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Eradicating poverty, be it on the streets of Victoria or in Third World countries, is not about bricks and mortar or dollars. Rather, it’s about creating a community in which people have reasons to value their lives, says Salvation Army Commissioner Christine MacMillan. MacMillan, the organization’s international director for social justice in New York City,  […]
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Moncton doctor returns from mission in Haiti

Posted on 7th April 2010, by Salvation Army
In the midst of devastation, Dr. John Li saw hope. Although he saw plenty of heart-wrenching cases, what struck him the most was the strength of the people, the depth of their faith, and their ability to cling to hope even in the worst of conditions. “What I found is the people there, they are  […]
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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 6

Posted on 1st April 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in Chile is providing vital assistance to coastal communities damaged by a tsunami. Waves up to five meters high destroyed everything in their path after being set off by an earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale. The response is focused mainly on the communities of Dichato and Caleta Tumbes, where many  […]
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Seven-year-old Donates Birthday Money to Haiti

Posted on 26th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Instead of birthday gifts, 7-year-old Claire-Marie Harrower asked her nine friends to bring money to her birthday party so she could give it to The Salvation Army’s ongoing relief efforts in Haiti. A total of $214.21 was gathered. Claire-Marie and her mom, Lisa, made a special trip to The Salvation Army’s head office in Toronto  […]

Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 10

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has distributed more then 4 million meals to those in need following an earthquake that devastated the nation of Haiti on January 12, 2010. Most displaced people are receiving food distribution in Port-au-Prince twice a week at the Army’s largest location, which serves 20,000 individuals. Also, throughout the country food items continue  […]
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The Salvation Army’s Strategy for Long-Term Relief in Haiti

Posted on 24th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army will be heavily and closely involved in rebuilding Haiti well past the conclusion of the current emergency situation caused by Haiti’s massive earthquake on January 12. A Salvation Army international strategy conference was recently held in London, England, to determine Haiti’s long-term needs. It was attended by a delegation from The Salvation  […]
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Salvation Army Schools Resume in Port-au-Prince

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
College Verena is one of two Salvation Army schools in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is, however, the only one still standing after the January earthquake. Prior to the quake the campus had three buildings with 1,200 students enrolled. The quake destroyed two of the three buildings, the administrative office and the storage area. Within weeks of  […]
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The Salvation Army Now at Work in 120 Countries Adding Nicaragua

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army’s World Leader, General Shaw Clifton, has announced the official opening of The Salvation Army’s work in Nicaragua. On March 1, 2010, Nicaragua became the 120th country in which the Army is officially at work. The Salvation Army is in good standing with the Nicaraguan authorities and prospects for the future development of  […]
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