Sudbury New Life Centre Closing

Posted on 18th March 2019, by shannonw
The Salvation Army will be closing its New Life Centre shelter in Sudbury next month. “This decision has been an incredibly difficult one for The Salvation Army,” said Major Bruce Shirran, executive director, The Salvation Army in Sudbury. “After significant assessment and exploring all alternative options, we came to the unfortunate realization that it is  […]

Annual Christmas Dinner Feeds Hundreds in Windsor

Posted on 17th December 2018, by shannonw
Annual Xmas dinner: a group of people in dining hall
The Salvation Army Windsor Centre of Hope hosted its annual Christmas dinner at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts on Wednesday, Dec. 12. More than one hundred volunteers served the traditional turkey dinner to about 750 people. “This event is part of the tradition and fabric of Christmas in Windsor,” says Paul Rideout, executive  […]

Record Year for Corus Radio London Toy Drive-Thru

Posted on 17th December 2018, by shannonw
Salvation army employees holding toys
$29,000 donated in just four hours — a record setting year in London. Hundreds of toy donations were dropped off during the sixth annual Drive-Thru Toy Drive on Friday morning. London’s Best Rock FM96, 103.1 Fresh Radio and Country 104 morning shows broadcasted live from the Delta Armouries lobby in downtown London. The Salvation Army Christmas Hamper  […]

Indigenous Rights the Focus of Hope In The City Breakfast

Posted on 13th November 2018, by Ontario Great Lakes
Hope in the city graphic
Media Release Salvation Army’s response to the Journey of Reconciliation On Friday Nov. 16, 2018, The Salvation Army is hosting its 7th annual Hope in the City Breakfast at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn, from 7:30-9 a.m. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Bob Rae, long-time advocate for Indigenous rights. “I’ll be talking a lot about  […]

Hundreds of dollars raised to assist individuals with dementia

Posted on 28th September 2018, by Ontario Great Lakes
men, woman, and two children posing at buffalo wild wing
September is World Alzheimer’s Month – so, we teamed up with our friends at Buffalo Wild Wings, Classic Rock 98.1 and the London Majors to Eat Wings, Raise Funds! On September 26, 2018, Buffalo Wild Wings generously donated 10% of every bill to our Adult Day Program. Close to $600 was raised.   The Adult  […]


Posted on 1st March 2018, by Ontario Great Lakes
Remark Presentation
Congratulations Remark Fresh Markets! You and your compassionate customers have set a new Christmas Kettle Campaign record in London.   Remark is the first kettle location in the city to break the $40,000 mark.     We look forward to working with you and all of our many wonderful community partners again this Christmas season!

Stories from a Kettle Volunteer

Posted on 12th January 2018, by Ontario Great Lakes
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One of our wonderful Kettle Volunteers documented several interesting and inspiring stories that were shared with her during the 2017 Kettle Campaign. Londoner, Ann Marie Allen volunteered her time to work 17 kettle shifts. This is what she learned. 2017 Kettle Campaign Stories One of the gifts of being a Kettle Campaign volunteer is the wonderful stories I  […]

London’s Kettle Campaign Smashes Goal

Posted on 27th December 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
By Jennifer Bieman, The London Free Press Monday, December 25, 2017 6:00:21 EST PM Their red Christmas kettles are full, and so are their hearts. Salvation Army kettle-campaign organizers are beaming after the annual drive handily beat its $550,000 goal – the largest target ever set by the London-area non-profit. “We’re speechless. It just speaks  […]

Annual Santa Shuffle Brings Together Spirited Bunch

Posted on 27th December 2017, by Ontario Great Lakes
The Salvation Army, in partnership with The Running Room, held it’s annual Santa Shuffle at John Paul II Secondary School in London on December 2. The annual 5K Santa Shuffle Fun Run brings families and friends together, and even four-legged fur babies! Funds raised from this event help The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals  […]