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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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10 Top Salvation Army Facebook Comments

Posted on 24th October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Facebook is a great way for you to learn more about The Salvation Army and how you can get involved. We value your feedback and comments. The following are some of our most recent interesting comments: • On July 14, 1937, your organization gave my grandmother refuge to have her baby. Thanks, that baby was  […]
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CEOs Experience Life on the Streets

Posted on 17th October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
On September 29, 30 CEOs in Winnipeg slept outdoors at Portage and Main to raise funds and awareness of what life on the street is like. Armed with toques and sleeping bags, the group raised funds for its Downtown BIZs program, called Change for the Better, geared to reduce panhandling and homelessness. The goal of  […]
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Salvation Army Culinary School Cooks Up Successful Careers

Posted on 10th October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Abbotsford Salvation Army operates many programs from their Centre of Hope. One of the most successful is the Cascade Culinary Arts School. The 12-month program provides individuals with the training needed to find jobs as professional cooks in a growing food-service industry. Instructors are certified with extensive training, and the program features small class  […]
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