The Salvation Army Thrift Stores Canada Thank You

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The Salvation Army Thrift Stores Canada thank you for donating gently-used goods and clothing. The Salvation Army Thrift Stores Canada supports the mission of The Salvation Army by generating funds and influencing positively the communities in which they operate. Salvation Army Thrift Stores are a national, charitable organization that operate 107 stores across Canada and rely upon the generous donations of community members to help support those in need. Donations remain in the local community.

Free furniture helps people who were homeless

Free Furniture Helps People Who Were Homeless Turn Housing into Homes

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For people experiencing homelessness, moving into a place with four walls and a roof over their heads is life-changing. But shelter alone doesn’t make a home, and The Salvation Army in Lethbridge, Alta., is providing them with furniture and all the essentials needed for setting up a new place of residence.

In partnership with the City of Lethbridge’s Housing First Initiative, The Salvation Army’s “Just Like Home” program started in 2013. Since then, furniture and other items have been distributed to [...]

Aboriginal Awareness Week Celebrates Culture and Strength

Aboriginal Awareness Week Celebrates Culture and Strength

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National Aboriginal Awareness week, May 19-22, celebrates the many Aboriginal cultures across Canada and educates Canadians about the heritage of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples, and the contributions they make to our society.

In centres such as Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Saskatoon and Prince Rupert, B.C., The Salvation Army has a unique opportunity to develop relationships, journey with and celebrate milestones with Aboriginal Canadians.

Shanoss attends The Salvation Army’s community church in Prince Rupert where encouragement, counselling and friendship helps her cope [...]

Poverty is a significant issue and, regardless of circumstances, The Salvation Army helps people who have experienced major setbacks in their lives.

10 Hard-to-believe Facts about Poverty in Canada

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Have you seen The Salvation Army’s campaign, It’s Time to End Poverty? With one in 10 Canadians living in poverty, it’s more important than ever to raise awareness about the issue.

Did you know…

  • one in five households spend over 50 percent of their income on rent, which puts them at risk of homelessness?
  • 42 percent of Canadians say they would be in financial difficulty if their pay was delayed one week?
  • one in 10 Canadians can’t afford to fill their medical prescriptions?
  • as of [...]