Divisional News

The community of Kirkland Lake has stepped up to support The Salvation Army Food Bank through the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign! The Salvation Army was the recipient of $19,425.50 which will help support the food bank hamper program. “That’s enough to supply food hampers for the next two months for 170 households in need,”  […]
Volunteers and staff at The Salvation Army Ottawa Citadel are bringing smiles to their neighbours with the creation of 400 care packages this Fall. The packages were assembled by volunteers of all ages from the church as well as members of the community.  Two hundred of the packages were created for seniors and newcomers and  […]
Staff members of child care centre in gymnasium
Businesses across Ontario have slowly started to see a sense of normalcy return to their daily schedules. With amended policies and procedures, The Salvation Army’s child care centres have also seen a return to providing essential services to the families of our communities. At the start of COVID-19 back in March, The Salvation Army opened  […]

Working Together to Keep Shelters Safe in Ottawa

Posted on 4th August 2020, by carolinefranks
With guidance from Ottawa Inner City Health, staff and clients at The Salvation Ottawa Army Booth Centre have worked together to keep the centre a safe place to be through the COVID-19 pandemic. Several measures were immediately put into place in the early days of the pandemic to protect staff and clients. The Ottawa Booth  […]

Summer Camps Reimagined with Camp in a Box

Posted on 20th July 2020, by rubani
Traditional summer camps have a new look this year. When COVID-19 caused businesses and events to shut down for the unforeseeable future, ambiguity clouded even the minds of The Salvation Army, an organization whose mission is to serve the community in times of need. However, many within the Army saw it as an opportunity to  […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for many.  Community members, business owners and many others have felt a massive blow to their core structures and routines in recent months. The Salvation Army is no different as they face their own struggles to maintain essential services that carry out their mission. The Army’s Railside  […]
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  […]