Celebrate Earth Month by Shifting to Thrifting

Posted on 12th April 2021, by larisa
Celebrate Earth by refreshing, recycling and restyling your wardrobe by thrifting.
When it began in 1970, Earth Day’s mission was to diversify, educate, and activate the environmental movement worldwide—an imperative that we know is more important today than ever. April 22 is a time to recognize climate change and challenge us to see environmental issues as threats to everyone and everything, but particularly our most vulnerable  […]

Looking Beyond His Disability

Posted on 31st March 2021, by larisa
Rabin Betkhoodoo, with help from The Salvation Army, he is pursuing his ultimate goal—to use his graphic design skills in a small business of his own.a
“Never allow your disabilities or weaknesses to prevent you from achieving any of your goals,” says 45-year-old Rabin Betkhoodoo. “You have to look beyond your challenges to succeed in whatever you put your mind to.” Born in Iran in 1976, and part of the Assyrian community, he was diagnosed at birth with spastic quad cerebral  […]

Support for The Salvation Army in Quebec City

Posted on 15th March 2021, by larisa
Andy Albert, Major des Services Communautaires de la Ville de Québec avec un chèque de 7500$ du député de Vanier-Les Rivières, Mario Asselin.
On behalf of the Salvation Army in the city of Quebec, we would like to thank Mario Asselin, member of the National Assembly for Vanier-Les Rivières for the donation of $7,500 for our food bank services.   With the rising food and fuel prices, static incomes, high unemployment and changes of benefits are causing many  […]

From Just Existing to Living Again

Posted on 28th January 2021, by larisa
Lesley could no longer maintain housing with numerous providers who tried to help, she lived in Salvation Army emergency shelters and a transitional housing unit.
In her early 30s, Lesley’s true challenges began. A severe and chronic mental health diagnosis coupled with alcohol and addiction issues left her no longer able to function. Throughout her journey she found The Salvation Army, they helped her—no matter what condition she arrived in. “I had graduated from the University of Alberta with honours and moved  […]