From Just Existing to Living Again

Posted on 28th January 2021, by The Salvation Army in Canada
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  […]

Partner with Walmart Canada and The Salvation Army to Help Fill the Kettle

Posted on 17th December 2020, by The Salvation Army in Canada
Help fill our kettles on Walmart Fill the Kettle Day
On Saturday, December 19, Walmart Canada will host the 11th annual “Fill the Kettle Day” and match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide, to a maximum of $100,000. “This has been a year like no other as our nation has struggled through one of the most difficult  […]
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The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many challenges to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign, its largest fundraising drive of the year. At a time when more and more individuals and families are facing new financial challenges and frightening realities, there has been a decline in foot traffic, fewer kettles have been mobilized and there  […]

Salvation Army Offers Virtual Kettle During COVID-19 Christmas Fundraising Efforts

Posted on 2nd December 2020, by The Salvation Army in Canada
This time last year, 69-year-old Jayne was manning one of The Salvation Army’s iconic Christmas kettles. This year, due to COVID-19 challenges and restrictions the Manitoban is unable to do what she loves most—volunteering to help her community. “For more than a century, The Salvation Army has raised funds through the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign,”  […]