The Multiple Benefits of Community Gardens

Posted on 27th April 2015, by
In Fort Erie, Ont., newcomers and low-income families are finding hope and a better quality of life at an unexpected place—a Salvation Army community garden. “When vulnerable people attend to their garden they find food security, friendship, purpose, belonging and more,” says Anne Watters, community and family services worker at The Salvation Army. Community gardens  […]

Give it up for Earth Day

Posted on 21st April 2011, by Salvation Army
Earth Day, April 22, is the perfect opportunity to renew your commitment to living in harmony with the environment. Are you ready to green your cleaning routine? Will you get away from bottled water or coffee in paper cups? There are a million possible green alternatives to what we do on a daily basis. Did  […]
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Election Issue No. 3 – The Environment

Posted on 18th April 2011, by Salvation Army
With Canada plunged into its fourth election campaign in seven years, the environment is one issue Canadians want to hear about. As it relates to the environment, The Salvation Army believes that humans are called to careful stewardship of the earth and its resources. Among other environmental initiatives, the Army makes environmental concerns an integral  […]
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The Salvation Army’s ‘Green’ Initiatives

Posted on 18th April 2011, by Salvation Army
While the environment may down the list on the election agenda, politicians can still sense that the public continues to worry about ecological deterioration. Canadians are eager to make choices that will benefit the environment. With this in mind, The Salvation Army continues to look at realistic alternatives that promote environmental stewardship. Success stories In  […]
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Earth Hour

Posted on 23rd March 2011, by Salvation Army
On Saturday, March 26, 2011, at 8:30 p.m., lights will switch off around the globe for Earth Hour, and people will commit to actions that go beyond the hour. The Salvation Army supports earth hour. We value preserving our environment. The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters is a registered participant in Earth Hour 2011. Tell us  […]
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Are You Ready to Join Earth Hour?

Posted on 23rd March 2010, by Salvation Army
Will you be joining a billion people around the world in turning off the lights on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 p.m.? The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters is a registered participant in Earth Hour 2010. Participation in Earth Hour is a symbolic global statement about making long-term changes to the way we use resources both  […]
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