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Blastin’ Brass Day Camp

Posted on 21st August 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
For the fifth year, London Citadel ran its youth summer outreach program the Blastin’ Brass Day Camp. Program Directors Jon Rowsell and MK Virtue, Assistant Program Director Josh Champ, as well as Counselors Stephanie Rigg, Mykaela Rigg, and Andrew Virtue made up the Blastin’ Brass staff. The camp took place at London Citadel and ran  […]

Christmas in July

Posted on 24th July 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Ricky Ratchets Auto Repair is once again partnering with The Salvation Army to host the annual Christmas in July Campaign. From now until August 15 the public is being asked to drop off non-perishable food, personal needs items and school supplies including backpacks to Ricky Ratchets at 140 Clarke Road. As an added incentive, Ricky  […]

Girl sells lemonade for Hamilton food bank

Posted on 24th July 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
It’s a few minutes before the start of a Hamilton Tiger Cats game, and Grace DelFine is doing brisk business. The seven-year-old is running a lemonade stand at her uncle Dave’s house across from Ivor Wynne Stadium. She’s already earned about $60. But the money isn’t going in her pocket. Grace’s lemonade stand is benefiting  […]
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Posted on 11th July 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
In the wake of the recent Save Bethesda fundraising efforts, The Salvation Army would like to provide the following update. Of the $394,323.80 raised, $148,701.98 has been redirected to other Salvation Army programs as per the donors’ requests. This total includes a $100,000 gift that will be re-invested in the Army’s social service programs in  […]
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KCC is dedicated to growing their garden and their community

Posted on 9th July 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army’s Kitchener Community Church (KCC) wanted to build relationships in their neighbourhood and address the ongoing need for fresh organic produce in the under-serviced area of Kitchener, so they decided to make the unused land adjacent to the church available for community use.  With these goals in mind, KCC has created a community  […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Elliot Lake Roof Collapse

Posted on 26th June 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On Saturday, June 23 a 40-by-80-foot section of the roof of the Algo Centre in Elliot Lake collapsed onto the second floor and part of that crashed down onto the first floor.  Ever since the collapse, emergency crews have been working to rescue any possible survivors who may be trapped. The Salvation Army in Elliot  […]

Windsor Community & Family Services Hosts Family Day Event

Posted on 26th June 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
It was a beautiful sunny Saturday in Windsor as The Salvation Army’s Community & Family Services hosted a family day event in the parking lot of the Windsor Community & Rehabilitation Centre (WCRC).  An estimated 160 people enjoyed games, food, music and fun in the sun. Major Don Feltham, Executive Director of the WCRC took  […]
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Beating the Heat in Hamilton

Posted on 20th June 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
With Hamilton temperatures hitting 35 degrees the humidex reading of over 40, the Chief Medical Officer of Health activated a city wide Stage Two Heat Warning. In response to the heat warning, The Salvation Army has deployed the Community Response vehicle to distribute cold water in Gore Park. “Our priority is to keep people hydrated  […]
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Thunder Bay Flooding Response 2012

Posted on 18th June 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On Monday, May 28, 2012 heavy rains caused severe flooding in Thunder Bay. People who were displaced because of flooding and sewer back-ups were evacuated to a shelter at the Neebing Arena which is on the outskirts of the city. The Salvation Army’s Thunder Bay Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) team began immediately providing meals and  […]

The Salvation Army Assists With Northern Ontario Evacuations

Posted on 29th May 2012, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 With extreme weather causing emergency evacuations in Northern Ontario, The Salvation Army is monitoring the situation and has offered to help in any way possible. Divisional Director or Emergency & Disaster Services, Perron Goodyear, recently returned from a trip to Kirkland Lake and Timmins where he met with emergency officials in  […]