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New Salvation Army Health Clinic Serves Those Most Vulnerable

Posted on 17th October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
The first of its kind in St. John’s N.L., the New Hope Clinic is making it easier for people who struggle with their day-to-day lives to get medical care at a convenient location. In partnership with Eastern Health, The Salvation Army New Hope Clinic opened its doors in the city’s downtown core in March 2011.  […]
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Salvation Army Food Services Report Indicates Continued Need

Posted on 5th October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, The Salvation Army’s third annual food services report, “Restocking the Shelves 2011”, indicates that serious needs continue to exist in communities nationwide. While Canadians continue to struggle in a still fragile economy, some findings from the report are encouraging. And, for the first time since the survey  […]

Hope in the Ashes

Posted on 3rd October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Lisa Williams was heading home after a long day at work when the bus she was on abruptly braked a couple of blocks from where she lived. “I saw flames and smoke and the bus driver announced there was going to be a detour because of the fire,” says Lisa. “I instinctively knew that it  […]
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Salvation Army Responds to Human Trafficking

Posted on 26th September 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Modern-day slavery exists. Although it is illegal in Canada, thousands of people every year are being bought and sold. Human trafficking is a hidden evil that The Salvation Army chooses to target. The Salvation Army’s Response The Salvation Army has been involved in anti-human trafficking efforts since 1884 when it first established a “Rescue Home”  […]
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Salvation Army Gives Hope to World’s Most Vulnerable

Posted on 12th September 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Unimaginable devastation and living conditions continue to numb the world. Active in more than 120 countries, and in some of the poorest communities, The Salvation Army’s wide range of services help the world’s most vulnerable approach the future with hope. The volcano was inactive for decades. Then suddenly it exploded. In June 2011 the Puyehue  […]
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The Salvation Army in London, Ontario, Takes Action to End Poverty

Posted on 7th September 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
In Canada, 3.2 million people live in low income, including 634,000 children. It’s a fact that is difficult to swallow in an affluent country such as ours. Furthermore, reports state that in London, Ontario, one of every five children born today will live in poverty. (The Child and Youth Network 2009 Report) Located in London’s  […]
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9/11 Remembered

Posted on 6th September 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
On September 11, 2001, The Salvation Army was the first relief agency to reach Ground Zero. They were on the ground in New York 45 minutes after the first plane struck the World Trade Center, and remained there until June 23, 2002. As the world was coming to grips with what was unfolding, planes flying  […]
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Forklift Training Empowers the Unemployed

Posted on 29th August 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Following the success of a two-day pilot project in 2010, The Salvation Army in Regina continues to maximize opportunities for the unemployed through its forklift training program. Partnering with Carmichael Outreach and the Regina and District Food Bank, the now 10-day course course provides forklift, skid steer and pallet jack certification. Upon completion, participants have  […]
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Bus Riding Course Restores Dignity to Hamilton Residents

Posted on 22nd August 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
It’s one of the first of its kind in Ontario. In early fall, the city of Hamilton, Ont. will embark on a new training program that will teach people with developmental and cognitive disabilities how to use the bus. “These are individuals who have fallen through the cracks,” says Deanna Finch-Smith, Executive Director of The  […]
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