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Posted on 18th December 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas Kettle Campaign is in full swing in London but with just 6 days left is falling short of its target.  With an increase in demand for services, The Salvation Army’s goal for the campaign is $475,000 but to-date the amount raised is over $16,000 below the same period last year.  […]
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Successful Hope in the City Breakfast in London

Posted on 12th December 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
A capacity crowd gathered at the Lamplighter Inn in London, Ontario, on Thursday, November 14, 2013, in support of the second annual Hope in the City Breakfast.   Following words of welcome, Major Pat Phinney, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations and Development, introduced the event’s emcee and 2013 London Kettle Champion, Retired Police Chief Murray  […]

Canadian Forensic Dentist Recalls Hope in the Midst of 9/11 Disaster

Posted on 28th November 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The 2013 Windsor Advisory Board Luncheon was held on Monday, November 18th at the Giovani Caboto Club. The goal of this annual event, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918), is to highlight the work of The Salvation Army and kick-off the Christmas Kettle Campaign. This year’s theme was “Giving Hope in the  […]

Tea in the Trenches – November 7, 2013 by Ken Ramstead

Posted on 8th November 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
To a young Canadian soldier caught up in the carnage of the First World War, The Salvation Army was a welcome sight. William “Bill” Clarke freely admits he is a bit of a packrat. “I come from a long line of hoarders,” he laughs. After years of procrastinating, his wife sent him down to the  […]
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Emergency Disaster Training and First Responders Appreciation in Wingham

Posted on 31st October 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
During the weekend of October 25-27, 2013 The Salvation Army in Wingham focused efforts on preparing local personnel to assist in the event the community or surrounding area is affected  from an unexpected emergency or major disaster, as well as honouring first responders. The weekend began with training on Friday, October 25th as 22 people  […]
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The Salvation Army’s Response to Allegations of LGBTQ Discrimination

Posted on 27th September 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
In the last week, we have received many calls and emails to our offices, as well as comments on our Facebook page and through Twitter, about The Salvation Army and LGBTQ discrimination. There are two issues about which most people are generally concerned. These include: First, a photo-shopped image of two Salvation Army kettle workers  […]
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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,  […]

Welcome and Installation of New Divisional Leaders Ontario Great Lakes Division

Posted on 3rd September 2013, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Excitement and anticipation filled the air as a large crowd gathered in the sanctuary at London Citadel for the installation service of the new Ontario Great Lakes Divisional Leaders, Majors Morris and Wanda Vincent.   Music for the evening was provided by the Guelph Citadel Band under the leadership of Bandmaster Allan Hicks, London Citadel Songsters  […]
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