10 Top Salvation Army Facebook Comments

Posted on 24th October 2011, by
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
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
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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Is Canada Ready To Solve Poverty?

Posted on 3rd October 2011, by
The public cost of poverty in Canada is easily $25 billion a year, and climbing. A new report from the National Council of Welfare suggests that the government could save billions of dollars by tackling the roots of poverty. The report The Dollars And Sense of Solving Poverty looks at the high costs of the  […]
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Fraud Awareness Seminar for Seniors

Posted on 26th September 2011, by
Fraud is the number one crime against seniors. With this in mind, The Salvation Army Grace Manor long-term care facility in Ottawa, in partnership with the RCMP, hosted an event to educate seniors as to how they can better protect themselves from fraudulent schemes and other forms of abuse. Held at the Grace Manor, representatives  […]
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Serving People…Meeting Needs

Posted on 20th September 2011, by
The Salvation Army helps more than 1.7 million people in Canada and Bermuda each year – that’s one person every 20 seconds! In 400 communities from coast to coast the Army exists to meet the needs of those most vulnerable and be a transforming influence through its broad range of social services. Every community has  […]
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Salvation Army Twitter Account Reaches 10,000 Followers

Posted on 15th September 2011, by
The Salvation Army’s Twitter account (@salvationarmy) has reached an important milestone, 10,000 followers! Check out some of our most memorable tweets over the years. • January 8, 2008: The Salvation Army’s launches @salvationarmy and tweets for the first time. • June 12, 2008: Salvation Army summer camps provided an memorable experience for at risk children.  […]
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Bikes for Adults in Need

Posted on 12th September 2011, by
Since May 2009, World Community Bikes has partnered with The Salvation Army and other Vancouver Island social agencies to provide bicycles to adults in need of transportation. To date more than 125 bikes have been repaired and distributed to those who can’t afford other means of transport. Another benefit from recycling usable bikes, frames, and  […]
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10 Tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Posted on 6th September 2011, by
People shop at thrift stores for a number of reasons. Here’s how to find your next thrift store score: 1. Watch for bargain days, discounts and clearance racks. 2. Shop the night before a sale. The store is almost empty and the shelves are stacked. 3. Shop on Monday and Tuesdays. Most donations come in  […]
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