Salvation Army in the News

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The Salvation Army helps vulnerable Canadians in 400 communities across the country. The following are links to media reports about The Salvation Army at work June 9-13, 2014.

Brampton, Ont.

On the heels of a fatal townhouse fire, Salvation Army volunteers handed out food and clothing in a parking lot turned refugee centre with emergency personnel. Read more.

http://www.bramptonguardian.com/news-story/4566058-fatal-ardglen-fire-a-nightmare-for-this-community-says-mayor-fennell/

Ottawa, Ont.

In Ottawa, young pregnant/parenting women, young fathers and their children, have relied on the support services of The Salvation Army’s Bethany Hope Centre for more than 100 years.

On June 7, 2014, The Salvation Army Bethany Hope Centre, in partnership with Project Tembo, hosted a Community Day Garage/Plant Sale. The family event included live entertainment, BBQ, bake sale, homemade crafts and special guests Spiderman and Captain America. Read more.

http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/fundraiser-to-benefit-bethany-hope-and-project-tembo

Estevan, Sask.

It’s difficult to find permanent housing in Estevan,” says Lieutenant Brian Bobolo of The Salvation Army. “This is the time where you see people sleeping in the ravines or in their cars.”

The Salvation Army encourages the public to call them if they see people in need and the Army will deliver food directly to those needing assistance. Read more.

http://www.estevanmercury.ca/article/20140611/ESTMERCURY06/140619980/0/estmercury/food-banks-in-estevan-and-weyburn-under-serious-pressure

 

 

 

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