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Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Personnel from Canada Deployed to Florida Following Hurricane Irma Destruction
More than half a million meals have been served by The Salvation Army to people who have been displaced or have had their homes damaged by Hurricane Irma in south-eastern states of the USA. This is in addition to The Salvation Army’s ongoing emergency response in many of the Caribbean islands and in reaction to  […]

Adult Literacy Course Boosts Self-Esteem and Social Equality

Posted on 7th September 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Adult Literacy Course Boosts Self-Esteem and Social Equality
Imagine, at age 59, being unable to spell boat, step or help. “It feels disgusting when you can’t read or write,” says Bob. “But now I’m doing something about it.” Bob is a participant in The Salvation Army’s STages Education Program (STEP) in Winnipeg. The community-based adult literacy program is open to anyone with a  […]
Salvation Army Responds as Worst Flooding in South Asia for 30 Years Leaves Millions Homeless
After weeks of relentless monsoon downpours, vast parts of India, Bangladesh and Nepal are under water and more than 40 million people have been affected by the floods. Many of them have lost their homes and livelihoods and, with essential service facilities being overwhelmed, people’s lives are in immediate danger. Salvation Army emergency relief teams  […]

More than 200,000 Meals Served as Salvation Army Responds to Storm Harvey

Posted on 5th September 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
More than 200,000 Meals Served as Salvation Army Responds to Storm Harvey
NINETY-TWO mobile canteens and an emergency field kitchen are currently meeting human needs in southeast Texas. Flooding caused by Storm Harvey is still affecting many neighbourhoods and has displaced an estimated 43,000 people from their homes. The Salvation Army’s relief efforts continue. “The Salvation Army is not just there for the immediate crisis. We are  […]

Hurricane Harvey: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief Update

Posted on 1st September 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Hurricane Harvey: The Salvation Army Disaster Relief Update
In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, The Salvation Army is supporting one of the largest disaster relief operations in its history. To date, The Salvation Army has deployed 71 mobile feeding units to Texas.  Salvation Army trained disaster workers are being deployed to the stricken area from across the United States and  […]

Salvation Army Launches 126th Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

Posted on 23rd November 2016, by SalvationArmy.ca
Toronto, ON November 23, 2016 – The Salvation Army has launched its 2016 Christmas Kettle Campaign. Now in its 126th year, the annual holiday campaign seeks donations from the public to help The Salvation Army assist millions of Canadians living in poverty. With one in 10 Canadians struggling to make ends meet, The Salvation Army’s advertising campaign  […]

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  […]