Salvation Army is Connected and Continues to Serve

Posted on 1st April 2020, by The Salvation Army in Canada
COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) developed quickly and The Salvation Army, while protecting the 1.6 million people it serves each year as well as its pastors, employees, and volunteers, continues to stand by its communities to bring help and hope. “The spread of the virus will have a long-term impact on people’s well being,” says Commissioner Floyd  […]

Special Homecoming for Salvation Army Commissioners

Posted on 16th October 2019, by The Salvation Army in Canada
As The Salvation Army gears up for their annual Christmas Campaign, fighting against Poverty in Sudbury, the non-profit organization joined the community to celebrate the new Territorial Leaders of The Salvation Army–Sudbury’s own, Commissioners Floyd and Tracey Tidd. On Thursday Oct. 10, 2019, the community welcomed the Tidd’s as The Salvation Army’s new leaders with  […]

Blue Jays Prospect Returns Home to Freeport, Raises Thousands for Hurricane Dorian Relief

Posted on 10th September 2019, by The Salvation Army in Canada
It’s 8:17 a.m. on Sept. 10, 2019; eight days after Hurricane Dorian devastated Grand Bahama Island. Blue Jays prospect Chavez Young is about to board the 3.5 hour ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Bahama to visit Freeport, his hometown. Speaking to Young by phone Tuesday morning, he tells us he is making the trip  […]

Chiropractors Needed to Keep Centre of Hope Clinic Open

Posted on 25th June 2019, by The Salvation Army in Canada
The Salvation Army Centre of Hope Chiropractic Clinic has helped hundreds of patients but may have no choice to shut down if they don’t see an increase of volunteers. “If we don’t get new volunteers, the program will be in jeopardy.” Local Chiropractor Rod Overton launched the program when he was the President of the  […]

New Officers Able to Return the Favour, and Much More

Posted on 20th June 2019, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Reposted from the Winnipeg Free Press | By John Longhurst | June 17, 2019   Derek and Angela Kerr once needed a food bank to get by. Come July, they will be in charge of one, as ordained clergy in the Salvation Army. “It’s been an incredible journey,” Derek, 46, said “God has carried us  […]

Salvation Army Celebrates National Donut Day

Posted on 11th June 2019, by The Salvation Army in Canada
On the first Friday of June, for the third consecutive year in downtown London, The Salvation Army celebrated National Donut Day by handing out hundreds of free donuts outside the Covent Garden Market. The Salvation Army created National Donut Day in 1938 to honour the “Donut Lassies” who served fresh donuts to soldiers on the front  […]

Volunteers Share Stories of Satisfaction

Posted on 8th April 2019, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Shannon Wise | Apr. 8, 2019 On National Volunteer week, The Salvation Army extends a special thank you to our over 130,000 dedicated volunteers. Our volunteers provided over 1 million hours of service last year to help us feed, clothe, shelter and empower struggling Canadians. These are just a few of the thousands of volunteers  […]