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Free Help Restores Dignity

Handymen in Barrie are helping people get back on their feet—for free. A member of a local church in Barrie, Ontario, started a Helping Hands program, where church members volunteer handyman services to those who really can’t afford it. “We

Addiction’s Powerful Hold

Jay Barnard’s story of addiction goes back to age eight. Unable to cope with the effects of his parents’ separation and divorce, he turned to food for comfort. Within months he had bulged to a disturbing 200 pounds. By age 12 Jay was drinking, then drinking more. At age 14 he bought marijuana on the street. Then it wasn’t long before he was using harder drugs.

A Bus Ride to Independence

It’s one of the first of its kind in Ontario. The Salvation Army’s Lawson Ministries in Hamilton is teaching people with developmental disabilities how to use the public transit system—something many of us take for granted. Twenty-one year old Richard

Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policy

1. INTRODUCTION This policy provides guidance for the reimbursement of expenses incurred by officers and employees of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda in the performance of their responsibilities. 2. GENERAL GUIDANCE 2.1 The Salvation Army will reimburse expenses

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Food Bank Encourages Nutritious Donations

Pasta and cheese are common donations at food banks. These and many other foods received are high in sugar, salt and starch, which are unhealthy. The Salvation Army in Midland, Ontario, is trying to change lives by encouraging donations that