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Salvation Army Prepares as Hurricane Igor Approaches Bermuda

Posted on 18th September 2010, by Salvation Army
Bermuda, Saturday September 18, 2010 – The Salvation Army Emergency Response is prepared to help people as a hurricane warning is in effect for Bermuda. Hurricane Igor is expected to hit or approach Bermuda by Sunday night. Conditions from Hurricane Igor are expected to deteriorate Saturday. A dangerous storm surge is expected to produce significant  […]
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Climbers take on Mount Baldy to raise money for Salvation Army

Posted on 7th September 2010, by Salvation Army
Employees from an investment group will be climbing Mount Baldy in Kananaskis Tuesday, to help raise money for vulnerable women at the Salvation Army. Forty workers from World Financial Group’s Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia offices are making the five hour hike. Two groups of climbers will take part with the team raising the most  […]
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The third major flood relief distribution effort arranged by The Salvation Army in Pakistan took place on Saturday 21 August. The first distribution took place at Tar Nab Farm, on the bank of the River Kabul between Nowshera and Peshawar, where sleeping and cooking packs were given out to 43 families. As with previous distributions  […]
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Salvation Army to Hand Out Energy Saving Kits

Posted on 19th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Prince George, B.C.-BC Hydro Representatives will be on hand Wednesday and Thursday at the Prince George Salvation Army to distribute free energy saving kits. Julia, a case worker at Salvation Army, says they want to make energy efficiency more accessible to clients who use their food bank. Kits contain approximately $75 worth of energy efficiency  […]
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THE Salvation Army in Pakistan continued its initial response to the floods that have are now thought to have affected 20 million people by distributing bedding and cooking utensil packs to 300 families in Charsada. An assessment team visited Charsada a week earlier and discovered that the floods had devastated the town, wrecking homes and  […]
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They Become Part of Your Existence

Posted on 10th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Lionel Cann has been organising the Salvation Army’s daily soup run in Hamilton for more than a decade — but he still gets upset when he talks about the plight of the homeless. Six evenings a week, he and his team of willing volunteers (he has more offers of help than he can accommodate) take  […]
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Salvation Army Assessors in Pakistan Seek to Help People Who ‘Have No Hope’ (Update 10 August) THE Salvation Army in Pakistan continues to put in place preparations for a large-scale response to the floods that have affected more than 14 million people. Andrew Lee, Chief Accountant for The Salvation Army in Pakistan, is a member  […]
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Garden Grows Much More Than Just Vegetables

Posted on 9th August 2010, by Salvation Army
SAINT JOHN – Nurturing a garden and watching it grow has evoked fond memories for many of the men living at the Salvation Army Booth Centre, Karen Powell said. Enlarge Photo Matthew Sherwood/Telegraph-JournFrom left, Stan Kozac, Gary Knoor, Ricky Hebert, George Williams, Karen Powell, support service co-ordintor with the Salvation Army, and Chris Jeffrey bite  […]
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