30,000 Canadians Don’t Have a Home

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No one wants to be homeless, but 30,000 Canadians are on the streets every night. The Salvation Army provides emergency shelter and strives to help vulnerable people find, keep and live in affordable and permanent housing.

Community Kitchen Helps Put Hope on the Table

Community Kitchen Helps Put Hope on the Table

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Darlene, 41, never expected she’d have to rely on the kindness of others for food or be forced to give up healthy choices. When her life became increasingly difficult, she called The Salvation Army for assistance. Today she is stronger,

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

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 fast, efficient service to first responders. Requested at the police Incident Command Post, The Salvation Army’s EDS canteen supplied emergency personnel with food service support.  Approximately 500 meals and also water, coffee, cold drinks and snacks were served to Ottawa Police Services, RCMP, OPP, Canadian Forces, Ottawa Paramedics and various