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Effective April 1, 2011, The Salvation Army will officially commence its work in Togo. Togo, formally known as the Togolese Republic, is a country in west Africa. With this new opening The Salvation Army is now at work in 124 countries. Many messages reached The Salvation Army International Headquarters between 1999 and 2005, both from  […]
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Worldwide support helps Salvation Army emergency response in Japan

Posted on 16th March 2011, by Salvation Army
Three Salvation Army teams in Japan are providing vital assistance to people affected by the country’s earthquake, the resulting tsunami and ongoing problems at a nuclear power station. The Japanese Government has recognized the Army’s work and given its teams permission to enter the disaster area and use access roads that are closed off to  […]
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Six students from Toronto’s Ryerson University School of Radio and Television Arts experimented with new technology for their senior year’s final project. Inspired by The Salvation Army, the result was Canada’s first 3D public service announcement. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NhnsU-TLHU PSAs are aimed at raising awareness about specific issues. With more than 2,400 man hours, $1,500 of their  […]
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Salvation Army in Kenya gives food to drought-affected families

Posted on 15th March 2011, by Salvation Army
In the district of Makueni, east Kenya, the rains failed in October, November and December 2010. The resultant drought and crop failures have left 2.6 million people in need of food aid. Following consultation with the Government Agriculture Office, The Salvation Army was asked to provide food to 388 families in an area that the  […]
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Salvation Army in New Zealand launches fresh earthquake initiatives

Posted on 15th March 2011, by Salvation Army
As part of its continuing support for earthquake-hit residents in Christchurch, The Salvation Army in New Zealand is distributing 4,000 ‘Care Cards’, each loaded with NZ$500, to affected households. The project was developed in partnership with Westpac Bank. The use of the Care Card is at the discretion of recipients, but can be put towards  […]
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Food Bank seeking donations

Posted on 15th March 2011, by Salvation Army
Christmas food donations have almost depleted and the local Food Bank is hoping residents will open up their cupboards and their hearts and continue to help fill their empty shelves. Salvation Army Lt. Nyree Bond said the High River Food Bank is currently averaging 30 to 40 families per day on the two days they’re  […]
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Reaching out to downtown St. John’s patients

Posted on 15th March 2011, by Salvation Army
An eastern Newfoundland health authority is working with the Salvation Army to improve access to medical care in downtown St. John’s. The New Hope clinic, where a nurse practitioner works, has been operating at the Salvation Army’s community centre on Springdale Street for about a year Read more
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TELUS supports Salvation Army earthquake relief efforts in Japan

Posted on 14th March 2011, by Salvation Army
TELUS and its team members will donate $100,000 to The Salvation Army, Red Cross and UNICEF to assist in the earthquake relief efforts in Japan. To help Canadians stay up-to-date on news and information from Japan, TELUS is making TV Japan available on free preview on channel 540 to all TELUS Optik TV customers. In  […]
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Japanese Salvation Army Emergency Relief Teams Swing into Action

Posted on 14th March 2011, by Salvation Army
The Salvation Army in Japan has three emergency service relief teams operating in areas devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that hit the north-east coast of the country last week. One of the teams is assisting people who have been evacuated from areas where there is potential danger because of damage to nuclear power generation  […]
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As The Salvation Army in Japan continues its response to the earthquake that devastated areas of the country on March 10th, The Salvation Army in Canada will immediately allocate $75,000 to support the ongoing relief effort. The most damaged city is Sendai, about 400 kilometres away from Tokyo. Commissioner Makoto Yoshida, leader of The Salvation  […]
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