Single Parent Learns Business Skills

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Once single parent Pei Pei found out about The Salvation Army’s Bethany Hope Centre in Ottawa she not only began making friends but also joined the Parent Enterprise Program. She now learns business skills while her twin daughters attend the daycare also provided at the centre.

Single mom completes high-school education through The Salvation Army

Salvation Army Programs Adapt to Changing Needs

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Last year, The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda served 1.8 million people. As demand for services increased and social and economic situations changed, The Salvation Army introduced new programs and services to better serve and assist families and individuals.

Salvation Army school lunch programs combat hunger and change lives

Salvation Army School Lunch Programs Feed Minds and Change Lives

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It’s back-to-school time and, as many parents pack school lunches and snacks, we need to bear in mind that one in seven children go to school hungry. This lack of food robs them of dignity and negatively affects their ability to learn. The Salvation Army recognizes this issue and has established programs to help feed students. For example: • In St. John’s N.L., more than 100 students from St. John’s Booth Memorial and Bishops College enjoy a free lunch hosted by The Salvation Army every Tuesday; • In Abbotsford, B.C.,