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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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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 5

Posted on 17th March 2010, by Salvation Army
Following Chile’s deadly earthquake and tsunami, and as strong aftershocks provoke panic in the country, The Salvation Army continues to provide help in the following ways: More than 15,000 persons have received rations of food. The Salvation Army is helping with the clearing of debris. The Salvation Army is distributing baskets that include food, water,  […]
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Haiti – Baby Girl Born in Salvation Army School Parking Lot

Posted on 10th March 2010, by Salvation Army
On March 8, outside The Salvation Army’s classroom doors, a miracle occurred in the midst of chaos. A young pregnant woman in labour walked into The Salvation Army facility that houses the Army’s current school and clinic in Port-au-Prince. She had no time to make it to the nearest working hospital, 40 minutes away. Staff  […]
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Salvation Army Response to Chile Earthquake: Update 4

Posted on 10th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in southern Chile has been officially recognized by the government and will continue to provide immediate and long-term assistance in assigned zones. A Salvation Army church in Hualpencillo, near Concepcion (which suffered great devastation), is serving meals, and tents have been set up on the property to house those whose homes were  […]
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On Tuesday, March 9, 2010, the W. Garfield Weston Foundation presented a donation of $1.5 million to The Salvation Army Homestead in Toronto, a residential recovery program for women who are struggling with substance abuse issues, for urgently needed building renovations. The donation from the Foundation will provide much needed infrastructure renovations in the heating,  […]
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Moncton doctor Haiti-bound on Behalf of The Salvation Army

Posted on 9th March 2010, by Salvation Army
It’s exactly eight weeks since a massive earthquake rocked Haiti Jan. 12, leaving an estimated 200,000 dead, a country in ruins, and untold injured and homeless. As time has gone on, the world’s eyes have turned to new problems, but the crisis in the tiny Caribbean nation continues and Metro Monctonians are still finding ways  […]
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Salvation Army Supports Proposed Changes to Disbursement Quota

Posted on 5th March 2010, by Salvation Army
OTTAWA, March 5, 2010 – The proposed changes to the Disbursement Quota announced yesterday in the 2010 federal budget are widely supported by The Salvation Army. The removal of the quota will provide The Salvation Army; one of Canada’s largest charities, with increased flexibility in meeting the needs of Canadians during a time when more  […]
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