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Who Will Replace Faith-based Donors?

Posted on 26th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
It’s an issue that has grown as religious belief has declined. Religion has a huge impact on turning people toward helping others, especially by financial donations. According to the Globe and Mail’s December 1 article “Who will replace faith-based donors?” religion is one of the few institutions left in society that actually teaches people about  […]
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General Bond’s Christmas Message

Posted on 23rd December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
How relevant is the Christmas story for the 21st century? It is celebrated every year with carols, trees, glitter, lights and gifts, but is the coming of Jesus into the world of any significance for such a time as this? More than two thousand years separate us. Where are the points of connection? The answer  […]
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“Silver bells, silver bells…”

Posted on 12th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
And those silver bells? Those bells ringing in the song were inspired by the imagery of Salvation Army bell-ringers standing outside department stores during the Christmas season. “Silver Bells” was introduced by Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell in a motion picture called The Lemon Drop Kid in 1951. The first recorded version was by Bing  […]
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Canada’s Christmas Channel Partners with The Salvation Army

Posted on 5th December 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
This Christmas season, Crossroads Television System (CTS) is partnering with The Salvation Army to raise funds and awareness that will help those less fortunate attain the dignity that each and every person deserves. Crossroads Television System (CTS) creates television and other powerful visual media that educates, entertains and inspires through positive, superior quality content. Throughout  […]
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Canada’s Leading Data-to-mail Company Shuffles with The Salvation Army

Posted on 29th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
“It’s easy, fun and a great way to help people in need,” says PostLinx president Michael Coverdale. On Saturday, December 3, PostLinx employees will join more than 10,000 runners/shufflers nationwide in The Salvation Army’s Santa Shuffle. The annual family-friendly event, aimed to raise funds and awareness for The Salvation Army’s critical services, has been supported  […]
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Festive Fundraising for a Great Cause

Posted on 21st November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
It’s festive, unique, fun, and will help The Salvation Army raise funds for its critical services in 400 communities across Canada. The number of Canadians living in poverty remains unacceptably high and continues to grow. We cannot run from the fact that we need to reach out to these people in our midst. Join The  […]
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Salvation Army Launches Christmas iKettle Campaign

Posted on 14th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Christmas Kettle
The number of Canadians living in poverty remains unacceptably high and continues to grow. The Salvation Army’s need to maintain its fundraising is vital to ensure that important programs can be retained at Christmas and throughout the year. The iKettle is an easy-to-use online tool that allows participants to customize their own iKettle web page  […]
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Homeless Women on the Rise

Posted on 14th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Single men are the largest segment of homeless people in most Canadian cities, but homelessness is rising among both single women and lone-parent families headed by women. Women on the streets are a vulnerable population. They face many dangers, from mental illness and sexual assault to drug addictions and violence. Homeless women say that government  […]
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Frontlines of Care

Posted on 7th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
For more than 25 years, Gladys Osmond, has written as many as 1,000 letters of encouragement every month to members of the Canadian Armed Forces. “The connection to home and a ‘normal’ life, particularly in times of stress, violence and death, cannot be overestimated in value,” says General (Ret.) Rick Hillier, former Chief of the  […]
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Salvation Army Named as One of Canada’s Most Attractive Employer’s

Posted on 31st October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Randstad Canada, Canada’s leader for staffing, recruitment and HR services, recently announced its 2011 Award winners. As voted by Canadians, The Salvation Army is one of Canada’s most attractive employers. Across Canada, more than 9,000 people are employed by The Salvation Army. What characteristics should an attractive employer possess? What do you consider to be  […]
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