Divisional News

Transformissional Leadership Development Weekend

Posted on 9th April 2019, by Ontario Central East
Majors Brian and Glenda Bishop pose for a photo at the Transformissional Leadership Weekend.
What a spirit-filled weekend! OCE Division held its first Transformissional Leadership Development Weekend this past April 5-7, 2019. It was an inspiring and encouraging weekend! We had delegates from all across our division! Some of whom were Corps Officers, volunteers, lay leaders from Ministry Units or lay employees of The Salvation Army. The weekend had  […]

A Place to Call Home

Posted on 8th April 2019, by juneli
A photo of Xavier at the Food Bank
By: June Li When Xavier came to Canada from the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, he was lost and alone. With many of his friends and family over 6,000 kilometres away, home never felt further away.  One day, he decided to volunteer at The Salvation Army Cedarbrae Community Church food bank in Scarborough, Ontario. Through  […]
The 'Ribbon Cutting' with Cobourg Mayor John Henderson, Cobourg Deputy Mayor Suzannne Seguin, Director Edward Nyki, Captains Carolyn & Michael Simpson
Pictured above from left to right: Ribbon cutting with Community and Family Services Director Edward Nyki, Cobourg Mayor John Henderson, Cobourg Deputy Mayor Suzannne Seguin, Captain Carolyn Simpson and Captain Michael Simpson. By: June Li On Thursday, April 4th, 2019, The Salvation Army in Northumberland officially launched their Community Mobile Outreach Program. In partnership with  […]

Finding Home

Posted on 20th March 2019, by juneli
A photo of a sketch family in front of a Salvation Army building
By: June Li When 30 families from Nigeria and Ethiopia arrived in Toronto last summer, The Salvation Army welcomed them with open arms at their Peel Family Shelter in Mississauga. With no close family or friends and in addition to culture shock, many newcomers may feel scared upon their arrival. Moreover, they are faced with  […]

March Break Camp Brings Joy to Underprivileged Children

Posted on 15th March 2019, by juneli
Campers from The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple enjoying a day out at a conversation area feeding birds.
By: June Li “My favourite memory was the time… actually I forgot my favourite part because I like every part of camp!” exclaimed 10-year-old Tomas, a camper at The Salvation Army Oshawa Temple. March Break has officially begun and our campers are ready for some fun! All across Ontario, Salvation Army Community and Family Services  […]

A Century of Dedication

Posted on 8th March 2019, by juneli
Connie Cook and Beverly Williams - Receptionists at The Salvation Army's Divisional Headquarters in Scarborough, Ontario
By: June Li A century of love, care, compassion, and dedication; 36500 days, – that is the combined number of days that Connie Cook and Beverly Williams have devoted to The Salvation Army. Every day when you walk through the doors of The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters in Scarborough, Ontario, you will see the welcoming  […]

The Warm Room Shares Love, Care and Community

Posted on 25th February 2019, by juneli
Carm and Chris at The Warm Room in Belleville
By: June Li Every year, The Salvation Army in Belleville operates a program called ‘The Warm Room’. Though the name suggests that it is a place of shelter from the blistering cold, a step inside the Warm Room will show you that it is much more than that. Rather it is a place of love,  […]

Help The Salvation Army Feed Hungry Families

Posted on 20th February 2019, by juneli
Volunteers at Salvation Army Railside Centre
By: June Li Over this past Christmas, thousands of people volunteered at The Salvation Army. Whether it was sorting toys at our distribution centre or serving a bowl of warm soup to someone in need, we are truly grateful to all the dedicated volunteers we had over the holiday season. With Christmas come and gone,  […]