BARRIE – As parents struggle to feed their families on minimum wage, part-time work, the Salvation Army needs to raise even more with its Christmas kettles, says Major Byron Kean. “In 2011, we provided 78,300 meals. At the end of … Read more
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At age four Conrad Wilson’s mom, an alcoholic and drug addict, gave him to his aunt in exchange for some new furniture.
Everyone needs one warm coat. Unfortunately, for many people buying a new coat is not an option. For them, the old coat you are about to replace would be a much appreciated source of warmth and comfort this winter. The … Read more
The Salvation Army teams up with Hockey Ministries International to put kids’ summers on ice.
Nine-year-old Taylor wants to be an actor when she grows up and being at camp is giving her a chance to check out the spotlight.
Josh climbs the rugged granite rock face with the greatest of ease, effortlessly making his way to the top of the cliff.
Feb 6 – ONT – Salvation Army Midland is trying to change lives by encouraging donations that can improve the health of clients using the food bank –and it’s all about nutrition. Food band director Peter Thomas says the food … Read more
There are more than 62,000 grandparents raising grandchildren across the country. Grandma Betty fought for custody of Ashley because both parents were alcoholics and drug addicts. By age three Ashley was poisoned four times and raped several times.
“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. For everyone, everywhere, literacy is, along with education in general, a basic human right…. Literacy is, finally, the road to human progress … Read more
Practical parenting tips, life skills and emotional and spiritual support are offered every Wednesday afternoon at The Salvation Army church in Simcoe, Ontario. Carol Reppington, program co-coordinator, works with the group of young parents toward fulfilling dreams they never thought … Read more