Divisional News

Thank you to EzGard / Terlin Construction for their generous donation of barrier shields for the reception area at Grace Manor. President of Terlin Construction and Managing Partner at EzGard, Terry McLaughlin, came into measure the reception area at Grace Manor and said to the staff “The Salvation Army holds a special place in my  […]
Conversation during the pandemic is easier for the deafblind community thanks to The Salvation Army in Ajax/Pickering/Uxbridge. At the start of the COVID-19 shutdown in mid-March, volunteer and church member Lynda Sabourin got to work sewing masks for healthcare workers and staff at the Canadian Helen Keller Centre in Toronto who work with individuals who  […]
Two students at Western University in London, Ontario are gathering messages of hope and encouragement for those living in long-term care and retirement residents including The Salvation Army’s Ottawa Grace Manor. Divya Balendra and Vedanth Desaigoudar are collecting items from other post-secondary students as well as students from elementary schools with the help of their  […]

Ottawa Police Make Five-Year-Old’s Dream Come True

Posted on 15th June 2020, by carolinefranks
Five-year-old Gakah’s dream has come true after Ottawa Police sent a procession of vehicles to his home last week to lift his spirits, a day before he was scheduled for heart surgery. Gakah, his parents Both and Tina and two-year-old sister Nyarew came to Canada in 2018. They were living in a deteriorating refugee camp  […]
The Covid19 Pandemic has left many individuals and families in the Kemptville area in need of emergency food.  Unemployment, reduced working hours, reduced access to social services, school closures and changes in family dynamics are all contributing factors to the increased need this Spring. A local group of women who call themselves “100 Women Who  […]

Honouring Essential Workers on National Doughnut Day

Posted on 8th June 2020, by rubani
This past Friday, June 5th, The Salvation Army celebrated the annual National Doughnut Day, commemorating efforts made by the Army’s ‘Donut Lassies’ who served on the front lines of World War 1. In years past, members of the Army have gone out into and around the city to deliver doughnuts to the community and celebrate  […]

South Etobicoke Community Comes Together

Posted on 3rd June 2020, by rubani
Store front of local restaurant/pub.
During these unprecedented times of economic distress, there is much to be said when the abundance of good deeds is more than a handful of donations. “This is a very close knit community” said Major Sophie Gilbert, Corps Officer of The Salvation Army Lakeshore Community Church. “Early into the pandemic it became very clear that  […]
Community spirit in Bowmanville remains as full as the shelves at The Salvation Army Food Bank. In light of the challenges COVID-19 has created in living “normal” lives, goodness and charity continues to be the driving force. That desire to help is strong in Bowmanville and Clarington, a largely rural area east of Toronto. While  […]