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MOLLY MAID Helps to Stock Depleted Food Bank Shelves


MOLLY MAID and The Salvation Army have once again combined their efforts this summer to help combat food shortages nationwide. The MOLLY MAID Christmas in July Food Drive raised 2,000 pounds of food that helped replenish Salvation Army food bank shelves across Canada.

“According to Food Banks Canada, 918,000 Canadians go hungry every summer,” says Major Les Marshall, Territorial Secretary for Public Relations and Development. “With the combination of slow summer donations and an increase in demand, many Salvation Army food […]

Staff from Remedy Holdings Inc. organize food drive

Canadian Company Donates Food to Help Combat Hunger


Remedy Holdings Inc., a privately owned Canadian company with pharmacy operations throughout Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, has donated 12,480 pounds of food to The Salvation Army.

“One in eight Canadians struggle to put food on the table,” says Major Les Marshall, territorial public relations and development secretary. “With the generous donations of partners such as Remedy Holdings, Inc., who organized food drives in 13 communities, The Salvation Army is able to extend its reach in providing food assistance to those […]

Salvation Army Christmas assistance relieves a lot of holiday pressure for low-income people in Agincourt

Salvation Army in the News


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 […]

Koodo Mobile helps The Salvation Army fight hunger and feed hope

Koodo Food Drive Helps The Salvation Army Fight Hunger and Feed Hope


From May 20 to May 31, 2014, Koodo Mobile’s 159 locations across the country collected a total of 1,981 pounds of food that will be used to help people in need in local communities.

“The Salvation Army is grateful for partnerships such as Koodo,” says Major Les Marshall, Territorial Public Relations & Development Secretary. “It takes a lot of money to stock our food shelves. When groups such as Koodo support The Salvation Army, we are able to stretch our dollars […]

Salvation Army Partners with MOLLY MAID for Annual Christmas in July National Food Drive


The Salvation Army and MOLLY MAID are working together again this summer as MOLLY MAID collects monetary donations and non-perishable food items to help restock depleted Salvation Army food bank shelves nationwide.

With 1 in 7 Canadian children going to school hungry and more than 1.8 million Canadians receiving assistance from The Salvation Army last year, it is truly important to help The Salvation Army provide basic necessities, including nutritious food, even outside of the traditional donation months, such as Christmas […]

Needs are Great as Thanksgiving Food Drive Kicks Off


The Ottawa Sun sat down with Michael Maidment days into his new role heading the Ottawa Food Bank.

Q. What has surprised you in your first week?

A. Going into the warehouse and seeing 21,000 square feet of food and starting to appreciate and understand, looking at those boxes, what that really means to nearly 50,000 families who receive help from the Ottawa Food Bank every month. It was an aha moment.

Q. We reported in June that food bank use is […]

Salvation Army Gets 4-H Donation


The Portage Salvation Army received some much-needed help from the St. Claude 4H Club on Thursday.

The 4H Club held a food drive on Wednesday and RWay Ag also presented a cheque that matched the value of food donated.

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Food Drive Doubles Goal


Vernon – A week-long food drive that saw a store manager camped out on the roof, has collected more than 30,000 lbs of food.

Save On Foods manager Jim Tennant climbed down from his rooftop post Monday morning after the store more than doubled its goal of raising 12,800 lbs of food for the Salvation Army food bank.

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Special Delivery Stocks Food Bank’s Bare Shelves


Summerside – Postal employees fanned out across the city Saturday morning to collect donations for the 18th annual Postal Food Drive.

“Instead of delivering mail, (the letter carriers) are picking up groceries,” explained Marj Montgomery, The Salvation Army’s community and family services coordinator for Prince County.

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