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Salvation Army Supports Proposed Changes to Disbursement Quota


OTTAWA, March 5, 2010 – The proposed changes to the Disbursement Quota announced yesterday in the 2010 federal budget are widely supported by The Salvation Army. The removal of the quota will provide The Salvation Army; one of Canada’s largest charities, with increased flexibility in meeting the needs of Canadians during a time when more and more people are turning to charities for help.

“We are very pleased with this announcement” said Colonel Floyd Tidd, Chief Secretary of The Salvation Army. […]

Homeless Youth Receive a Hand Up at Salvation Army Shelter


At The Salvation Army Sutton, Ontario, Youth Shelter, male and female clients receive a hand up rather than a hand out.
The shelter’s emergency and transition housing for homeless youth has served more than 800 people, ages 16 to 26, since its doors opened in March 2006.

The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre Announcement


“The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre is an important and integral part of the healthcare network within the Toronto Central LHIN and The Salvation Army is pleased to share in this important announcement today with the Minister of Health and Long-Term care, the Honorable Deb Matthews.

The Salvation Army is pleased to confirm our commitment to own and operate The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre thanks to the commitment of Minister Matthews in announcing funding for the required infrastructure […]

Bracebridge Radio Station Partners with The Salvation Army to Give Hope to Haiti


On Thursday January 28, The Moose 99.5 FM, in conjunction with Muskoka Lumber, The Bracebridge Examiner and the Canadian Government, opened up its phone lines and broadcast live to raise funds for the survivors of the Haitian earthquake.

Over 200 calls flooded the station’s phone lines. Every dollar donated was matched up to $50,000.00 through the support of Muskoka Lumber, and that was matched by the Canadian Government. More than $200,000 was raised and donated to The Salvation Army for its […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Extreme Cold Alert in Toronto


TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ – In response to the Extreme Cold Weather Alert issued by the City of Toronto The Salvation Army has opened an additional 40 emergency shelter beds in the downtown core. The following facilities have opened extra beds: The Gateway – 10 extra beds, Evangeline Residence – 2 extra beds, Florence Booth House – 4 extra beds, Hope Shelter – 14 extra beds, Maxwell Meighen Centre – 10 extra beds.

“The extremely cold temperatures pose a significant […]

Second Flight of Evacuees and Children for Adoption Arrives in Canada


OTTAWA, Jan. 27 /CNW/ – Salvation Army Emergency and Disaster Services staff were on hand for the second time this week to welcome Haitian evacuees and children bound for adoption by Canadian families upon their arrival at Ottawa International Airport. The flight touched down in Ottawa just before 2:00 p.m. carrying approximately 52 orphans and 71 evacuees.

Salvation Army staff and volunteers provided winter coats, snowsuits, scarves, winter boots, hats and mittens to evacuees, many of whom were wearing summer […]