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OTTAWA, Jan. 27 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand for the second time this week to welcome Haitian evacuees and children bound for adoption by Canadian families upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The flight touched down in Ottawa just before 2:00 p.m. carrying approximately 52 orphans and  […]

For newly orphaned children wandering the streets of Haiti’s capital begging for food, new life sounds like a dream come true. But agencies trying to evacuate children whose parents died in last week’s earthquake have been criticised for bypassing proper adoption processes to rush them to families abroad. Children’s advocacy groups warn against new procedures  […]

Burlington – Siemens Canada employees were proud to help those in need by participating in the 2011 Hope for Holidays program, including various charity events across Canada. As a result, the company has recently made a donation of $25,261 to the local chapters of the Salvation Army. The donation is a result of Siemens matching  […]

Partnering With The Salvation Army Employee Giving Opportunities We welcome the opportunity to work with employee donation committees to design opportunities for your employees to financially support our services. Donations can be made via payroll deduction or directly to The Salvation Army. National Advertising Link your corporate name with The Salvation Army’s well-known and respected  […]

At The Salvation Army’s community garden in Swift Current, Sask., planting seeds and investing a little bit of time is improving the quality of life for low-income families and individuals. “There are many benefits to the community garden,” says Sandra Brong, The Salvation Army’s community and family services coordinator. “Participants eat healthier, save money on  […]

The Fight against Poverty Deserves Your Personal Attention Today, approximately three million Canadians, or one in 10 people, live in poverty. – Poverty is a life circumstance whereby a person lacks the resources, means, choices and power needed to survive and participate in society. – The effects of poverty are quite serious: -It requires people  […]

La littératie financière, c’est posséder les compétences nécessaires pour prendre de bonnes décisions en matière de gestion des finances. Savoir tenir un budget peut faire toute la différence pour les personnes et les familles à faible revenu. « S’informer, c’est se donner du pouvoir », explique Kenton Davis, responsable des services sociaux au centre d’hébergement  […]

Proper nutrition is vital to human life, but some people are unable to meet this need because of financial obstacles—even in developed nations like Canada. According to the 2013 Food Banks Canada HungerCount report, 43 percent of single-person households, 25 percent of single-parent family households, and 22 percent of two-parent family households rely on food  […]

One of the best ways for Canadians to understand and appreciate the complex world of First Nations peoples is to hear from those who have lived it and achieved milestones Shari Russell was just under two when she was plucked from her home with no warning—no knowledge or consent from her family or band. In  […]