Donation Expands Resource Centres

Posted on 27th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
As The Salvation Army celebrates the one-year anniversary of its Dignity Project, a generous $3 million donation from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation is making it possible to promote dignity for years to come. Named after the late Barbara Mitchell, daughter of Garfield Weston, The Salvation Army Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centres in Winnipeg and  […]
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The Dignity Project is Making a Difference

Posted on 20th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The month of March marks one-year since The Salvation Army launched The Dignity Project, which is designed to educate and inform the public about the challenges facing society’s most vulnerable. During the past 12 months, The Salvation Army has offered a variety of unique social service programs to meet client needs in new ways. The  […]
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New Choices, New Life

Posted on 6th March 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Danielle didn’t set out to get addicted to drugs. But at age 14 she was arranging her life around marijuana, acid, PCP and morphine. Four years later she had spun out of control. Then, one day, a life-changing event caused her to find the inner strength to finally get substance abuse out of her life.  […]
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Drop-in Centre Meets Needs of Local Youth

Posted on 27th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
There are no barriers to entry. No registration fee. No discrimination. For the past year, The Salvation Army Pembroke Community Church has been home to community youth ages 12 to 18 who come together to hang out, meet new friends and have fun in a safe and healthy environment. In 2011, after moving around to  […]
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Why is Compassion Important?

Posted on 20th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Seven core operational values guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda. Why is compassion important? Because every life has worth. Seven core operational values guide all aspects of The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda. Compassion, one of these values, states that the Army reaches out to others and cares for  […]
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Life after Addiction

Posted on 13th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
They were the worst words Sonny would hear. They came out of the blue in the midst of what he thought was a good relationship. His world came crashing down around him. When Sonny’s (Sunil’s) wife of 17 years blurted out that she didn’t love him anymore, he felt like tearing himself apart. Sadly, separation  […]
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New Program Aims to Help Young Dads

Posted on 6th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Blake wanted to be a great dad, but would his own childhood experiences hold him back? When Blake was just two months old, his parents realized they would be happier apart than together. While his mom battled addiction issues, Blake lived with his father. “I felt safe and cared for,” says Blake. But at age  […]
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Overcoming Powerlessness

Posted on 3rd February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The situation was critical and needed to be taken care of immediately. But, while *Jenny was desperate to break free from her abusive husband, she had nowhere to go. In 2009 Jenny, her husband, and two young children left England for Canada. “*Joe felt it was time for a change,” says Jenny. While the transition  […]
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Casualty of War Inspires Others

Posted on 23rd January 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
What is it about Roméo Dallaire that is catching the interest of so many Canadians? Lieutenant-General The Honourable Roméo Dallaire (Ret.) is a true hero and an outspoken leader for the 21st century. Dallaire served 35 years with the Canadian Armed Forces. While he shares his story, acknowledging his own struggles in the wake of  […]
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Cold Weather Care

Posted on 16th January 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Coping with cold weather is hard when you are homeless. From coast to coast, The Salvation Army offers many services to help people during bone-chilling temperatures. “The Salvation Army is called to serve suffering humanity,” says Andrew Wilson, emergency disaster services Coordinator for The Salvation Army Maritime Division. “That includes helping the homeless cope with  […]
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