Blog

The Salvation Army Gave Him Hope

Posted on 7th July 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Take (left) and Jason, support staff (right) at The Salvation Army's Harbour Light
How would you feel if suddenly you had no income? This was the devastating consequence for Take (pronounced Tochy) after a ski accident prevented him from working. “I never thought that something so unexpected would happen to me,” says Take. “Or that my life would change so drastically.” For years, Take lived his Canadian dream.  […]

Canada Post Strike

Posted on 5th July 2016, by jeffwong
Due to a possible Canada Post work disruption,  we anticipate delays in receiving and processing any donations sent by mail. If you have already sent a donation to The Salvation Army by mail, please be assured that we will process it as soon as we are in receipt of your mailing. If you wish to  […]

Released and Restored

Posted on 4th June 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Staff counsel residents at Moncton Greenfield House
When the prison doors open and the offender is conditionally released, what happens next? There are several challenges faced by offenders at the time of their release and The Salvation Army in Moncton, N.B., is helping them successfully transition back into the community. “The Salvation Army’s Greenfield House is a residential facility that offers a  […]

From Hopelessness to Helping Others

Posted on 18th April 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Judy, Beneficiary of Salvation Army transitional housing
One day, Judy was a successful accountant. The next day, she was in a coma. “I was volunteering when I suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm,” says Judy. “I was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery to reduce bleeding and pressure. My family was called in to say goodbye.” Three weeks later, Judy woke up.  […]

Hope in a Box

Posted on 1st February 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
young mother with child get assistance from Salvation Army in Agincourt
As she sat quietly waiting for her bag of food items at The Salvation Army in Toronto’s community of Agincourt, Nicole had more than feeding her four hungry children on her mind. With a near empty bank account, she couldn’t provide winter wear for her family or afford to keep her dog. And Christmas, which  […]

Salvation Army Addresses Mental Illness

Posted on 26th January 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Mental Illness. Awareness. Acceptance. Action
Statistics reveal that 1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental illness and research states that by 2020, depression will be the leading cause of disability on the planet. Mental health issues are real.  Just ask anyone who suffers with them about the debilitating effects it has on work and personal life. People with mental illness  […]

How The Salvation Army Changed Lives in 2015

Posted on 5th January 2016, by jeffwong
Last year, The Salvation Army in Canada helped 1.85 million people. That’s 5,000 people every day. We are truly grateful for the support from our generous donors and committed volunteers who enable us to improve the lives of vulnerable people. Click on the images shown here to see The Salvation Army at work.
Last year, The Salvation Army in Canada helped 1.85 million people. That’s 5,000 people every day. We are truly grateful for the support from our generous donors and committed volunteers who enable us to improve the lives of vulnerable people. Click on the images shown here to see The Salvation Army at work.  

“It’s Time to End Poverty” Toronto Fundraiser

Posted on 12th November 2015, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army in Toronto is hosting their annual It’s Time to End Poverty Fundraiser today. To get involved and help put an end to poverty one child, family and meal at a time, follow ‪#‎ItsTime‬ on Twitter or visit http://itstimetoendpoverty.ca.  Members of the public are invited to 160 Jarvis Street to the Toronto Harbour  […]
Categories: Blog