Feeling Angry? Find Support Before It Controls You

Posted on 20th September 2018, by juneli
Robyn and Geof, facilitators of anger management program
*Pictured above: Geof and Robyn, Co-facilitators of Northridge Community Church’s Anger Management Program  By: June Li Tense muscles, a pounding heart, frustration, and irritation. These are all common indications of anger and are signs that something isn’t right. Anger is a natural human emotion but when it is uncontrolled, this powerful expression can be problematic.  […]

Alleviating Summer Hunger for Children

Posted on 18th September 2018, by juneli
Volunteers packing lunches
By: June Li For the first time this year, The Salvation Army in Lindsay partnered with Kawartha Lakes Food Source to create a summer outreach lunch program for children in need. Twice a week throughout the months of July and August, children were invited to enjoy a delicious lunch. These lunches were held at local  […]
On Sunday, November 4th we invite you to join The Salvation Army in welcoming our new Territorial Leaders, Chief Secretary, Colonel Edward Hill and Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries, Colonel Shelley Hill. The welcome meeting will be held at The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple and conducted by Territorial Commander, Commissioner Susan McMillan and supported by  […]
Photo of golfers on the golf course jumping in the air
By: June Li Bright and early on Wednesday, September 5th, The Salvation Army’s Ontario Central East Division held their 18th Annual Charity Golf Classic at the scenic golf course at The Country Club in Woodbridge. As golfers arrived and finished their breakfast, they were escorted to their golf carts where a morning stretch was lead.  […]

The Salvation Army Answers the Mayor’s Call for Support

Posted on 30th August 2018, by G. van Gulik
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  […]

Help Children Thrive with The Salvation Army and Miniso!

Posted on 17th August 2018, by juneli
Photo of boy with graduation hat
Last year, 33% of food bank clients in Ontario were children and youth. The sad reality is that thousands of children across the province live in conditions of poverty. With school starting in just a few short weeks, many families won’t be able to bare the added financial burden of purchasing new school supplies. Moreover,  […]

Dreaming in Colour: The Possible Dream

Posted on 14th August 2018, by juneli
By: June Li For many people, job hunting can be hard and frustrating but for those with barriers, these challenges are amplified. For newcomers, individuals with low-literacy rates, and mental health issues, finding employment, and staying employed can be increasingly difficult. That is where The Salvation Army’s ‘Dreaming in Colour’ program steps in. Located at  […]

Single Mom Finds Strength and Support Through Camp

Posted on 6th August 2018, by juneli
Melanie and her youngest daughter at Moms and Tots Camp
By: June Li Seven years ago, Melanie, a single mother of three, walked into The Salvation Army Richmond Hill Community Church. What started as a trip to the food bank soon turned into something much more. “I was going to get items from the food bank,” Melanie explained, “But I accidentally walked into the Women’s  […]

Back-to-School Drive: Help Children in Need

Posted on 1st August 2018, by juneli
A picture of Major Lori and Danny Pinksen with Mary Halbert and the backpacks they have collected so far
By: June Li In the blink of an eye, summer vacation is over and school is just around the corner. Going back to school should be an exciting time, but the experience for children from low-income families may be just the opposite. Purchasing school supplies isn’t a luxury all families can afford. Sadly, it can  […]

Celebrate Recovery: Healing Those Who Are Hurt

Posted on 25th July 2018, by juneli
By: June Li Every Tuesday night, The Salvation Army Cobourg/Port Hope Community and Family Services hold a free Christ-centered recovery program called Celebrate Recovery®. Launched in 2011, this program focuses on providing solutions for real and lasting change. Whether an individual is facing addiction, self-harm, mental health issues or co-dependency struggles, they are welcome to  […]