The Salvation Army Launches National Fundraising Appeal to Support BC Fires Disaster Response
TORONTO, July 11, 2017 /THQ/—“As wildfires rage in B.C.’s interior, The Salvation Army’s Emergency and Disaster Services is on alert to provide fast, efficient service to first responders and those impacted by the disaster,” says Lt-Colonel Brian Venables, Divisional Commander. “The Salvation Army’s established and well-rehearsed emergency protocol allows the organization to offer practical support such  […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses $21-Million Goal

Posted on 10th January 2017, by
Christmas kettle volunteer thanks donor for contribution. Photo by Steve Nelson.
Toronto, ON January 10, 2017 – The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $23.5 million nationally through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $21-million goal. “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us to help 1.9 million struggling Canadians during the  […]
Salvation Army canteen serves doughnuts to soldiers during World War 1.
Toronto – June 2, 2016 – Get ready for the sweetest day of the year! Today, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced a partnership with The Salvation Army that will help celebrate National Doughnut Day. On Friday, June 3, customers will receive a free doughnut of their choice and have an opportunity to donate directly to The  […]

The Salvation Army Responds to Alberta Fires

Posted on 5th May 2016, by
EDS mobile feeding unit in Fort McMurray
May 5, 2016 – As fires continue to rage in Alberta, The Salvation Army’s Emergency and Disaster Services is providing support to first responders and disaster survivors. The Salvation Army has deployed four Community Response Units to feed 800 first responders engaged in the Fort McMurray fire response efforts. Two additional response units will arrive in  […]

The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign Raises Over $22 Million

Posted on 7th January 2016, by
Salvation Army gives bag of food to client
Toronto, ON January 7, 2016 – The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $22 million through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $21-million goal. With a growing demand for its services across the country, The Salvation Army will use the additional money to fund its much-needed programs in 400 communities. All  […]

Walmart Canada Helps Salvation Army Fill the Kettle

Posted on 17th December 2015, by
On December 19, Walmart Canada Helps Salvation Army Fill the Kettle
TORONTO, December 17, 2015 ― On Saturday, December 19, Walmart Canada will match donations made by individuals to Salvation Army Christmas kettles located in its stores nationwide up to a maximum of $100,000. In addition, Walmart Canada will contribute $70,000 to CTV Toy Mountain in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Ontario Great Lakes (Oakville Place, Burlington Mall  […]

The Salvation Army Offers Clothing Vouchers for Syrian Newcomers

Posted on 15th December 2015, by
December 14, 2015 – The Salvation Army is offering clothing vouchers as part of a welcome package for refugees arriving in Canada. These vouchers can be redeemed at Salvation Army Thrift Stores and will help provide the additional clothing needed by newcomers as they settle in the country. To coincide with the arrival of newcomers  […]

When School is Out, Salvation Army Steps In

Posted on 26th June 2015, by
vulnerable youth climb at Jacksons point camps
Toronto ON, June 25, 2015 – Summer is here and Salvation Army camps are gearing up to provide vulnerable children with the time of their life. “Salvation Army camps provide financially accessible camping opportunities to families in need,” says Captain Rick Zelinsky, Executive Director of The Salvation Army’s Ontario Camping Ministries. “Campers often come from  […]
Toronto, ON (January 15, 2015) – Thanks to contributions from donors, volunteers and community partners, The Salvation Army raised $22 million dollars during its 124th annual Christmas Kettle Campaign. Donations to the campaign will remain in the local communities in which they were raised and will help The Salvation Army in the fight against poverty  […]

Salvation Army’s 124th Christmas Kettle Campaign Halfway to $21-Million Goal

Posted on 16th December 2014, by
Toronto, ON (December 16, 2014) – With a fundraising goal of $21 million, The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign has received just over $11 million in donations so far this holiday season. The charitable fundraiser runs through Christmas Eve and helps local Salvation Army units provide vulnerable people with basic necessities such as food, clothing,  […]