The Salvation Army in Canada

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Salvation Army Statement on Toy Donation and Distribution


Toronto, ON December 9, 2010 – In response to recent media reports about toy donation and distribution, The Salvation Army states:

“Recent media reports about The Salvation Army’s toy donation and distribution are not reflective of the organization’s national policies. The Salvation Army has no policy against distributing Harry Potter or similar toys and, in fact, these types of toys are donated and distributed in some areas. Decisions about what to distribute are made at the local level, often in consultation […]

Angels in the Night deliver winter supplies to homeless shelters across Canada today and into the night


TORONTO, Dec. 7 /CNW/ – Starting today and continuing throughout the evening hundreds of volunteers from Invis and Mortgage Intelligence, two of Canada’s leading mortgage brokerage firms, will visit shelters across the country to distribute new clothing and supplies as part of their Angels in the Night volunteer program.

“In our daily lives we help people find the right home, but with the Angels in the Night project we want to help those who don’t have a place to call […]

20th Annual Salvation Army Santa Shuffle, Presented by All Weather Windows Was a Huge Success


Toronto, ON December 4, 2010 – Today, in 37 cities nationwide, close to 10,000 runners braved whatever December weather could throw at them and participated in The Salvation Army Santa Shuffle Presented by All Weather Windows. This 5 km run and 1 km elf walk is held annually to raise funds that support Salvation Army social and community service programs across Canada. While donations are still coming in, The Salvation Army is hopeful that it will exceed […]

PODS teams with The Salvation Army in Canada to brighten the holidays for people in need


PODS®, a leader in the moving and storage industry, will provide containers to serve as collection points

(Toronto, Canada) — PODS Enterprises, Inc.’s Canadian franchise network has teamed up to support The Salvation Army in Canada this holiday season as they collect food, clothing, toys and other items for the needy.

PODS franchise locations in Toronto, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa will provide PODS moving and storage containers to store donations this holiday season.

“Our local PODS franchise owners […]

Second Cup Guests Share a Cup of Kindness with New Salvation Army Partnership


TORONTO, Nov. 22 /CNW/ – Second Cup® is thrilled to announce a newly established partnership with Salvation Army Canada, to support individuals in need during this special time of year. Effective November 29, 2010 guests can purchase a limited edition $3 gift card (while supplies last), and a contribution in appreciation of gift card purchases will be donated to the Salvation Army.

States Natasha Mackow, Director of Marketing Communications, Second Cup “We are very proud to partner with such an […]

The Toronto Argonauts Serve Dinner for The Salvation Army


TORONTO, Oct. 12 /CNW/ – The Toronto Argonauts will partner once again with The Salvation Army on October 16, 2010 to serve a community dinner for more than 600 at The Salvation Army Toronto Harbour Light Ministries, 160 Jarvis Street, Toronto at 12:00 noon.

This year’s event marks the 13th anniversary of the partnership between the Toronto Argonauts and The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army would like to recognize the Argonauts for their continued dedication and support in helping serve […]

The Salvation Army Responds To Toronto 6 Alarm Highrise Blaze


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 Army Emergency and Disaster Services, arrived on scene, and immediately called in Salvation Army canteens from Toronto and Oshawa to assist. Further Salvation Army Emergency […]

The Salvation Army to Partner with MOLLY MAID for Christmas in July National Food Drive


Toronto, ON, July8, 2010 – The Salvation Army is thrilled to once again be partnering with MOLLY MAID and its customers in an effort to collect non-perishable food items to help restock depleted shelves this summer.
“The national economy is still recovering and in fact, the demand for services provided by The Salvation Army has increased by more than 25% over the past year,” says Graham Moore, Territorial Secretary for Public Relations and Development for The Salvation Army. “On behalf of […]