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Lotto Winners Donate to The Salvation Army

Posted on 8th November 2010, by Salvation Army
Truro, N.S. – She walked in—and walked out. Violet Large, 78, wanted no accolades, no special recognition. She just wanted to help others. Her hand-delivered cheque left at the cashier’s counter of her local Salvation Army Thrift Store contained a substantial donation that would be life-changing for many. In July, Violet and her husband Allen,  […]
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Salvation Army Thrift Store Opens Coffee Corner

Posted on 3rd November 2010, by Salvation Army
At the back of a busy Thrift Store in the downtown core of Toronto, there is a quiet space filled with soft, comfortable couches, shelves stacked with books, and the smell of coffee in the air. This is the site of the new, ‘Coffee Corner’ found at the Parkdale Thrift Store. The space is a retreat  […]
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The Salvation Army clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, led by Dr Danielle Prosper, is preparing to treat a possible influx of cholera patients. In recent weeks Haiti has experienced a rise in the number of people contracting cholera. It is primarily spread through contact with dirty water. The clinic is surrounded by an Internally Displaced Persons  […]
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A Generous Donation

Posted on 22nd October 2010, by Salvation Army
On Friday, October 1, 2010, during the 44th edition of the “Journée fèves au lard”, representatives of the Montreal Policeman’s Brotherhood (FPPM) stopped at The Salvation Army’s warehouse in Montreal, to donate $5,500 worth of food products, consisting of pork and beans, snacks, and bottled water – the equivalent of 1,071 meals. Mr. Nikolas Klimis,  […]
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Booth University College Record Enrolment

Posted on 20th October 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army’s Booth University College in Winnipeg has reached a record enrolment with a 37 per cent increase in new campus-based students entering the institution this fall. Booth University College has about 500 students, or about 250 full-time-equivalent students. The University College’s President, Donald Burke, says the increase in enrolment is largely due to  […]
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The Toronto Argonauts Serve Dinner for The Salvation Army

Posted on 14th October 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Oct. 12 /CNW/ – The Toronto Argonauts will partner once again with The Salvation Army on October 16, 2010 to serve a community dinner for more than 600 at The Salvation Army Toronto Harbour Light Ministries, 160 Jarvis Street, Toronto at 12:00 noon. This year’s event marks the 13th anniversary of the partnership between  […]
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Stocking The Shelves in St. John’s

Posted on 13th October 2010, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
Salvation Army Food Bank Restocked (September 25th) The St. John’s Northwest Rotary Club, in cooperation with The Telegram, Prince of Wales Collegiate and students from surrounding schools, sponsored a food drive for The Salvation Army Food Bank. Donations are helping ensure that the shelves at The Salvation Army food bank are filled and people who come for  […]
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“Happy” Sings for The Salvation Army

Posted on 13th October 2010, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
Avalon Mall and VOCM Cares Foundation Announces Concert (September 30th) The Avalon Mall and the VOCM Cares Foundation have announced the HAPPY TREE CONCERT in aid of The Salvation Army’s 2010 Christmas Toy and Food Hamper Program in the city of St. John’s. The VOCM Cares Foundation hosts two local concerts at the St. John’s  […]
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Blue Jays Host The Salvation Army at Toronto’s Rogers Centre

Posted on 29th September 2010, by Salvation Army
On July 31, the Toronto Blue Jays and Centrefielder Vernon Wells hosted The Salvation Army at the Jays game at Rogers Centre. Fifty children from The Salvation Army Yorkwoods (Jane and Finch neighbourhood) and 614 (Regent Park neighbourhood) enjoyed a Jays game, complete with treats and time with Vernon Wells. The Salvation Army was highlighted  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds To Toronto 6 Alarm Highrise Blaze

Posted on 27th September 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ – Just before 5:00pm a six-alarm blaze broke out on the 24th floor in a highrise on Wellesley Street and quickly spread to adjacent floors. The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour to provide nutrition and hydration relief to first responders and evacuees. Mr. Jeff Noel, of The Salvation  […]
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