Salvation Army Qinghai Earthquake Relief

Posted on 28th April 2010, by Salvation Army
A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in Qinghai Province on Wednesday, April 14. More than 400 lives were claimed and 10,000 people were injured. The local Salvation Army responded with the provision of basic relief supplies that included two tonnes of barley flour and 200 sets of warm clothes  […]
Categories: Newswire
Eradicating poverty, be it on the streets of Victoria or in Third World countries, is not about bricks and mortar or dollars. Rather, it’s about creating a community in which people have reasons to value their lives, says Salvation Army Commissioner Christine MacMillan. MacMillan, the organization’s international director for social justice in New York City,  […]
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Salvation Army Soup Kitchen Sees New Faces Daily

Posted on 15th April 2010, by Salvation Army
“The ranks of the hungry continue to grow every day,” says Marj Montgomery, community and family services co-ordinator for The Salvation Army in Summerside, P.E.I. “It’s sad, it’s disturbing and there is little sign of an end in sight.”
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Moncton doctor returns from mission in Haiti

Posted on 7th April 2010, by Salvation Army
In the midst of devastation, Dr. John Li saw hope. Although he saw plenty of heart-wrenching cases, what struck him the most was the strength of the people, the depth of their faith, and their ability to cling to hope even in the worst of conditions. “What I found is the people there, they are  […]
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