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The Salvation Army Answers the Mayor’s Call for Support

Posted on 30th August 2018, by Glenn van Gulik
Salvation Army Thrift Stores are a great way to buy clothes for children and be ready for school.
Toronto, Aug 30, 2018 – The Salvation Army in Toronto is responding to Mayor John Tory’s appeal for support for over 1,500 people, including over 300 children, who were displaced after the St. James Town apartment building fire last week at 650 Parliament Street. The Salvation Army is mobilizing their Community and Family Services teams  […]

When No Road Leads to Home

Posted on 12th January 2018, by June Li
Reflections from the Moss Park Armoury
For months, 83-year-old Elsie has slept rough on the streets of Toronto while she tries to get a foot in the door―any door. “I’ve never faced challenges such as this,” Elsie tells a Salvation Army worker. “All I seek is a safe, secure place to lay my head every night.” Moss Park cots Elsie is  […]
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Belleville Man Recognizes Kettle Volunteer as Long-lost Brother
They hadn’t seen each other, or spoken, for 28 years when Mike Horsburgh flipped open his local newspaper to read that his brother, Bill, was volunteering with The Salvation Army’s Christmas kettle campaign. “I hadn’t seen Mike, or my other siblings, since my father’s funeral in 1989,” says Bill. “Time, distance and sometimes hard feelings  […]
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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,  […]

Container Gardening Improves Food and Nutrition for Vulnerable Families

Posted on 21st June 2016, by The Salvation Army in Canada
In Guelph, Ont., The Salvation Army’s container-gardening program gives people on a tight budget the chance to grow food on their own. According to Statistics Canada’s most recent consumer price index report, fresh vegetable costs rose 11.7 percent year-over-year in April. The rising cost of food is making it more and more difficult for vulnerable people to  […]

“Salvation Army Night” at the London Majors Game

Posted on 20th June 2016, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army of London was honoured to partner with local Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) team, the London Majors, for "Salvation Army Night" on Saturday, June 18, 2016.  Tickets were sold in advance for $8 with 50% from all sales being donated back to The Salvation Army. Salvation Army mascot, Sally Ann, threw out the  […]

The Salvation Army in Owen Sound Celebrates Donut Day

Posted on 17th June 2016, by The Salvation Army in Canada
During World War 1 (1914-1918) Salvation Army volunteers provided free home-made donuts and coffee to troops near the front lines in canteens set up in abandoned buildings. One hundred years later, The Salvation Army continues to go to where the needs are the greatest, providing practical assistance and giving hope. On Friday June 3, 2016  […]

Community Teaching Garden Opens at London Centre of Hope

Posted on 15th June 2016, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army Centre of Hope Community Teaching Garden opened today with blessings, volunteers and community partners. Designed by Arthur Lierman Landscape Architecture, the Community Teaching Garden will serve Community and Family Services food bank customers as well as providing teaching opportunities for their Healthy Homes Program participants. A dedicated volunteer team has been working  […]