Salvation Army Kettle Campaign $5 Million Behind Target

Posted on 21st December 2017, by
An image of a Salvation Army Kettle and a man rigging a bell
Toronto, ON December 21, 2017 – With just a few days remaining before Christmas, The Salvation Army is hoping for a strong outpouring of support from the public. As of Dec 21, The Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign had raised over $16 million in donations, which is nearly $5 million below its $21-million fundraising goal. “We rely  […]

How You Can Benefit by Giving at Year-End

Posted on 28th December 2015, by
Salvation Army mobile street van serves food and drinks to vulnerable people
According to Imagine Canada, a national charitable organization which supports Canada’s charities, more than 60% of Canadians intend to donate to charity over the holidays. A large portion of The Salvation Army’s fundraising occurs during its Christmas campaign and at the close of the calendar year. These donations set the precedent for the upcoming year  […]

A Legacy Gift that Exceeded all Expectations

Posted on 6th July 2015, by
This is the story of a generous woman, bright lights and her legacy.  Betty Bonnington (née Rogers) was born in rural Saskatchewan in 1927.  She moved to Toronto in 1952 to live near her future husband, Ken Bonnington.  Soon afterward, Betty and Ken married and in 1957 moved to West Vancouver, British Columbia.  Ken’s job  […]

How You Can Benefit by Giving at Year-End

Posted on 26th December 2014, by
benefits of year end giving
As 2014 quickly comes to an end, we reflect on the past and start planning for the new year. Now is a good time to consider making a year-end donation to charity. Maximum tax benefits depend on timing. When you make a gift to The Salvation Army by December 31, you not only improve the  […]

Why One Donor Gives to The Salvation Army

Posted on 29th September 2014, by
Canadian author and sociologist, Anne-Marie Ambert, supports Salvation Army programs and services
Donating to charity is one of the most meaningful acts a person can take. Every year, more than 24 million Canadians donate to those in need because they care about their fellow citizens. But with 160,000 charities and non-profit organizations, how does one decide where to direct their money? Canadian author and sociologist, Anne-Marie Ambert,  […]