The Salvation Army Responds To Toronto 6 Alarm Highrise Blaze

Posted on 27th September 2010, by Salvation Army
TORONTO, Sept. 24 /CNW/ – Just before 5:00pm a six-alarm blaze broke out on the 24th floor in a highrise on Wellesley Street and quickly spread to adjacent floors. The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour to provide nutrition and hydration relief to first responders and evacuees. Mr. Jeff Noel, of The Salvation  […]
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Salvation Army Health Centre Celebrates Opening of Rooftop Garden

Posted on 30th June 2010, by Salvation Army
On Friday June 25, 2010, The Salvation Army’s Toronto Grace Health Centre Irwin Rooftop Garden was officially opened by Commissioner William W. Francis, Territorial Commander of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda. In October 2009 the Health Centre received its largest donation in the more than 100-year history of the hospital. A portion of  […]

The Salvation Army Responds To Tornado in Midland – UPDATE 1

Posted on 25th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Midland, ON – June 24, 2010 – Following the touch-down of a tornado in Midland, Ontario, The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour at Smith Park Trailer Park, where approximately 100 trailers have been damaged or destroyed. Major Neil Evenden, of The Salvation Army in Midland, arrived on scene, and immediately called in  […]
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The Salvation Army Responds To Tornado in Midland

Posted on 24th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Midland, ON – June 23, 2010 – Following the touch-down of a reported tornado in Midland, Ontario, The Salvation Army arrived on scene within an hour at a trailer park, where 20-40 trailers have been destroyed. Major Neil Evenden, of The Salvation Army, arrived on scene, and immediately called in a Salvation Army canteen from  […]
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Helping Autistic Adults Find their Way

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
New Salvation Army centre aims to provide ‘out-of-the-box’ support programs Colin Baxter knows his autism makes finding work in film production an added challenge. But an adult autism centre opening today aims to help the 27-year-old and others like him achieve their goals. The Autism Centre on Main Street East is an “out-of-the-box” way of  […]
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Salvation Army Gives Aid to Tornado Victims

Posted on 9th June 2010, by Salvation Army
Environment Canada has confirmed an F1 tornado touched down in Essex County in southwestern Ontario early Sunday morning. Leamington, a town of approximately 30,000 residents, saw damage to barns, grain bins, corn silos, houses and mobile homes, as well as countless broken and uprooted trees. A state of emergency was declared by the municipality. Salvation  […]
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I Thought I Would Die a Junkie

Posted on 7th April 2010, by Salvation Army
At age 13 Scott Cameron was shy, insecure and desperate to be accepted by his friends. “In an attempt to fit in, I smoked my first joint of marijuana, with a buddy, under the carport of our middle-class family home,” says Scott.
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Sally Van Helps Toronto’s Homeless Youth One Night at a Time

Posted on 1st April 2010, by Salvation Army
In late 2009 I volunteered on The Salvation Army’s street youth van that feeds and befriends Toronto’s homeless youth. Seven evenings a week, the “Sally Van” gives a glimpse of hope to 16 to 25-year-olds who are desperate for food, compassion and understanding.
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