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Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Officially Opens

Posted on 25th September 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Officially Opens
TORONTO, Sept. 25, 2017 /CNW/ – The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre celebrates its official opening and rededication on Monday, September 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. after three years of infrastructure renewal. The 60-year-old facility, which is located at 650 Church Street, underwent a multi-million dollar retrofit and renovation over the past three years.  […]
The Salvation Army Responds to Mexico City Earthquake as Relief Continues around Oaxaca and Veracruz
A 7.1-MAGNITUDE earthquake has caused the collapse of buildings and other infrastructure in and around Mexico City. The epicentre was on the border between the states of Puebla and Morelos, around 120 kilometres from the Mexican capital. The Salvation Army’s Territorial Commander Colonel Ricardo Bouzigues reports that there has been ‘tremendous damage’. More than 200  […]
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  […]

Prime Minister Visits Salvation Army

Posted on 28th August 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
Prime Minister Visits Salvation Army
Over 500 people filled the parking lot of The Salvation Army’s Suncoast Citadel Friday morning in Goderich, Ont., anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the visit just in time to help with the ‘Huron County Backpacks for Kids’ program. “Canadians are there for each other at times of  […]

The Salvation Army in Texas Responds to ‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Harvey

Posted on 27th August 2017, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army in Texas Responds to ‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Harvey
Forty-two mobile kitchens and two field kitchens have been deployed by The Salvation Army in Texas following the landfall of Hurricane Harvey. The Category 4 storm is the most damaging weather system to hit the mainland United States in more than 13 years. Meteorologists estimate that up to a metre of rainfall can be expected  […]