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Seven-year-old Donates Birthday Money to Haiti


Instead of birthday gifts, 7-year-old Claire-Marie Harrower asked her nine friends to bring money to her birthday party so she could give it to The Salvation Army’s ongoing relief efforts in Haiti.

A total of $214.21 was gathered. Claire-Marie and her mom, Lisa, made a special trip to The Salvation Army’s head office in Toronto to hand in the donation.

“We gave to The Salvation Army because we know that most of it goes directly to The Salvation Army’s extensive immediate and […]

Millions Injured, Homeless in Wake of Haiti Earthquake


Dear friend,

Salvation Army personnel are working around the clock to carry out our emergency response after the 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck the Caribbean island of Haiti on January 12.

A communication just received from The Salvation Army’s Director of Disaster Services stationed in Haiti said:

“When the earthquake struck, I was driving down the mountain from Petionville. I looked out the windows to see buildings pancaking down. Thousands of people poured out into the streets, crying, carrying the injured, looking for […]

Salvation Army Haiti Earthquake Relief: Update 2


The Salvation Army World Services Organization, based in the U.S., has personnel en route to Haiti to coordinate the various logistics needed to get food air-lifted into Haiti. At least 285,000 meals are ready to be sent.

In addition, a team of professionals in the field of emergency disaster services will assist exhausted workers on the ground in Haiti. They will put into place an Incident Command Centre to facilitate the arrival of volunteers from other countries to assist […]