Trades Program Helps Vulnerable Youth Succeed

Posted on 15th March 2018, by
Man holds pot of food
Zach Blyth, 19, knows what it means to struggle in school. Feeling like he didn’t belong was always tied to a powerful internal dialogue that said he’d never succeed in life. But The Salvation Army’s Hospitality Program in Wiarton, Ont., changed that by turning his doubts into self-confidence and, today, he has dreams, goals and  […]

March Break Camps are More than Memories

Posted on 12th March 2018, by
Young female participant enjoys snacks at March break camp
March break is the perfect time for children to escape the pressures of school and life and enjoy a change of pace. This week, across Canada, many Salvation Army centres are hosting March break camps, where children can enjoy activity-filled days in a safe, inclusive environment. “Kids benefit a lot from attending camp,” says Courtney  […]

Salvation Army Provides Warm Clothes to Newcomers Facing First Canadian Winter

Posted on 2nd February 2018, by The Salvation Army in Canada
A woman with a cultural head scarf covering her mouth and looking down in cold weather
Amidst sub-zero temperatures, asylum seekers are crossing the Canadian border and The Salvation Army in Quebec is providing winter clothes to help protect them from the bitter cold. “Many are from Africa and the weather is a big adjustment for them,” says Vanessa Pérugien, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services Director in Quebec. “Most of  […]