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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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Salvation Army Responds to Flooding in Pakistan

Posted on 6th August 2010, by Salvation Army
Northern Pakistan has been hit by the worst floods in living memory. According to the UN more than four million people have been affected. People in the flood’s wake were already desperately poor and what little possessions they had have been washed away. The Salvation Army in Pakistan is continuing to prepare a full response  […]
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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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