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Hope in the City Ontario

The Hope in the City Leadership Breakfast is an annual fundraiser and launch of the Christmas Kettle campaign. Click the logo for more information about Hope in the City in your area.  

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 … Read more

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.

The Sally Ann Kettle

Here I am, a nice Jewish girl, standing behind The Salvation Army Christmas Kettle in the local mall.  It’s Friday afternon and my art group has volunteered to take turns manning the kettle. The kettle is strategically positioned near the … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more