Community Breakfast Brings Holiday Cheer

Posted on 12th December 2018, by juneli
Whitby - Breakfast Event - Group Photo
By: June Li Christmas is only a few short weeks away and many Salvation Army locations are celebrating the holiday season with their communities. Earlier this month, The Salvation Army Whitby Community Church hosted a community event called, ‘Breakfast with Santa’. Anyone interested in enjoying a warm meal was welcomed to join the church for  […]
Salvation Army at Queen's Park Reception - Group Photo
By: June Li This week, The Salvation Army had the pleasure of hosting their annual reception at Queen’s Park for Members of Provincial Parliament. With child poverty being a growing issue in the province of Ontario, this year’s reception focused on the many life-changing programs for youth offered by The Salvation Army. These programs bring  […]

A Memorable Gala: Christmas with The Salvation Army

Posted on 3rd December 2018, by juneli
Sonja Gustafson at Christmas with The Salvation Army
By: June Li The sounds of brass and choir were brought together once again for The Salvation Army’s annual Christmas gala, Christmas with The Salvation Army. On Saturday, December 1st, over 2,000 guests filled the concert hall at the historic Roy Thomson Hall in downtown Toronto to celebrate the festive sounds of the season. Christmastime  […]

Christmas Kindness in Action

Posted on 28th November 2018, by juneli
Rotary Club sorting food in Huntsville
By: June Li Many hands make light work – which is exactly what the Rotary Club proved this past month. Thanks to the kindness of the Rotary Club in Huntsville, Ontario, 250 Christmas Hampers were packed and filled with much-needed non-perishable food items. “With all the sorting and packing involved in Christmas Hampers, the whole  […]

Christmas in the Square 2018

Posted on 27th November 2018, by juneli
Toy Mountain team and supporters gather at the CTV sign
By: June Li Wow! What a wonderful day at Yonge and Dundas Square. On, Friday, November 24th, The Salvation Army’s Ontario Central East Division celebrated the start of the Christmas season with an outdoor concert and officially kicked-off the 23rd annual CTV Toy Mountain Campaign. Team T&J opened up the evening with a blast of  […]

Hope in the City Toronto – Let’s End Human Trafficking

Posted on 26th November 2018, by juneli
Larissa Maxwell on stage at Hope in the City Toronto
By: June Li On Thursday, November 22nd, 400 guests including business leaders and influential community members gathered at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Downtown Toronto for The Salvation Army’s annual Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast. M.P.Ps Lorne Coe, Vijay Thanigasalam and Faisa Hassan also joined this momentous day with The Salvation Army, as  […]

A Joyful Santa Claus Parade

Posted on 19th November 2018, by juneli
Group Photo at Toronto Santa Claus Parade
By: June Li Ho ho ho! The crowds are gathering and the snow is falling, it’s the third Sunday of November. Do you know what that means? It means the Toronto Santa Claus Parade is in town! Once again, The Salvation Army’s Ontario Central East Division joined this annual festive parade to help spread Christmas  […]
Salvation Army Kettle Launch with Breakfast Television
By: June Li Rise and shine! Bright and early this morning, the Ontario Central East Division officially launched their annual Christmas Kettle Campaign with Jeff Robertson, spokesperson for The Salvation Army alongside Roger Peterson and Winston Sih from Breakfast Television. Poverty is hiding in Canada. For many, it hides in the shadows of unaffordable rents,  […]

Lest We Forget

Posted on 11th November 2018, by juneli
Soldiers at a Salvation Army location during WW1
On this day, The Salvation Army honours the sacrifices that thousands of brave men and women made for the freedom of our nation. Please join us as we pay tribute to those who have served and continue to serve, during times of war, conflict and peace. History During the First World War, The Salvation Army  […]