Happy Canada Day! Today we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada. We also acknowledge Indigenous peoples who have called this land home for thousands of years. Since 1882, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving in Canadian communities from coast to coast to coast. As we commemorate this historic and joyous day, The Salvation Army also shares its ongoing commitment to help end poverty. In such a rich and developed country as Canada, no one should struggle to […]
Less than a year ago, Kevin, an immigrant from Iran, lived on the streets of Vancouver. A former actor in his country, this wasn’t the life he had imagined. He had no home, no money and no family. Today, with help from The Salvation Army, he has a roof over his head and hope for a better future.
“I had many different problems,” says Kevin, 30. “Life was hard. But The Salvation Army changed that.”
In 2006, Kevin was a successful actor […]