Salvation Army Celebrates 40 Years of Service

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TORONTO, May 9, 2012 /CNW/ – On Thursday, May 10, 2012 we invite you to join The Salvation Army Booth Packaging and Supportive Services as we celebrate 40 years of service to the community and mark the special occasion of our Grand Re-Opening. Join us at 1:30pm at 1020 Islington Ave, Unit 9A, Toronto.

“At Booth Packaging and Supportive Services we serve men and women from all walks of life and when they go home at the end of the day it is our goal that they feel productive, that they have purpose and that they, themselves, are contributing to the community,” says Allison McDonald, Executive Director of Booth Packaging and Support Services.

Booth Packaging and Supportive Services teaches and maintains work skills for community inclusion while facilitating personal support from a Christian perspective for adults with mental health needs and/or developmental disabilities. We strive for each and every individual to participate fully in healthy work and community life of their choice.

About the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is an international faith-based organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and every day in 400 communities across Canada and more than 120 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, providing shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction. When you give to The Salvation Army, you are investing in the future of marginalized and overlooked people in your community.

For further information:
Major John P. Murray, APR
Divisional Secretary for Public Relations and Development
416-998-0117

Neil W. Leduke
Director of Communications
416-578-7998

 

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