Elementary School Students Help Fire Victims

Posted on 24th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Students at Springvale Elementary School, located at 92 Down’s Avenue in Halifax, Nova Scotia, made an effort to ensure that everyone in their community stayed warm this winter. Throughout the month of January students Jenna Mills and Sarah Pugh rallied their entire school to collect winter clothing for local individuals and families in need. Joanna  […]
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New Program Aims to Help Young Dads

Posted on 6th February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
Blake wanted to be a great dad, but would his own childhood experiences hold him back? When Blake was just two months old, his parents realized they would be happier apart than together. While his mom battled addiction issues, Blake lived with his father. “I felt safe and cared for,” says Blake. But at age  […]
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Overcoming Powerlessness

Posted on 3rd February 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
The situation was critical and needed to be taken care of immediately. But, while *Jenny was desperate to break free from her abusive husband, she had nowhere to go. In 2009 Jenny, her husband, and two young children left England for Canada. “*Joe felt it was time for a change,” says Jenny. While the transition  […]
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Things ‘worse,’ Salvation Army says

Posted on 23rd January 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
A year has passed since The Salvation Army, representing some churches in southwestern Nova Scotia, wrote a letter to Premier Darrell Dexter expressing its concern about the impact of the loss of the Yarmouth ferry. Twelve months later, a local pastor who played a significant role in writing that letter on behalf of the Yarmouth  […]
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New Year, New Life

Posted on 3rd January 2012, by SalvationArmy.ca
In 2005, a failed marriage and a move to a new community left Petlyn Small with three young children and a truckload of challenges. Her life of simplicity and joy had become one of pain and heartache. Mother, father, friend, teacher, cook, housekeeper, provider—the list goes on. “Being a parent is hard at the best  […]
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Women in Crisis Rely on The Salvation Army

Posted on 14th November 2011, by Salvation Army
In Saskatoon, Sask., emergency housing is a common request. In November 2010, when city shelters were full and overcrowded, The Salvation Army opened Mumford House. Mumford House, a 40-bed emergency shelter, is a renovated 4-plex that serves women, children, and youth, desperate for refuge during periods of extreme personal crisis and upheaval. The idea is  […]
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Shaw Tracking Collects Clothing to Help Those Less Fortunate

Posted on 9th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
From October 17-31, entertainment and communications company Shaw Tracking rallied more than 400 employees at its Mississauga office to collect gently-used clothing to help vulnerable citizens this Winter. The company-wide clothing drive resulted in 45 bags of clothing including jackets, sweaters and winter boots weighing a total of 562 pounds. The donations were recently dropped-off  […]
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Salvation Army Runs ‘Kitchen on Wheels’

Posted on 8th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Hot meals are being delivered in west Niagara two nights a week with the possibility of adding more. The Salvation Army has taken the lead on an initiative to curb homelessness in Niagara and one of the first steps is a mobile outreach. The kitchen-on-wheels started delivering hot meals last year in Beamsville, through a  […]
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Space Will Soon Fill with Hope

Posted on 4th November 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
Collingwood – It’s dusty and cold right now, but in a couple of weeks, it will be a storehouse of Christmas dreams — and hope. Last week, local developer Larry Dunn handed over the keys for 10,000 square feet of warehouse space to Capt. Mark Crabb of The Salvation Army. The space will be used  […]
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Salvation Army Breaks Ground for New, Expanded Facility

Posted on 31st October 2011, by SalvationArmy.ca
With the demand for services on the rise in Toronto’s Central York Region, The Salvation Army Northridge Community Church broke ground on September 22 for a new, larger facility that will accommodate the community’s growing needs. As one of the largest social service agencies in the region, The Salvation Army assists thousands of people each  […]
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