Discovering the Importance of Volunteering

Posted on 10th May 2021, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Payton helping The Salvation Army’s community and family services in Montreal.
The COVID-19 pandemic brought many life adjustments for 11-year-old Payton and his family. As he looks back, none of the changes were more impactful for him than the cancellation of organized hockey and the decision to be homeschooled for the 2020-2021 school year. The loss of activity and time with friends was challenging as Payton  […]

Celebrate Earth Month by Shifting to Thrifting

Posted on 12th April 2021, by The Salvation Army in Canada
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 The Salvation Army in Canada
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 The Salvation Army in Canada
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  […]