Salvation Army in the News

Salvation Army Christmas assistance relieves a lot of holiday pressure for low-income people in Agincourt
by Linda Leigh
Categories: Articles, Feature, Mobile, Newswire
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Now in its 125th year, The Salvation Army’s annual holiday campaign seeks donations from the public to help millions of Canadians living in poverty. The Salvation Army is doing its best to help vulnerable Canadians across the country. But don’t just take our word for it. The following are links to recent media reports about The Salvation Army at work.

Victoria, B.C. – When she needed help, Kelly Jane, a single parent, received a food hamper that relieved a lot of holiday  pressure. The experience inspired her to give back, and she began volunteering with The Salvation Army that same year. She is now a dedicated volunteer with the organization.

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Winnipeg, Man.: – Two sisters are collecting Christmas dresses with the hope of putting the sparkle into another girl’s holiday season. When they found out that not all girls get the chance to dress nice over the holidays, they wanted to help. The Salvation Army is distributing the items to families in need.

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Stratford, Ont. – Police officers from Perth county OPP and The Salvation Army are teaming up once again in the annual stuff-a-cruiser event that will place something special under the tree for children on Christmas morning.

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Fort Erie, Ont. – The Fort Erie Salvation Army has kicked off its annual Christmas kettle campaign that helps vulnerable people at Christmas and throughout the year with programs that include the mobile outreach truck that provides monthly meals, a community garden, tax clinics and help with utility payments.

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