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Salvation Army Raises Money for Haiti


The Salvation Army continues to find new ways to raise money for the relief effort in Haiti. On Saturday kettles will be set up in seven liquor board stores around Regina to collect donations.

Captain Steven Cameron with The Salvation Army says this time they are focusing on providing a specific type of aid. “We’re really focusing on housing, so tents for the short term and then working on long-term sustainable housing after that.” Cameron adds that housing will become a […]

Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 8


The Salvation Army continues to work closely with multiple corporate partners and non-governmental organizations to provide food, water, medicine, shelter and other immediate aid to thousands of disaster survivors in Port-au-Prince and elsewhere.

To date The Salvation Army has provided 2.8 million meals, 500,000 gallons of water, 2,900 tents and 1,500 personal hygiene kits. In addition, more than 18,000 people have received needed care from Salvation Army medical teams.

On Friday, February 26, Canada will send 500, 12 sq.m, tents […]

Booth Centre Artists Show Their Work


On February 12, residents of the Rivage, Montreal Booth Centre’s program for men with mental health problems, hosted an art exhibition in the chapel where about ten artists displayed around fifty of their drawings and paintings. Proceeds from sales went to the Booth Centre.

Edward Schulman, one of the residents, was the moving force behind the event after having participated in others like it. “I want to boost the morale of our men, make them happy,” he said. Paolo Tumba, another […]

Sally Ann pitching tent plan


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 if it’ll help,” said Maj. Roy Randell, executive director of the army’s Bayside Mission Centre. “We’re still accepting money for Haiti. We’ve already collected and sent […]

Salvation Army Offers Safety to Winnipeg’s Sex-Trade Workers


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 space, coordinated donations and ensured safety of all those who, for a night, escaped violence, harm, hunger, homelessness and prostitution.

Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 7


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 a.m., before the clinic opened, and so was delivered outdoors, in the courtyard. The baby girl and her mother Louester, a resident of the […]