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Salvation Army Re-opens Expanded Thrift Store

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Halton Region-Bargain hunters get ready. On January 27 The Salvation Army officially re-opens its expanded thrift store. There will be $1 and $2 deals as well as other in-store specials. The first 100 customers will receive a $10 gift certificate.

The 3245 Fairview St. site is now 14,000 square feet and offers clothing, shoes, toys, books, housewares, electronics, furniture and new mattresses. It also boasts updated lighting and a paint job.

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City of Toronto Proclaims “Salvation Army Week” December 19-26, 2011

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Mayor Rob Ford on behalf of Toronto City Council has proclaimed December 19-26, 2011 as “Salvation Army Week” in the City of Toronto. Mayor Rob Ford encourages everyone to support The Salvation Army this holiday season.

“The holiday season is an important time for the Salvation Army as its annual Christmas Kettle campaign gets underway to raise funds to help men, women, families and children in need,” says Mayor Ford. “There are more than 350 Christmas Kettle locations throughout the […]

OPP Raises Over $5,000 for Salvation Army

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The fourth annual OPP Christmas Charity Barbecue was held on Thursday, Dec. 1 at the Grenville County OPP detachment in Kemptville.

A total of $2,984.35 was raised which was matched by the Kemptville Scotiabank for a grand total of $5,968.70! In addition a vanload of food and toys was donated. All the proceeds went to the Salvation Army Christmas Campaign.

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Shuffle for Salvation Army

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With expectations of helping over 5,200 London households this Christmas, the Salvation Army was grateful for the participants at the annual Santa Shuffle Fun Run and Elf Walk Saturday, December 3.

Santa led the runners and walkers of all ages around the perimeter of downtown’s Victoria Park. They were there to raise money for this year’s Christmas hampers and more

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Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life donate $50,000 in support of The Salvation Army’s Annual Christmas Campaign

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Toronto, ON December 6, 2011 – The Salvation Army is very pleased to receive a $50,000 contribution from Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life toward its 2011 Annual Christmas Campaign. Funds raised during this important campaign support vulnerable individuals during the Christmas season and throughout the year.

“Throughout 2011, The Salvation Army has focused on the fundamental right of dignity for all,” says Commissioner Brian Peddle, Territorial Commander of The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda. “This donation recognizes […]

Salvation Army Nativity Scene Smashed by Vandals

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AJAX — A symbol of the true meaning of Christmas for the people who help some of Ajax and Pickering’s neediest families was left shattered last weekend after vandals smashed the nativity scene outside the Salvation Army offices on Kings Crescent in Ajax.

Grant Waddell, administrator for the Ajax and Pickering Salvation Army, said the nativity scene was placed last Wednesday on the front lawn of the House of Hope, which serves as the food bank and provides family services.

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Canada’s Leading Data-to-mail Company Shuffles with The Salvation Army

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“It’s easy, fun and a great way to help people in need,” says PostLinx president Michael Coverdale.

On Saturday, December 3, PostLinx employees will join more than 10,000 runners/shufflers nationwide in The Salvation Army’s Santa Shuffle. The annual family-friendly event, aimed to raise funds and awareness for The Salvation Army’s critical services, has been supported by PostLinx for more than 20 years.

PostLinx is a leading business and customer communications service provider that uses the latest technology to […]

Sally Ann Campaign Kicks Off

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The familiar sound of bells ringing echoed throughout the New Sudbury Centre on Thursd ay as the Salvation Army launched the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign.

Capt. Tony Kennedy, area commander of the Salvation Army, said the money raised from the campaign “supports our ministry throughout the year.” The local campaign goal is $175,000. Last year, the campaign raised about $158,000.

Kennedy said the money raised from the campaign is used for food, shelter, clothing, transportation, medication, presents and sometimes, to help pay […]

Shaw Tracking Collects Clothing to Help Those Less Fortunate

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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 at the Oakville Recycling Centre where our team had an opportunity to personally thank the organizer Kaye Williams-Ranking.

Kaye said Shaw employees were committed to donating […]