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Fundraiser Sends Hundreds of Kids to Camp

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For the third year in a row, Thrift Stores in Canada collected funds in-store to help send marginalized children to camp for one week. The 2012 Send a Kid to Camp fundraiser ran from April 2 to May 12.

Thanks to the generous support of guests, sponsors and others, funds raised will send 445 kids to camp. The numbers have more than doubled from last year.

With more than 200 nationally and locally operated thrift stores from coast to coast, the Salvation […]

Fundraiser Helps Send Kids to Camp

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A fundraiser at Newmarket, Richmond Hill, and Markham Thrift stores is giving even more children the opportunity to enjoy camp this summer.

Being thrifty not only keeps money in your pocket, it could help send a child to camp. Local Salvation Army Thrift Stores want you to help a child experience fun, freedom and excitement at camp they otherwise wouldn’t be able to attend this summer.

“The sad reality is that many parents in communities across the country simply cannot afford the […]

Help a Child Enjoy the Wonders of Summer Camp

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For underprivileged children, the dream of experiencing summer camp often goes unfulfilled.

That’s why for the third year in a row Salvation Army Thrift Stores are running their Canada-wide Send a Kid to Camp fundraiser. The goal is to help deserving and underprivileged children enjoy nature, participate in sports, make new friends, learn new skills and have fun.

From April 2 to May 12, Salvation Army Thrift Stores are accepting donations for the summer camp initiative. It costs $220 to send one […]

Salvation Army Thrift Stores Raise Funds to Send Kids to Camp

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Salvation Army Thrift Stores want you to say “YES” to helping a child experience fun, freedom and excitement at camp this summer.

For the third year in a row, Thrift Stores in Canada will collect funds in-store to help send marginalized children to camp for one week. The 2012 Send a Kid to Camp fundraiser officially kicks-off on Monday, April 2 and will run through to Saturday, May 12.

Thanks to the overwhelming support and generous donations from customers […]

Salvation Army Quebec Thrift Stores Send Kids to Summer Camp

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The Salvation Army’s Camp L’Achigan, located about 50 kilometres north of Montreal, received a boost of financial support this summer thanks to generous donations collected at Salvation Army Thrift Stores in Quebec during this year’s Send a Kid to Camp fundraiser.

Earlier this month, Mark Pantrey, Quebec Retail District Manager, and Ildiko Fodor, General Manager of the Montreal-Downtown Thrift Store, were at Camp L’Achigan to present a cheque for $8,339.48.

The donation represents the full fee required for […]

Double Dose of Summer Camp Fun

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They may look alike, but twins Junae and Junel, 9, don’t always like the same things at camp. Good thing there’s something for everyone at The Salvation Army’s Jackson’s Point Camp.

Eight-year-old Relives Summer Camp Experience

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Daniel loves summer camp and he wants to tell you why. “There are no parents and no SISTERS to bug you!” says Daniel. “And, there are blue popsicles and sandcastle contests.” Read more of Daniel’s camp experience.

Camp Renovations Provide Safety and Comfort

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Since 1958, The Salvation Army Pine Lake Camp in Alberta has been a trusted destination for kids and families whereby they can escape home pressures and relax in nature.

Every summer close to a thousand campers come to this camp. Programs for children and teens from lower socio-economic backgrounds remain the central focus for which camp exists.

In 2005, the discovery of mould in three sleeper cabins forced demolition. For several years campers made do with temporary accommodations in […]