Walmart Fill the Kettle Day a Success

Posted on 23rd December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
On December 22, Walmart Canada hosted the second Walmart Fill the Kettle Day and individual Canadians responded by donating more than $170,000 to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in Walmart stores across the country. Walmart Canada matched with a corporate donation of $100,000, resulting in a total raised of more than $270,000. With a soft  […]
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Walmart Canada to Help “Fill the Kettle”

Posted on 21st December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Toronto, ON December 21, 2011 – With a soft economy still affecting donations to The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign, the organization is very pleased to continue its partnership with Walmart Canada for Walmart Fill the Kettle Day. On Thursday December 22nd, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles  […]
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Christmas Kettles $6 Million Short of Goal

Posted on 20th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
With Christmas a few short days away, The Salvation Army is calling on Canadians to help “fill the kettles” on street corners, store fronts and online as fundraising is still $6 million short of the $19 million goal. To date, The Salvation Army has collected $13 million in the nearly 2,000 kettles across the country,  […]
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Partners Work Together for Change

Posted on 12th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
This Christmas season, from coast to coast, The Salvation Army’s vital partnerships are participating in the spirit of giving. “The Salvation Army is thrilled to be working closely with its many partners who believe in The Salvation Army’s mission of service that restores dignity and hope to more than 1.7 million Canadians every year,” says  […]
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Santa Shuffle Recap

Posted on 6th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
While Santa Shuffle numbers are still coming in from across the country, results to date show that 9,300 Canadians raised approximately $425,000 for The Salvation Army’s critical and ongoing services. On Saturday, December 3, in 39 cities across the country, Canadians ran or walked 5k or 1k in The Salvation Army’s 21st Santa Shuffle. The  […]
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Christmas Joy

Posted on 5th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
As Christmas approached, so did heartache for Milly. Part-time employment wasn’t making ends meet. Savings were quickly dwindling and she couldn’t provide her children even the simplest of Christmas celebrations. In the spring of 2009, Milly, her husband Robin, and their three sons left a stable life in the Middle East. “We hadn’t planned to  […]
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Santa Shuffle Helps Families in Need

Posted on 25th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Christmas is a sad season for the poor. The number of Canadians living in poverty remains unacceptably high and continues to grow. One in 11 Canadians live in poverty. We cannot run from the fact that we need to reach out to these people in our midst. On December 3, The Salvation Army Santa Shuffle,  […]
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Salvation Army Launches Annual Christmas Campaign

Posted on 22nd November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
As The Salvation Army combats poverty this Christmas, overwhelming need for its programs and services continues. Donations to the Christmas Campaign will help address the dehumanizing nature of poverty and restore hope to Canada’s most vulnerable people. On November 22, The Salvation Army launched its annual Christmas kettle campaign. A significant portion of the Army’s  […]
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Women in Crisis Rely on The Salvation Army

Posted on 14th November 2011, by Salvation Army
In Saskatoon, Sask., emergency housing is a common request. In November 2010, when city shelters were full and overcrowded, The Salvation Army opened Mumford House. Mumford House, a 40-bed emergency shelter, is a renovated 4-plex that serves women, children, and youth, desperate for refuge during periods of extreme personal crisis and upheaval. The idea is  […]
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A Letter From Our Territorial Commander

Posted on 9th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
November, 2011 Dear Valued Donors of The Salvation Army, The Christmas season is fast approaching and before our Christmas kettles hit the street, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you. We value your support and want you to be assured that your contributions to The Salvation Army will go directly to the point  […]
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