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Summer student working on Salvation Army front lines

Posted on 6th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Rachel Cain’s summer job has put her on the front lines working with some of the community’s most vulnerable residents. Cain, 22, a fourth year Thompson Rivers University student, saw an ad in the paper from the Salvation Army, who were looking for someone to fill a position made available via the federal government’s ‘Canada  […]
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Crises spur donations to Salvation Army

Posted on 4th August 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army worked on-site in areas such as Saskatoon, Regina, Swift Current, Melfort and as far away as Winnipeg to help families deal with flooding and other weather-related damage. Workers provided meals and spiritual care for the hardest-hit areas. Salvation Army spokesperson Capt. Les Marshall said people generously gave time and money to help  […]
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New digs will help Sally Ann meet needs

Posted on 20th July 2010, by Salvation Army
No more leaking faucets and flooded basements. Salvation Army’s Multicultural Family Centre is getting a $4.5-million facelift and a new building. “When I first started here four years ago, the building was in bad shape,” executive director Wendi Park said. “Today our dreams became reality.” The centre, at 51 Morrow Ave., is nestled in a  […]
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Yorkton Flood Assistance: Update 2

Posted on 9th July 2010, by Salvation Army
A week after heavy rains forced 175 people from their homes and flooded roughly 1,000 basements iin Yorkton, Sask., Salvation Army emergency relief teams continue to provide assistance. This includes food, clean-up kits, clothes and spiritual and emotional care. As a result of the overwhelming generosity from the community, clothing donations are being dropped off  […]
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Toronto, ON, July8, 2010 – The Salvation Army is thrilled to once again be partnering with MOLLY MAID and its customers in an effort to collect non-perishable food items to help restock depleted shelves this summer.   “The national economy is still recovering and in fact, the demand for services provided by The Salvation Army  […]
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Salvation Army Provides Emergency Assistance to Flood Victims

Posted on 6th July 2010, by Salvation Army
Since a flash flood hit Yorkton, Saskatchewan, on Thursday July 1, The Salvation Army has had emergency relief teams in place. Captain Les Marshall, Divisional Secretary for Public Relations & Development, says the damage is extensive, with about 30 homes written off, and another hundred badly damaged. The Salvation Army has provided food, clothing, and  […]
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Salvation Army Campaign Sees Nine Percent Increase in 2010

Posted on 6th July 2010, by Salvation Army
Toronto, ON July 6, 2010 –The Salvation Army, today, released the results of its 2010 National Red Shield Campaign, reporting a nine percent increase over 2009. The month-long annual campaign held each May raised $2.7 million in 2010, versus $2.47 million last year. The campaign came up slightly short of its $2.75 million goal, which  […]
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Salvation Army Health Centre Celebrates Opening of Rooftop Garden

Posted on 30th June 2010, by Salvation Army
On Friday June 25, 2010, The Salvation Army’s Toronto Grace Health Centre Irwin Rooftop Garden was officially opened by Commissioner William W. Francis, Territorial Commander of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda. In October 2009 the Health Centre received its largest donation in the more than 100-year history of the hospital. A portion of  […]

“Kids to Camp” National Program a Great Success

Posted on 25th June 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army’s National Recycling Operations “Kids to Camp” program is sending 267 kids to camp this year. On June 19, across Canada, customers of Salvation Army thrift stores were invited to donate funds that would help pay camp fees for less privileged campers. More than $58,000 was raised. Last year 4,800 children went to  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds To Tornado in Midland – UPDATE 1

Posted on 25th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Midland, ON – June 24, 2010 – Following the touch-down of a tornado in Midland, Ontario, The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour at Smith Park Trailer Park, where approximately 100 trailers have been damaged or destroyed. Major Neil Evenden, of The Salvation Army in Midland, arrived on scene, and immediately called in  […]
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