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Volunteers Share Stories of Satisfaction

Posted on 8th April 2019, by shannonw
Shannon Wise | Apr. 8, 2019 On National Volunteer week, The Salvation Army extends a special thank you to our over 130,000 dedicated volunteers. Our volunteers provided over 1 million hours of service last year to help us feed, clothe, shelter and empower struggling Canadians. These are just a few of the thousands of volunteers  […]

World Autism Awareness Day

Posted on 2nd April 2019, by shannonw
By Shannon Wise | Apr. 2, 2019 In Canada, more than a quarter of a million families are touched by autism spectrum disorders. The Salvation Army London Village Respite Program supports over 200 families; approximately 50 have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Seven-year-old Elijah has attended its ASD program for over a year.  […]

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  […]