Salvation Army in the News

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Every year, The Salvation Army in Canada helps over 1.8 million people. The following are snapshots from media sources of The Salvation Army at work during the week of October 20. Vernon, B.C. For people with limited incomes, it can be challenging to put fruit and vegetables on the plate. The Salvation Army is grateful to the Vernon Farmers Market for 19,000 pounds of fresh produce to ensure people in need have a nutritious diet. Read more. Barrie, Ont. The Salvation Army’s annual Coats for Kids campaign is underway in

Salvation Army Supports First Responders in Ottawa Shooting

Salvation Army in Ottawa Supports First Responders

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On October 22, a gunman opened fire in Ottawa at the National War Memorial and Parliament, killing one soldier. With military and law enforcement personnel mobilized to secure the area, The Salvation Army’s well-established Emergency and Disaster Services (EDS) provided

Outings at The Salvation Army help Shahida (left) recharge to better care for herself and her family

Overwhelmed Mom Rediscovers Hope at The Salvation Army

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Overwhelmed and exhausted, 63-year-old Shahida has little time for herself. It’s with support from The Salvation Army that she is able to recharge and maintain a positive attitude. “At the end of the day, there is no time left for me,” says Shahida, who looks after her two sons who suffer with depression. “I love my family and wouldn’t have it any other way. I just find it hard making time for myself.” At The Salvation Army’s Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre in Winnipeg, S.T.A.R.S (Senior’s Tuesday a.m. Recreation Spot),