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A Donor’s Story

Posted on 17th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
With an estimated 165,000 nonprofits and charities in Canada, why do people give to The Salvation Army? One man tells his story. In East Asia Robert* grew up in a well-to-do family. His father, a master baker, owned a successful business in a thriving area of town. But when corruption eroded in the community, Robert’s  […]

A Dad to Count On

Posted on 10th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Becoming a new dad brought Carnot joy—and stress. While he happily embraced his new responsibilities, mounting challenges of migrating to a new country caused him to question his ability to provide for and protect his family.  He worried that he couldn’t be a dad his daughter could count on. Anxiety and Uncertainty In 2008 Carnot  […]
After severe flooding in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic, the swollen River Danube is now threatening the Hungarian capital Budapest. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has declared an emergency and his government has asked The Salvation Army to provide essential supplies and assistance as evacuations take place. On 6 June, Salvation Army officers (pastors) and  […]

Salvation Army in Germany Supports Flood Response

Posted on 6th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
As floodwaters rise in eastern Germany, The Salvation Army is actively assisting victims and volunteer workers. Around 30 volunteers – equipped with four vehicles – are providing help across the region. This area was also heavily damaged by extensive flooding in 2002, so many of the people who have lost personal goods and are presently  […]

Building Collapse Involves Salvation Army Family Store

Posted on 6th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
Philadelphia- “At this time, we are gathering information about the details of the building collapse at 22nd and Market Street in Philadelphia,” says  Major John Cranford of The Salvation Army. “Our number one concern is for the safety of our customers and the employees who were involved. We are coordinating with the Police and Fire  […]

Salvation Army Provides Shelter as Floods Hit Czech Republic

Posted on 4th June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
The Salvation Army in the Czech Republic is playing an important role in helping people affected by rising floodwaters. Flood barriers have been raised on the River Vltava, which flows through the capital, Prague, but parts of the city are already affected. More than 3,000 people have been evacuated from their homes across the west  […]

Every Kid Deserves a Chance to Play

Posted on 3rd June 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
It’s unlike any other soccer program.  FFA (Football for All) Global is giving Toronto’s low-income kids the boost they need to succeed. Growing up, Mark, 18, set his sights on playing professional soccer.  Living in one of Toronto’s poorest and roughest neighborhoods he thought the sport would help keep him stay focused long enough to  […]
TORONTO, May 29, 2013 /CNW/ – The Salvation Army and MOLLY MAID will once again be joining forces this summer as MOLLY MAID collects non-perishable food items to help restock depleted Salvation Army food bank shelves all across Canada. Last year, more than 1.8 million Canadians received assistance from The Salvation Army. On average, approximately  […]

TELUS Day of Giving Impacts Local Communities

Posted on 27th May 2013, by SalvationArmy.ca
It began with a group of people and an idea. Then the initiators rallied their coworkers. Since its inception in 2006, TELUS Day of Giving has mobilized more than 65,000 Canadian team members, retirees, family and friends to volunteer on the front-lines of the communities they live, work and serve in. On the last Saturday  […]