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Sally Ann pitching tent plan

Posted on 22nd February 2010, by Salvation Army
A roof overhead is a luxury victims of Haiti’s earthquake don’t have. But The Salvation Army in Barrie is hoping to change that by supporting a national initiative, “Tents for Haiti“. The two local thrift stores, like many across Canada, are collecting cash donations to purchase enough tents to give Haitians shelter. “We’ll do it  […]
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Salvation Army Offers Safety to Winnipeg’s Sex-Trade Workers

Posted on 19th February 2010, by Salvation Army
On February 18 The Salvation Army in Winnipeg participated in S.N.O.W. night, a Safe Night Off Winnipeg Streets for women and transgendered sex-trade workers. The event is organized and coordinated by a number of agencies who work with those involved in the sex trade, one of which is The Salvation Army. The Army provided the  […]
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Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 7

Posted on 10th February 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army continues to be a beacon of hope for individuals and families whose lives were devastated by the earthquake. Eight babies have been delivered at The Salvation Army medical clinic at its compound in the Delmas 2 area of Port-au-Prince since the earthquake. The fifth baby, yet to be named, arrived at 8  […]
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Salvation Army Kettles Raise Funds for Haiti

Posted on 9th February 2010, by Salvation Army
The Saskatoon Salvation Army Week of Compassion for Haiti raised more funds than expected. From February 1 to 6, Salvation Army kettles were placed in various shopping mall and store locations around the city to collect money for the Army’s Haiti relief fund. With help from 200 volunteers more than $30,000 was raised during the  […]
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The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Announcement

Posted on 3rd February 2010, by Salvation Army
“The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre is an important and integral part of the healthcare network within the Toronto Central LHIN and The Salvation Army is pleased to share in this important announcement today with the Minister of Health and Long-Term care, the Honorable Deb Matthews. The Salvation Army is pleased to confirm our  […]
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On Thursday January 28, The Moose 99.5 FM, in conjunction with Muskoka Lumber, The Bracebridge Examiner and the Canadian Government, opened up its phone lines and broadcast live to raise funds for the survivors of the Haitian earthquake. Over 200 calls flooded the station’s phone lines. Every dollar donated was matched up to $50,000.00 through  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds to Extreme Cold Alert in Toronto

Posted on 29th January 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ – In response to the Extreme Cold Weather Alert issued by the City of Toronto The Salvation Army has opened an additional 40 emergency shelter beds in the downtown core. The following facilities have opened extra beds: The Gateway – 10 extra beds, Evangeline Residence – 2 extra beds, Florence Booth  […]
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Second Flight of Evacuees and Children for Adoption Arrives in Canada

Posted on 29th January 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, Jan. 27 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand for the second time this week to welcome Haitian evacuees and children bound for adoption by Canadian families upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The flight touched down in Ottawa just before 2:00 p.m. carrying approximately 52 orphans and  […]
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Salvation Army Kettles Bring in Record-Breaking $18 Million

Posted on 26th January 2010, by Salvation Army
Donations Shatter $16 million Campaign Goal as Needs Continue to Rise Toronto, ON January 25, 2009 – With demand for Salvation Army services at an all-time high, Canadians dug deep this Christmas season, making more than $18 million in Christmas Kettle donations. The Salvation Army continues to count donations made to the 2009 National Christmas  […]