted on 1st May 2014, by The Salvation Army in Canada
In February 2014 Westminster Park Community Church began a literacy program which was named iRead. We received a grant to buy equipment and supplies to help run this program. At this point we have 15 children that attend the program every Thursday after school from 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM. During that time, they switch  […]

London Toy Ride a day late, but still great.

Posted on 23rd September 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Sunday, September 22, 2013 – Story by Mike Maloney, courtesy London Community News It may be three more months until Christmas, but the season of giving was definitely on the mind of those taking part in the 30th anniversary edition of the London Toy Ride on Sunday (Sept. 22). Close to 120 participants either driving  […]

The Salvation Army and Community Partners Host Back To School Computer Give Away

Posted on 13th September 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Project Comp-U-Give, a partnership between The Salvation Army, Western University and a local family, kicked off the new school year by providing 8 families with a computer.  The latest session of Project Comp-U-Give took place at The Salvation Army London Village on Thursday, September 5th, just in time for back to school. Since October 2012,  […]

Preferred Insurance is Rocking Back to School

Posted on 28th August 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Every year, hundreds of London families cannot afford to purchase backpacks and school supplies for their children. Staff at Preferred Insurance recognized this need and decided to partner with 98.1 Free FM and our Back to School Program. Our Program at Centre of Hope London, provides a backpack with supplies to students in need. Our  […]


Posted on 17th July 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
London’s Centre of Hope residents and neighbours were treated to a delicious Community BBQ on Tuesday, July 9. The fourth annual free BBQ provided a refreshing splash to the “dog days” of summer.  The BBQ was made possible by the generous support of Mr. Zaid Joseph of SE Freight (photo: second from left) who has  […]

Local Salvation Army Personnel Deployed to Assist in Alberta

Posted on 26th June 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army locally has received a request for assistance from The Army in Alberta due to the ongoing flooding situation.  The Ontario Great Lakes Divisional Director of Emergency & Disaster Services, Perron Goodyear, was deployed early on Tuesday, June 25 to assist with leadership of the relief efforts on behalf of the organization. Goodyear  […]

Stephen Lewis to Speak at 2013 Hope In The City Breakfast

Posted on 25th March 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
March 19, 2013 – London, ON – The Salvation Army in London is excited to announce that Canadian politician, broadcaster, diplomat, and humanitarian, Stephen Lewis, has been named as keynote speaker for the 2nd Annual Hope in the City Breakfast, being held at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn on Thursday, November 14, 2013, 7:30a.m. “The  […]

The Salvation Army and Community Partners Host Project Comp-U-Give

Posted on 18th October 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On Wednesday, October 17, The Salvation Army, Western University and a London family, teamed up for the kick-off of Project Comp-U-Give.  The idea of Londoner Colin Toth, Project Comp-U-Give facilitates the teaching of basic computer skills to families, and then provides them with a recently refurbished computer.  The computers, fully loaded with the basic programs  […]